UNHRC

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UNHRCUnited Nations Human Rights Commission
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Malin said he also expected that the possible adoption of a resolution by the UNHRC would balance the positive progress of Cambodia's human rights situation with any concerns.
The lady Senator from Bicol has repeatedly urged the UN and the UNHRC to sanction an independent probe into the rampant killings under the Duterte administration in her messages for the International Human Rights Day in 2017 and 2018.
President Duterte has repeatedly said that the administration will block any attempt of the UNHRC to enter the country to investigate, by either barring their entry at immigration or not granting them visas.
He said that the said resolution to probe the country's war on drugs does not have overwhelming support by the UNHRC itself.
Come on, we know too well that Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions at the Office of the UNHRC failed to give the Philippines the rightful figure on the deaths since Pres.
According to the senator the government can just give the UNHRC a copy of a comprehensive report on its illegal drugs campaign especially figures of deaths and apprehensions resulting from the police campaign, and those that the government believes deaths perpetrated by rival drug syndicates and in purging of their own ranks.
He expressed hope the body would revisit its voting rules, following last week's 'minority vote' where only 18 of the 47 council members favored investigation of the Philippines' drug war-related killings, but the UNHRC adopted the resolution.
At a general debate during the 41st session of the UNHRC here on Wednesday, Luhana said, "The Pakistan agencies continue using enforced disappearances of Sindhi political, civil society and human rights activists ruthlessly to silence every voice and struggle of Sindhi people for their democratic, political, economic and human rights."
CAIRO - 26 February 2019: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed to Geneva on Tuesday to deliver a speech to the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), according to a ministerial statement published on their official Facebook account.
The statement adds, "While we welcome continuous monitoring of human rights and accountability in Sri Lanka by the UNHRC, we are disappointed that the new resolution failed to set clear pathway for accelerated progress towards implementation of the Resolution 30/1."
"We firmly believe that steady progress and eventual success of the current transitional justice initiatives in Sri Lanka is crucial ndash not only to maintain and enhance the reputation of the UNHRC as an effective UN organ capable of living up to its creation mandate, but also specifically for Sri Lanka to prevent any seeds of potential conflict germinating in the hopeless and desperate situation most victims find themselves in," GTF added.
It is an open secret that violations, double standards and politicization of human rights agenda by certain members of UNHRC have now become a routine.