UNHRC

India's position not new: MEA on abstention at UNHRC on Gaza resolution

Last week, India along with 13 other countries abstained from voting on the resolution at UNHRC to launch an investigation into alleged violations and crimes during the 11-day conflict.

published on : 3rd June 2021

India's position not new; abstained on previous occasions also: MEA on UNHRC vote on Gaza violence

'Palestine wrote similar letters to all countries who abstained..', Bagchi said in response to a question on the Palestinian foreign minister writing to EAM over India's abstinence during UNHRC vote.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Gotabaya Rajapaksa thanks Xi Jinping for China's vote against UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

During the telephone conversation on Monday, Xi pushed the Sri Lankan leader to speed up Beijing's major infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

published on : 30th March 2021

Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa says his government will not succumb to UNHRC pressure

India has said its stand on the matter is governed by two considerations: support to the minority Tamils and stability and territorial integrity of Sri Lanka.

published on : 28th March 2021

Chidambaram attacks Centre for abstaining from voting on UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

The people of Tamil Nadu must and will punish the AIADMK-BJP alliance for this grievous blow to the interests of the Tamils, the Congress leader said.

published on : 24th March 2021

Centre slammed for boycotting UN vote against Sri Lanka

DMK president MK Stalin dubbed the Centre’s act as betrayal of Eelam Tamils.

published on : 24th March 2021

India abstains from voting at UNHRC on the Sri Lanka resolution

The resolution titled 'Promotion of Reconciliation Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka' was adopted by the UNHRC after 22 members out of 47 voted in favour of it.

published on : 23rd March 2021

AIADMK wants PM to keep promise, support UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

Raising the issue through a zero-hour mention, AIADMK's Thambidurai said Sri Lankan Tamil people cannot be assured of their fundamental rights without a vote in favour of the resolution.

published on : 23rd March 2021

India asks UNHRC to pay urgent attention to Pakistan's deplorable human rights records

India said that Pakistan must stop preaching and focus on its responsibility towards the millions suffering in the country.

published on : 16th March 2021

New agri laws violate UN declaration on farmers' rights signed by India: SKM to UNHRC

A memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed over to officials to mark the 110th day of the agitation at Delhi border, Samyukta Kisan Morcha statement read.

published on : 16th March 2021

US seeking seat on UN rights council: Blinken

The United States announced earlier this month that it would re-engage with the 47-member council after Trump's administration pulled the country out in June 2018.

published on : 24th February 2021

Sri Lanka seeks Indian support ahead of key UNHRC sessions 

During the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva next week, Sri Lanka's record in human rights and related accountability will be probed.

published on : 19th February 2021

China, Russia 'disassociate' from UNHRC resolution on Myanmar

The resolution calls for the release of detained persons including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint.

published on : 13th February 2021

India highlights human rights violations by Pakistan at UN

India’s response came after Pakistan raised the issue of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 9th March 2018