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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/5/2024 7:07:00 PM
After 182 days of brutal Israeli war on Gaza, the UN Human Rights Council demanded a halt in all arms sales to Israel, calling for Israel to be held accountable for possible war crimes, and adopted a resolution on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination. The US voted against both texts.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/5/2024 1:12:14 PM
The UN Human Rights Council on Friday demanded a halt in all arms sales to Israel, highlighting warnings of genocide in its war in Gaza, which has killed more than 33,000 people.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/3/2024 1:08:22 PM
The UN Human Rights Council will consider a draft resolution on Friday calling for an arms embargo on Israel, citing the "plausible risk of genocide in Gaza".

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/26/2024 11:11:51 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights welcomed on Tuesday the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, which was reviewed during the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/26/2024 2:22:11 PM
The UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, Francesca Albanese, will deliver a report on Tuesday, to the UN Human Rights Council, saying that Israel has carried out acts of genocide in Gaza, and warning of "ethnic cleansing."

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/28/2024 8:05:19 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry expressed regret on Wednesday that the high-level segment of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meetings saw several international parties turn a blind eye to the human suffering of the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/27/2024 1:58:00 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry condemned the disregard shown by some parties on Monday in their statements before the UN Human Rights Council in Genevan concerning the humanitarian suffering of Palestinians, describing it as "disgraceful."

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/27/2024 12:09:00 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry pushed for a ceasefire in Gaza and increased international support for the Palestinian people while meeting with his counterparts at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

World - Region
1/10/2024 4:06:43 PM
Morocco's ambassador in Geneva was elected Wednesday to become the president of the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2024 in a rare secret ballot among member states.

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.

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