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UN chief refuses to intervene on Kashmir issue, asks India-Pakistan to resolve through dialogue

The remarks came after the UN spokesperson was asked whether Antonio Guterres planed to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir during the UN General Assembly session later this month that would be attended by both Prime Miniter Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan.

Pakistan using United Nations forum for malicious agenda: India

Without naming Pakistan, India said this “fabricated narrative” comes from the “epicentre of global terrorism”, where “ringleaders were sheltered for years”.

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Explained: What is the UN human rights body, what does it do?

On its website, the Human Rights Council decribes itself as "an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe

India elected to UN Human Rights Council for three years beginning January 2019

India was elected to the United Nations' top human rights body (UNHRC) on Friday, for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019.

India appears all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed

India's last tenure had ended on December 31, 2017 and in accordance with the rules, it was not eligible for immediate re-election since it had already served two consecutive terms.

New UN rights chief urges India, Pak to take meaningful action on Kashmir issue

In her opening remarks at the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Bachelet said the people of Kashmir had the same rights to justice and dignity as people all over the world.

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Congress supports govt stand on UN report on Kashmir, says it is prejudiced

Condemning the United Nations report, the opposition party said it needs to be junked as it has not taken into account the ground realities in Kashmir and has encouraged terrorists by terming them as militant groups.

UN human rights review: What India ‘accepted’, what it merely ‘noted’

Between May 1 and May 12, 14 states were reviewed, including India, on May 4. Then Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi led the Indian delegation, which comprised officials from the Ministries of External Affairs, Home, Women & Child Development, Social Justice & Empowerment, Minority Affairs and Rural Development, and the NITI Aayog.

Iraq must ensure Islamic State's victims of sexual violence see justice -U.N

"Women and girls under the control of ISIL, in particular women from the Yazidi and other minority communities, have been especially vulnerable to abuses of human rights and violation of international humanitarian law," the report by the U.N. Assistance Mission to Iraq and the U.N. Human Rights Office said.

Cross-border terrorism responsible for Kashmir disturbances: India at UNHRC

Additionally, India urged the Council to call upon Pakistan to end cross border infiltration, dismantle the infrastructure of support to terrorism and to stop acting as an epicentre of international terrorism.

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Switzerland: Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon arrive for meeting on UNHRC sidelines

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov and Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon arrived for a meeting in the Russian room in the United Nations Office at Geneva on the sidelines of the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Tuesday. Sergei Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon are meeting to discuss the situation […]

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