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UN Human Rights Commission Delays Review of Chechnya to April 23

The UN Commission on Human Rights has postponed until ... a The UN Commission on Human Rights has postponed until April 23 its review of the situation in Chechnya ... Moscow for human rights violations there.  On Wednesday the 53-member Commission gave Russia ...

18/05/2010 - 19:36 - comment 0

Bahrain Submits Candidacy for UN Human Rights Commission

Bahrain has submitted its candidacy to join the UN Human Rights Commission. Bahrain has submitted its candidacy to join the UN Human Rights Commission, reported the Bahrain Tribune, citing officials as saying.  The sources said ...

18/05/2010 - 19:37 - comment 0

Israel Refuses to Work with UN Human Rights Commission

Israel will not cooperate with a UN human rights commission investigating violations of rights by Israel ... and Beit Jala, said press reports.  A special session of the UN Human Rights Commission set up the committee on October 19th.  UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, visited Israel ...

19/05/2010 - 09:51 - comment 0

PCHR Delegation Meets with the UN Human Rights Inquiry Commission

Rights (PCHR) met with the UN Human Rights Inquiry Commission that is investigating Israeli human r A delegation from the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) met with the UN Human Rights Inquiry Commission that is investigating Israeli human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, ...

19/05/2010 - 09:50 - comment 0

US Loses Seat at UN Human Rights Commission

on the top UN rights body for the first time since the commission was formed in 1947, said Christian Science Monitor on Friday.  The 53-member UN Human Rights Commission, which usually meets in Geneva, makes ... in and outside of the United Nations. We'll continue to pursue them.   UN Human Rights Commissioner Mary ...

18/05/2010 - 19:33 - comment 0

Despite strong US opposition, Libya elected as chairman of the U.N. Human Rights Commission

at the March 17-April 25 session of the U.N. Human Rights Commission which meets annually to survey the rights ... election as chairman of the United Nations Human Rights Commission, against strong opposition from the Uni ... Najat Al-Hajjaji was supported in a secret ballot by 33 members of the 53-nation UN Human Rights ...

18/05/2010 - 16:23 - comment 0

UN Commission on Human Rights Invited to Visit Iraq

in Geneva Monday. The UN human rights commission also said that the visit would last for three to four ... Commission on Human Rights, ambassador Andreas Mavrommatis, has been invited by the government of Iraq to The special rapporteur of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, ambassador Andreas Mavrommatis, has ...

18/05/2010 - 17:22 - comment 0

UN commission rejects bid to condemn Iranian Human Rights

Commission on Monday rejected a bid by the United States to condemn alleged human rights violations in th The Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Commission on Monday rejected a bid by the United States to condemn alleged human rights violations in the Islamic Republic of Iran.    The 53-nation Commission ...

18/05/2010 - 16:51 - comment 0

Human Rights Watch Urges UN Resolution against Iran’s ‘Human Right Abuses’

concern Tuesday that a resolution on Iran at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights may ... at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights may be in jeopardy.   The international monitoring ... Africa division of Human Rights Watch.   "Defeat of the resolution at the Commission would ...

18/05/2010 - 19:37 - comment 0

Arab States Call for Human Rights Commission to Examine Violence

Arab countries took steps Tuesday to demand the UN Commission for Human Rights hold a special session ... Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson.  The ambassadors also met with UN Secretary General Kofi ... Arab countries took steps to demand the UN Commission ...

19/05/2010 - 10:54 - comment 0