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Pakistan loses UN Human Rights Council Election

Pakistan failed to win a re-election to the top UN human rights body, garnering just 105 votes in the 193-member General Assembly. The General Assembly yesterday elected 18 members of the UN Human Rights Council through a secret ballot. Pakistan's current term at the Council is set to expire on December 31 and it was seeking re-election to the 47-member Human Rights Council.

Updated : 30 October 2015, 02:32 PM