India vowed to continue to work for the promotion and protection of Human Rights through "Samman, Samvad and Sahyog."
UN Human Rights Council last week announced in Geneva that they are in possession of some 120,000 pieces of evidence on alleged abuses committed by Sri Lankan troops.
In March, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution against Sri Lanka's rights record, giving it a mandate to collect evidence of crimes committed during the country's civil war against LTTE.
India, on multiple occasions, in the past strongly rejected the UN human rights chief's criticisms relating to Jammu and Kashmir.
Bachelet cites “multiple” allegations of Taliban house-to-house searches looking for officials from the previous government and “people who cooperated with U.S. security forces and companies.”
UN human rights office spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani said that armed fighters had been using live ammunition and whips to disperse crowds, killing at least four people since mid-August.
According to sources, while highlighting India’s stand against terrorism, Modi will also speak about Islamabad with regards to the situation in Afghanistan.
Michelle Bachelet urged countries to enact “a wide range of reparations measures” as part of efforts to address the legacies of slavery, colonial rule and racial discrimination.
Michelle Bachelet, in a video statement, called on all states to end impunity, to listen to the voices of people of African descent and to confront past legacies and deliver redress.
The final resolution, on systemic racism and rights violations by law enforcement agencies against Africans and people of African descent, made no specific reference to the United States.
The tiny island nation has been grappling with a political crisis after the president refused to obey a Supreme Court order to release nine political prisoners and declared a state of emergency.
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein today flayed any attempts by India to deport Rohingyas to Myanmar when the ethnic minority community is facing violence in their country.
The UN human rights chief condemned he violence and injustice faced by the ethnic Rohingya minority in Myanmar as a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.
A UN human rights expert has expressed concern over an army battalion flying into Rakhine state in western Myanmar, saying the government must ensure security forces respect human rights.
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.