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The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter.
Scores of Chinese and foreign companies may be involved in human trafficking, forced labour and other human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, a United Nations working group said on Monday.
Underlining that terrorism is an attack against human rights, India on Thursday said it has been at the forefront of global counter-terrorism efforts and does not see any contradiction between countering terrorism and promotion and protection of human rights.
A three-day exhibition highlighting the persecution of Baloch people in Pakistan's Balochistan province has been launched in front of Palais Wilson on the sidelines of the ongoing 46th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva.
As China continues to impose crackdowns on Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and people of Hong Kong under the draconian National Security Law, United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday said that Beijing was restricting basic civil and political freedoms in the name of national security and coronavirus measures.
The Government has shown the utmost respect for protests by farmers and has remained engaged in dialogue with them to address their concerns pertaining to the Farm Laws, said India on Friday.
Despite reports and testimonies of human rights violations emerging from Xinjiang and Hong Kong, China on Wednesday continued to deny the West's condemnation for Beijing's international actions.
India has urged Human Rights Council to call upon Pakistan to take credible and irreversible steps to end state-sponsored terrorism and dismantle the terrorist infrastructure in the territories under its control.
Noting that terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind and India is at the forefront of the fight against it, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that there is a need for clear realisation in bodies dealing with human rights that terrorism can never be justified, nor its perpetrators ever equated with its victims.
India on Friday gave a befitting reply to Pakistan at the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations saying that the world doesn't need lessons on human rights from a country which has been known as "nursery and epicenter of terrorism".
India again gave a befitting reply to Pakistan at the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations on Friday saying that the world doesn't need lessons on human rights from a country which has been known as "nursery and epicenter of terrorism".