Articles about United Nations Human Rights Council

07 Oct 2022

UN: India abstains from voting on China's 'Uyghur Muslims' oppression

India abstained from voting on a draft resolution led by the West at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday for a debate on the alleged human rights violations in China's Xinjiang region against Uyghur Muslims.

13 Sep 2022

India raises issue of Sri Lankan Tamils at UNHRC

India raised concerns regarding the ethnic issue of Tamils in Sri Lanka in its statement at the 51st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Monday.

15 Sep 2019

21 killed in 2,050 ceasefire-violations by Pakistan in 2019: MEA

The Pakistani Army resorted to more than 2,050 cases of unprovoked ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LoC) this year, in which 21 Indian civilians lost their lives, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

13 Sep 2019

Imran Khan to hold mega rally in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir today

Amid brewing tensions between India and Pakistan, the latter nation's Prime Minister Imran Khan is all set to hold a "big jalsa" or public gathering to "express solidarity" towards residents of Kashmir.

27 Jun 2018

Indian Army
Army Chief dubs UN-report on human-rights violations in J&K 'motivated'

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today slammed the UN report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir, dubbing it as "motivated".

09 Mar 2018

India's new name for Pakistan: "Special terrorist zone"

After "Terroristan" and the "Ivy League of Terrorism," India has now christened Pakistan as "Special Terrorist Zone." This derives inspiration from the "special economic zone" concept.

29 Sep 2016

Pakistan News
Tekrik-e-Taliban Pakistan to join jihad in Kashmir

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, one of the deadliest terror groups operating on Pakistani soil, have called to wage a fresh jihad in Kashmir against Indian security forces.

20 Sep 2016

Pakistan News
Sharif discusses Kashmir with John Kerry

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif brought up the Kashmir issue during discussions with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington.

14 Sep 2016

Pakistan News
India denies UNHRC permission to visit to Kashmir

With Pakistan bringing up the Kashmir issue in various international platforms, the United Nations Human Rights Council requested India to grant access to the valley so they can assess the situation.

05 Sep 2016

Pakistan News
Unrest continues, Hurriyat refuses talks with Delhi

As the unrest in Kashmir continued to worsen, protesters set fire to the District Magistrate's office in Shopian; however, nobody was injured.

28 Aug 2016

Pakistan News
PDP seeks Geelani's help over Kashmir issue

Jammu and Kashmir's ruling PDP government sought help from hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani in calming the unrest that has gripped the valley.

05 Aug 2016

South Korea
High speed internet access for every Indian?

The question of whether all Indians should have access to dependable high speed internet is one we must think about.