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Last month, as she appealed to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva for aid in seeking her father's release, Jacqueline (Brunson) Furnari read a recent note from Pastor Brunson. “Let it be clear. I am in prison not for anything I have done wrong, but because of who I am—a Christian pastor,” ...
... 23 April at 14:00 local time at the United Nations Development Programme (conference room) in Farcha, N'djamena. Access to the news conference is strictly limited to journalists. The Working Group will present its findings and recommendations to the UN Human Rights Council in September 2018.

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) formed a delegation to take part in the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva in line with its responsibilities and commitments as one of Egypt's leading Human Rights entities and as an NGO with special consultative status ...
... of which it said used chlorine or sarin, a nerve agent, and were conducted by the Syrian government. The commission, which is currently investigating the attack on Douma, is an independent body established by the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate human rights violations in Syria.
GENEVA: Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri has demanded President of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Vojislav Suc, for urgent intervention by the Council to end the siege violations against the State of Qatar and work to activate ...
As a founding member of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in 2006 and party to more than 20 international human rights .... that the basic legal principles required by the UN Human Rights Council are non-political, non-confrontational and non-selective, ...

What if I were to pay $3 million dollars to have your father shot in the head? That's the question I asked Michael Lynk, the United Nations' so-called “special rapporteur” on Israel, this past week when he presented a report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a hostile anti-Israel and anti-Jewish body. It was an ...
In July 2017 The United Nations Human Rights Council voted in favor of adopting the Gaza Conflict Commission of Inquiry which allege that both Israel and Hamas may have committed war crimes during the summer war. The resolution was adopted with strong European support, with 41 council states ...
The United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR ) has adopted a resolution proposed by the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (NAM) condemning economic sanctions against Venezuela by the United States, Canada, the European Union and their allies. The document, put forward at the OHCHR ...
A Chinese resolution calling for "mutually beneficial cooperation" on human rights issues was adopted at the United Nations Human Rights Council last week. But activists and several countries, including Switzerland, say it actually weakens human rights principles. "The Chinese resolution is the first stage ...
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza shared the resolution and the vote via Twitter. Western nations, including Germany, the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Spain were among those who rejected the decision. Despite this, the Human Rights Council stated the measures “threaten the sovereignty of ...
GENEVA — The resolution passed by the United Nations' top human rights body on Friday seemed innocuous, if obscurely worded in places. ... For most of the decade since the body, the Human Rights Council, became active, China's posture at its meetings has tended to be defensive, fending off criticism ...
Western nations, including Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain were among those who rejected the decision. The Human Rights Council, meanwhile, said the measures "threaten the sovereignty of states... with a view to preventing these countries from exercising their right to decide, ...
Forty-five countries have called on the Cambodian government to reinstate the main opposition party and ensure that a general election to be held in July is free and fair. The countries, including the United States, Britain, and France, jointly issued a statement at the United Nations Human Rights Council in ...
The UN Human Rights Council passed on Thursday a Russia-initiated resolution that demands from all states to close secret prisons. ... the US and Georgian delegations, Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations office and other international organizations in Geneva Gennady Gatilov said: ...
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has overwhelmingly adopted a resolution “Promoting human rights and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ... It also recognizes the United Nations Public Service Award, also received by ASAN Service, as the most prominent international recognition of ...
The Council heard an opening statement by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in New York. In the course of the meeting, Andrew Little, Minister of Justice of New Zealand, addressed the ...

Meetings of the United Nations Human Rights Council are set to go ahead on Friday despite another call for a one-day strike by UN Geneva staff to protest wage cuts and deteriorating work conditions. “I continue to engage with those concerned with a view to ensuring that basic minimum services be ...
The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its general debate on the annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General. The Council started the general debate on Wednesday, 21 March after ...
But on Tuesday the former prosecutor, Seyyed Alireza Avaei, now Iran's minister of justice, appeared at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, one of nearly 100 ministers and dignitaries to speak at the start of its main session this year. The reaction inside and outside the council was outrage.
Saudi Arabia, a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), continues its crackdown on human rights. The HRC, consisting of 47 Member States elected by a majority of the members of the United Nations General Assembly by direct and secret ballot, is the highest international body ...


 

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