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Separating children from parents at US border ´unconscionable´: UN rights chief

Geneva: The UN human rights chief on Monday urged Washington to stop separating migrant children from their parents at the US border, describing the policy as “unconscionable”. “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,” Zeid Ra´ad Al Hussein said …

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India under fire at UN

India came under fire yet again from the UN Human Rights Council and human rights bodies over its ill-treatment and threat to deport 40,000 Rohingyas, cow vigilantism and the recent murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein criticised New Delhi’s …

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British expert at UN ask for holding plebicite in Kashmir

Islamabad: British expert and historian Victoria Schofield has said that the holding of UN-supervised plebiscite under UN Security Council resolutions (UNSC) is a key requirement to resolve the Kashmir dispute, KMS reported. According to Kashmir Media Service Victoria Schofield while Speaking at an international event on the sideline of the …

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UNHCR urged to appoint representative on kashmir

Geneva: Kashmiri representatives  have called upon the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to appoint Special Representative to assess the rights situation in occupied Kashmir. Syed Faiz Naqshband, Convener APHC While making his intervention in the ongoing 35th session of the UNHRC in Geneva extended support to the initiative of …

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