Human Rights Council Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 2/28/2012 1:20:46 AM EST
    Government supporters shout slogans during a street march, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Thousands of people in towns and cities across Sri Lanka on Monday took to streets to protest against a proposed U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on alleged human rights abuses during the country's civil war. Hundreds of protests coincide with the beginning of the council's four-week session in Geneva. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Posted: 2/28/2012 1:20:45 AM EST
    Government supporters display placards during a street march, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Thousands of people in towns and cities across Sri Lanka on Monday took to streets to protest against a proposed U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on alleged human rights abuses during the country's civil war. Hundreds of protests coincide with the beginning of the council's four-week session in Geneva. Placards read: "Defeat terrorism and allow the development of Sri Lanka," center front, and "Defeat LTTE forces," right. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Posted: 2/27/2012 7:25:48 AM EST
    Government supporters shout slogans during a street march, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Thousands of people in towns and cities across Sri Lanka on Monday took to streets to protest against a proposed U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on alleged human rights abuses during the country's civil war. Hundreds of protests coincide with the beginning of the council's four-week session in Geneva. Placards from left read: "Victory, Luck, Federation of self-employees." (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
  •  - Delegates arrive before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Delegates arrive before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:18:20 AM EST
    Delegates arrive before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Delegates talk before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Delegates talk before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:17:55 AM EST
    Delegates talk before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter listens to a speech during the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter listens to a speech during the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:17:21 AM EST
    Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter listens to a speech during the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Al-Nasser President of the United Nations General Assembly looks on before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Al-Nasser President of the United Nations General Assembly looks on before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:16:50 AM EST
    Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the United Nations General Assembly looks on before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Swiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Swiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:16:17 AM EST
    Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:15:37 AM EST
    Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
  •  - wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:15:13 AM EST
    Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    wiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:09:05 AM EST
    Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Pillay shakes hands with Swiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Pillay shakes hands with Swiss Foreign Minister Burkhalter before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:08:36 AM EST
    U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay (R) shakes hands with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter before the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Pillay addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Pillay addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva

    Posted: 2/27/2012 6:07:41 AM EST
    U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay addresses the 19th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
  •  - A supporter of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa shouts slogans in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    A supporter of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa shouts slogans in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:36:07 AM EST
    A supporter of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa shouts slogans in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
  •  - Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:29:08 AM EST
    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
  •  - Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:26:22 AM EST
    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up placards as they sit on police barricades during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up placards as they sit on police barricades during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:23:10 AM EST
    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold up placards as they sit on police barricades during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
  •  - A supporter of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa holds up a placard with the image of Rajapaksa during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    A supporter of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa holds up a placard with the image of Rajapaksa during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:18:59 AM EST
    A supporter of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa holds up a placard with the image of Rajapaksa during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
  •  - Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up placards during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa hold up placards during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:14:16 AM EST
    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold up placards during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
  •  - Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa shouts slogans during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa shouts slogans during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo

    Posted: 2/27/2012 4:11:23 AM EST
    Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa shouts slogans during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)