Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Current Affairs, GK & News

UN on the CAA Issue

The United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights is to file an ‘intervention application’ with the Supreme Court with regards to the Citizenship Amendment Act.  Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights: The Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights is the top United Nations entity on human rights. It is mandated to protect human ..

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UNHRC Expresses Concerns over NRC in Assam and Situation in J and K

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, and the tense situation in Jammu and Kashmir while addressing the opening of the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. What is UNHRC? The United Nations Human Rights Council ..

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Michelle Bachelet appointed as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Michelle Bachelet, the former two-time President of Chile, has been officially appointed new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for a period of 4 years. She will succeed Jordanian diplomat Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein in September 2018. The High Commissioner is the principle official who speaks out for human rights across the whole UN system. It ..

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