At UN Human Rights Council, OIC calls for ending rights abuses in Kashmir, Palestine

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Islamabad, September 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has urged the UN Human Rights Council to address the human rights’ violations of the people suffering from long-running disputes in Jammu and Kashmir, Palestine and Myanmar. In a statement delivered on behalf of OIC at UN in Geneva, Pakistan’s Ambassador Khalil Hashmi urged the Council to implement the recommendations addressed to it for Human Rights.

At the 47th foreign ministers’ conference in Niger, the OIC had demanded revocation of all illegal measures taken since August 5, 2019 including those designed to alter the demographic structure of the occupied territory and denial of rights of the Kashmiri people. Khalil Hashmi said we remind the international community of its obligations to ensure the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir in fulfilment of the rights of the Kashmiri people. The OIC also said that it remains gravely concerned over the continuing violations of international human rights and humanitarian laws in the Occupied Palestine Territory including East Jerusalem.

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