Un Human Rights Council

  • Gaddafi's burial delayed for investigation 21-10-2011 05:30 PM

    Tripoli: The burial of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi has been delayed until the circumstances of his death can be further examined and a decision is made about where to bury the body, Libyan officials said on Friday, as the UN human rights office called for an investigation into his death....
  • Libya: UN accuses both sides of war crimes 02-06-2011 11:03 AM

    United Nations: A UN panel investigating the conflict in Libya has accused both Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime and opposition forces of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in their 15-week fight. Libyan government forces that are pitted against pro-democracy activists who have committed war crimes and crimes against...
  • India elected to 47-nation UNHR council 20-05-2011 11:33 PM

    United Nations: India and 14 other countries were on Friday elected to the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council, which is based in Geneva. India was not in competition for the seat since there were four countries and four seats for the Asia block. With 189 countries voting, Indonesia received 184...
  • UN rights forum to hold urgent session on Syria 27-04-2011 08:42 PM

    Geneva: The UN Human Rights Council will hold an emergency session on the deteriorating situation in Syria on Friday, after enough states backed a US request, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The US request to convene a special session of the 47-member Geneva forum was endorsed by 16 member...