India abstains from Human Rights Council vote to probe Russian actions:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: The United Nations General Assembly suspended Russia from the Human Rights Council during a meeting recently. Ninety-four members voted in favour while 24 voted against, and 58 abstained. India also abstained in the UNGA vote moved by the United …

India abstains from Human Rights Council vote to probe Russian actions:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: India has abstained on a vote at the UNHRC resolution which “strongly condemned” aggression by Russia on Ukraine.   What was the resolution about? It asked the council to set up an international commission of enquiry into Russia’s actions …