Post Tagged with: "Human Rights Council"

China to oppose ‘politicization of human rights’ after being elected to UN rights body

October 14, 2020 8:51 pm0 comments
China to oppose ‘politicization of human rights’ after being elected to UN rights body

(TibetanReview.net, Oct14’20) – Despite vigorous and concerted opposition from human rights organizations around the world, the UN General Assembly on Oct 13 elected China to the 47-member UN Human Right Council, Geneva, at its 75th annual session. The council monitors and discusses human rights situations around the world and makes […]

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China now vying for a UN right council seat amid strong international criticisms

October 10, 2020 10:38 pm0 comments
China now vying for a UN right council seat amid strong international criticisms

(TibetanReview.net, Oct10’20) – After gaining a seat on the Consultative Group of the UN Human Rights Council in April this year amid much criticism, China is now running for a seat on the council itself. Human Rights Watch and other human rights groups are urging countries not to elect China […]

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Top UN officials, member-states urged to remove China from Rights officers-appointing body

April 18, 2020 2:00 am0 comments
Top UN officials, member-states urged to remove China from Rights officers-appointing body

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’20) – A total of 82 organizations and associations have petitioned top United Nations officers as well as 55 nominating governments, calling for the cancellation of the appointment of China to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s Consultative Group that will select at least 17 UN human rights mandate-holders […]

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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

March 13, 2020 3:12 am0 comments
Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein held a peace march to the office of Human Rights Council in Geneva on Mar 11 as its 43rd session was underway and in which the Tibet issue was referred to by several member countries. Addressing the council on Mar 10, which […]

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