Post Tagged with: "UN Human Rights Council"

China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

April 4, 2019 11:50 pm0 comments
China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’19) – China has been denounced by diplomats and activists alike on Apr 1 for its brazen move to subvert the work of the UN’s top human rights body during its Mar 2019 session in Geneva, reported the AFP Apr 2. This included intense lobbying, pressure and even threats […]

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Rights groups pen joint open letter to urged UN action on China

February 2, 2019 3:25 am0 comments
Rights groups pen joint open letter to urged UN action on China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb01’19) – A collective of 37 human rights NGOs have on Jan 30 called on the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, to pass a resolution at its upcoming session “expressing collective concern about worsening rights abuse in China and the government’s failure to follow through on its obligations and […]

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Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

November 7, 2018 10:32 pm0 comments
Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions raised over its treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs and human rights advocates and lawyers at the third universal periodic review of its human rights record which commenced at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Nov 6, China has resorted to rhetorical flourishes […]

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US quits UN rights body for being a club with rights abusers

June 22, 2018 12:09 am0 comments
US quits UN rights body for being a club with rights abusers

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21, 2018) – Lambasting “its chronic bias against Israel” and lamenting the fact that its members included human rights abusers such as China, Cuba, Venezuela and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United States announced Jun 19 that it was leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council. The move […]

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China fails to thwart dissident from addressing UN Human Rights Council

March 22, 2018 10:58 pm0 comments
China fails to thwart dissident from addressing UN Human Rights Council

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2018) – The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action says non-governmental organisations “should be free to carry out their human rights activities, without interference”. And sure enough, on Mar 20, as Yang Jianli, a dissident in exile in the United States, addressed the UN Human Rights Council during […]

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Tibet rights situation raised by number of countries at ongoing UN Rights Council session

March 16, 2018 11:06 pm0 comments
Tibet rights situation raised by number of countries at ongoing UN Rights Council session

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16, 2018) – Speaking under the key agenda item “Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention”, a number of countries have expressed concern on the human rights situation in China and Tibet during the ongoing 37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Mar […]

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