UN Human Rights Council

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

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

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 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

The plight of Tamils of Indian origin in Sri Lanka

Apply any yardstick to workers in Lanka’s tea plantations—living conditions, longevity of life, education—they are at the bottom of the ladder.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Taliban behind summary execution of 72 ex-govt employees, security men: UN

UN deputy rights chief Nada Al-Nashif said they received credible allegations of more than 100 killings of former Afghan national security forces and others associated with the former government.

published on : 14th December 2021

India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24 term

India vowed to continue to work for the promotion and protection of Human Rights through "Samman, Samvad and Sahyog."

published on : 14th October 2021

Ready to engage with Tamil diaspora for talks: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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.

published on : 21st September 2021

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa discusses reconciliation with UN chief Guterres

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.

published on : 20th September 2021

UN human rights chief criticises India for 'frequent' communication blackouts in Jammu and Kashmir

India, on multiple occasions, in the past strongly rejected the UN human rights chief's criticisms relating to Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 14th September 2021

SCO Summit: PM to raise terror, Afghanistan issues in presence of Imran

According to sources, while highlighting India’s stand against terrorism, Modi will also speak about Islamabad with regards to the situation in Afghanistan.

published on : 7th September 2021

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