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42nd UN Human Rights Council Meeting

Published on September 11, 2019
Current context: India had a face-off with Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir in 42nd regular session of United Nations Human Rights Council.
42nd UN Human Rights Council Meeting 
  • Pakistan demanded to set up a commission of inquiry, which is UN’s highest-level probes for major crisis, to look into the issue of Kashmir.
  • Pakistan has termed the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir by India as “Indian brutality" in the region.
  • India slammed Pakistan’s comment and said that the parliament of India took the decision after a full debate that was televised and enjoyed widespread support and reiterated that the issue is internal to India.
  • UNHRC aims to protect and promote human rights around the world and is headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland.
  • It was established on 15th March 2006 and investigates human rights violations in UN member states.

Question: 

Q.1 The United Nations Human Rights Council is headquartered at?
a. Paris
b. Washington D.C.
c. Geneva
d. Vienna
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