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UNHRC: PoK activists raised slogans against Islamabad

Activists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) recently raised slogans against Islamabad and asked authorities to vacate Kashmir and allow them to live a peaceful life.

At HRC, Baloch group requests UN intervention over human rights abuses in Pakistan

Geneva: A Baloch rights group has requested UN intervention in the southwestern province of Pakistan to save people who are facing severe rights violations, media reports said.

Afghan Human Rights body says Taliban insurgents occupying its buildings

Kabul/UNI: The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has said that its office buildings have been occupied by the Taliban militia since August 15 when the Islamist group took over the country, and has appealed to the UN Human Rights Council to set up an independent body to monitor human rights violations in Afghanistan.

India slams Pakistan over its treatment towards minorities

Geneva: At UNHRC, India on Monday slammed Pakistan by stating that Pakistan is known as the “killing field” for the minorities.

Pakistan exploits Kashmiri youth as pawns in its proxy war: EFSAS director Junaid Qureshi tells UNHRC

Geneva:  European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) director Junaid Qureshi has targeted Pakistan and said the country's military establishment has used youth from Jammu and Kashmir to join its various terrorist proxies like Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed since 1980s.

Stop Pakistan from treating us like animals: PoK activist breaks down at UNHRC

Geneva: The torture meted to people of  Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) was reflected in the hard-hitting words of activist Muhammad Sajjad Raja as he broke down in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), appealing the global body to stop Pakistan from treating them like animals.

Persecuted Hindu minority of Pakistan demands justice from UN in Geneva

Geneva: A group of protesters gathered at UN Headquarters in Geneva during the 44th Session of UN Human Rights Council to highlight the plight of Hindus in Pakistan and to protest against the persecution faced by them.

Victims of intercommunal violence in South Sudan deserve ‘justice, truth and reparations’: Bachelet

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday condemned a fresh wave of intercommunal violence in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, that has left hundreds dead across 28 villages in Jonglei State, according to local authorities. 

Minority groups of Pakistan protest against atrocities of Army in Geneva

Geneva/IBNS: Several minority groups from Pakistan protested against  Pakistani Army for its atrocities and put up banners and posters in Geneva city where the United Nations Human Rights Council session is going on.

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief

New York, Jan 26 (IBNS): UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s declaration by Juan Guaidó that he had become the country’s interim president.

Is US readying itself to sever ties with UNHRC?

New York, Jun 16 (IBNS): If reports are to be believed, the United States is readying itself to cut down all ties with the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).