UNHCHR

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UNHCHRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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The report was entitled by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, as: Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir: Developments in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018, and General Human Rights Concerns in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Trend reports referring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in her opening speech that human rights standards are rooted in many cultures and traditions, where these standards have proved valuable in disaster prevention, peacebuilding, equity and social cohesion, noting that comprehensive sustainable development requires the participation of civil society, and that policies supporting the rights of all peoples are driven towards the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, has expressed concern over the brutal targeting of Kashmiris and Muslims by Hindu extremists on the pretext of the Pulwama blast in occupied Kashmir.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is a department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.
South African court blocks government's ICC withdrawal bid ADDIS ABABA, Feb 10 (MENA) - The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights signed on Sunday a memorandum of understanding with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to promote cooperation in the field of protecting human rights.
Last year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a report revealing "impunity for human rights violations and lack of access to justice" to be among human rights challenges in the occupied valley.
Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al-Maktoum to the Office of Special Procedures at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The communique responds to and rebuts false allegations and provided evidence that Her Highness Sheikha Latifa was at home and living with her family in Dubai.
At the request of the family, on 15th December 2018, Mary Robinson, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former President of Ireland, met with Her Highness Shaikha Latifa in Dubai.
It is high time that the United Nations intervene and establish a commission of inquiry in the light of the recommendation by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to halt Indian state sponsored terrorism, he said.
He added that Pakistan appreciate the statement of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) SG conveying firm support to Kashmiris and call for urgent establishment of the COI recommended by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
The release of this report is seen as second big break through after United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OCHR) report on Kashmir in June 2018 highlting human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir.The report noted in the beginning that 'repeated requests notwithstanding, no representative of either Indian central government or the JandK state government has agreed to give evidence, verbally or in writing'.
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