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At a UN review, China basks in the flattery of friendly countries

[ad_1] Once every five years or so, each UN member state has to have its human-rights record examined under a so-called Universal Periodic Review (UPR) overseen by the body’s Human Rights Council. Every country in the UN may pose questions and recommendations to the state under review. This week China had its turn. The event merely illustrated its success in creating a split between most countries in the global…

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‘Perplexed, disappointed’: US after Israel’s decision to cancel delegation visit – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the United Nations Security Council voted on Monday to demand an “immediate ceasefire” in the ongoing Gaza conflict, marking the first such resolution amid the current hostilities. Israel expressed strong disapproval, particularly after the United States, its traditionally closest ally, abstained from the vote, allowing the resolution to pass.UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres emphasized the critical importance of the resolution’s implementation, stating on…

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