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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 - 08:51 - 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 ... and agreed to draft a letter to the commission's president, Shambu Shimkada, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson.  The ambassadors also met with UN Secretary General Kofi ...

19/05/2010 - 09:54 - comment 0

Sources: UN Human Rights Body to Hold Special Session on Middle East

by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, they said.  The Commission has already ... The United Nations Commission on Human Rights ... The United Nations Commission on Human Rights will convene a special session next week to examine ...

19/05/2010 - 09:32 - comment 0

UN's Top Human Rights Body to Set Up Inquiry Into Mideast Violence

The UN Human Rights Commission meeting in an emergency ... The UN Human Rights Commission meeting in an emergency session in Geneva Thursday agreed to set up ... also agreed to ask UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson to urgently visit ...

19/05/2010 - 09:28 - comment 0

UN Human Rights Body to Focus on Middle East Violence in Special Meeting

of inquiry.  Some 47 of the UN Human Rights Commission's 53 members backed an initiative by the Arab ... states also hope delegates at the special two-day meeting will agree to call for UN Human Rights High ... would not be able to come because of the Egypt summit.  The UN Commission on Human Rights holds its ...

19/05/2010 - 09:30 - comment 0

For the first time: UN human rights probe in Saudi Arabia

Nations Commission on Human Rights is expected to visit Saudi Arabia later this month after receivin For the first time, a special envoy of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights is expected to visit Saudi Arabia later this month after receiving an invitation from the kingdom, the UN said on Friday.     ...

18/05/2010 - 15:34 - comment 0

UN Human Rights Chief Not Received ‘Outright No’ From Israel

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson so ... trip UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson so far has ... and Gaza Strip which have claimed more than 100 lives.  The UN Human Rights Commission ...

19/05/2010 - 09:26 - comment 0

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 - 18:36 - 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 - 18:33 - 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 - 18:37 - comment 0