‘India’s backing of human rights at UNHRC not consistent’

A new analysis of voting during a decade at the UN Human Rights Council suggests that India did not consistently support issues such as civil and political rights including the death penalty, reprisals, defamation of religions, torture, drones, and the right to peace and peaceful protests.

The analysis by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) released in Geneva is focused on voting patterns at the apex international forum by Commonwealth countries between 2006 and 2016. The event was chaired by CHRI director Sanjoy Hazarika. Read More