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Twenty-seven United Nations member states have issued a joint declaration expressing concern about the Egyptian government's use of violence in its crackdown on opposition protesters. "For the first time UN member
Sudan's ministry of foreign affairs has denounced the annual US world report on human rights conditions and religious freedoms and human trafficking accusing it of citing unknown sources in order to reflect a confided political stance against Sudan.
Asked whether the issue was discussed with the Sri Lankan Minister who was in the Capital on Thursday for the Indian Ocean-centered maritime security trilateral, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin said: There was no substantive
Irans ambassador and permanent representative in the UN European Bureau in Geneva expressed deep concern of the member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) over deterioration of human rights (HR) situation in the occupied Palestine. Speaking in
United Nations human rights experts are demanding answers from Venezuela's government about the use of violence and imprisonment in a crackdown on widespread demonstrations. Six experts with the U.N.'s Human Rights Council have written to President
Sri Lanka questioned the independence of the human rights office of the United Nations on Wednesday, a day after the United States asked the U.N. to investigate human rights violations by the Sri Lankan government. The U.S. resolution calls for the U.
Reuters When asked to name the greatest threat to Israel's international legitimacy today, most casual observers will instantly refer to BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) or other related efforts to commercially boycott the Jewish state. Only much
Sri Lanka (AP) Human rights groups in Sri Lanka are asking the United Nations to set up an international investigation of alleged war crimes and other rights violations during the country's civil war. Twenty-four local rights groups signed a
Noting that more and more people around the world are taking to the streets to lay claim to their rights, United Nations officials opened the latest session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva today with calls for the protection of members of civil
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged member states to take action on Syria, saying that "States that are members of both the Human Rights Council and the Security Council have a special duty to end this bloody war." He also stated that all parties