Human Rights Council

Myanmar spiralling 'from bad to worse, to horrific', says rights expert

The Myanmar military is committing war crimes and crimes against humanity daily, including murder, sexual violence, torture, and the targeting of civilians.

published on : 22nd September 2022

UN urges Taliban to follow other Muslim states on women's rights

When the Taliban seized power nearly a year ago, they had promised to pursue a softer version of the harsh rule that characterised their first period in power from 1996 to 2001, but to no avail.

published on : 1st July 2022

India abstains in UNHRC resolution on deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine

The resolution was adopted by a vote of 33 in favour, China and Eritrea voting against and 12 abstentions.

published on : 13th May 2022

Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for hard line against Russia

India's neutral stance in the war has raised concerns in Washington and earned praise from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

published on : 11th April 2022

Don't expect Russia to be ousted from UN Security Council: White House  

A day earlier, Russia was suspended from the UN Human Rights Council.

published on : 9th April 2022

Australian human rights body threatened with downgrade, 'A status' at risk

The commission risks losing its 'A status' rating for the first time in its 30-year history, a demotion that could see it stripped of its participation rights at the UNHRC.

published on : 8th April 2022

Russia suspended from UN Human Rights Council, India abstains in UNGA vote

TS Tirumurti said India continues to remain deeply concerned at the worsening situation and reiterates its call for end to all hostilities.

published on : 7th April 2022

UN to vote on suspending Russia from Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

published on : 6th April 2022

UN report urges immediate international effort to stem violence in Myanmar

Covering the period since the 1 February 2021 military takeover, the report is based on interviews with over 155 victims, witnesses, and advocates, whose accounts were corroborated.

published on : 16th March 2022

African countries says attacks on Nigerians racist, will call for UNHRC probe

The heads of African Mission accredited to India had convened a special meeting to look into the recent attacks against African students, in Greater Noida.

published on : 3rd April 2017