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World - International
7/12/2023 2:24:14 PM
The UN Human Rights Council voted Wednesday to condemn recent Koran burning incidents, but many countries declined to back the measure, fearing it encroached too much on free speech.

World - International
7/11/2023 11:12:13 PM
The UN Human Rights Council is heading towards a divisive vote on Wednesday on religious hatred following recent Koran burnings, with some Western nations reluctantly feeling the draft resolution encroaches too far on free speech.

World - Region
4/4/2023 4:58:27 PM
The UN Human Rights Council denounced Tuesday the rising numbers of executions in Iran, including of people who received the capital punishment in connection with protests that have rocked the country.

World - International
3/23/2023 10:00:28 PM
China attempted Thursday to block a prominent Uyghur activist from speaking at the UN Human Rights Council, where he demanded the body urgently address allegations of serious violations by Beijing.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/2/2023 11:01:06 PM
Egypt is keen on abiding by its international obligations relevant to human rights, affirmed Assistant Foreign Minister for Human Rights Khaled El-Bakly.

World - Region
11/24/2022 7:35:54 PM
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Thursday to condemn the bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in Iran and create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses, particularly those committed against women and children.

World - Region
11/24/2022 10:49:43 AM
The UN Human Rights Council is holding an urgent meeting Thursday to discuss whether to launch a high-level international investigation into the deadly crackdown on mass protests rocking Iran.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/10/2022 4:20:11 PM
Egyptian Judges' Club - under Chancellor Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen – criticised statements made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on cases pending before Egyptian courts and the sentences issued as "unacceptable interference in domestic affairs."

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/14/2022 12:01:11 AM
Egypt says that it coordinated with more than 95 countries at the 50th UN Human Rights Council session on Monday to issue a joint statement on the family’s role within society and its right to protection from the state.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/8/2022 1:18:00 AM
Egypt said the resolution to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) "squanders the organisation’s mechanisms” and “could weaken the credibility of the UN and its mechanisms," before abstaining on the vote.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/7/2022 8:22:39 PM
Russia considers its suspension from the UN Human Rights Council to be "illegal", the foreign ministry in Moscow said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/7/2022 7:32:00 PM
The UN General Assembly voted Thursday to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council as punishment for the invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/7/2022 3:17:26 PM
The Group of Seven industrialised nations on Thursday called for Russia to be suspended from the UN's human rights body over "heinous acts and atrocities" in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/6/2022 3:23:21 PM
The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council following allegations that Russian troops deliberately murdered civilians in Bucha, Ukraine, the assembly presidency said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/6/2022 9:54:00 AM
Israel continues with its abuses undeterred by an international community forever harping on human rights and commitments to international agreements.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/4/2022 3:06:36 PM
Russia appeared more isolated than ever following a historic vote at the UN Human Rights Council on Friday to launch an investigation into violations committed in Moscow's Ukraine war.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/8/2022 5:05:00 PM
The recent letter by members of the European Parliament criticising Egypt’s human-rights record is an assault on Egypt’s sovereignty and its right to govern its own citizens

World - Region
10/24/2021 3:36:05 PM
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) recent election to the UN’s Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the third time reflects the country’s efforts to strengthen human rights and its "increasing international presence," the Vice-President of the European Commission for promoting our European Way of Life said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/15/2021 3:34:00 PM
Human rights took centre stage during this week’s launch of a new government strategy

World - International
8/17/2021 10:09:24 PM
Calling a special session outside of the thrice-yearly regular meetings requires the backing of at least a third of the 47 members of the council -- 16 states

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