112 Countries Will Question India on Its Human Rights Record

India under the Modi regime faces a review of its human rights record by the UN Human Rights Council.
Sabrang India 02 May 2017
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India under the Modi regime, faces a review of its human rights record by the UN Human Rights Council ; the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group of the UN will examine India's human rights record for the third time on May 4; as of now, India is the second-most popular country for this UPR session – South Africa just barely beat it out with 113 countries listed to speak for that UPR. Brazil, Indonesia, Morocco, and the Philippines are all tied for third at 109.

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UN help sought to protect Indian Christians

Published on: 10:27 pm, May 2, 2017 by:.By Santosh Digal
New Delhi: A group of civil society groups has urged the United Nations (UN) to direct the Indian government to protect life, personal security and places of religious worship of Christians in the country.In 18-page report entitled “Universal Periodic Review India: Minorities on the Margins: Freedom of Religion or Belief and the Christian Community in India” was submitted by Christian Collective (A National Solidarity of the Indian Christian Community for Peace and Harmony) to UN last September.

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Help release the kidnapped Archbishops of Syria

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On April 22, 2013, both the Greek and Syriac Orthodox archbishops of Aleppo, Boulos Yazigi and Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim (US citizen), were kidnapped in Syria near the Turkish border. Their driver, Deacon Fatha' Allah Kabboud, was killed.

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