Islamabad, October 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): At the United Nations, Pakistan has urged the international community to recognize the threat of Global Hindutva which seeks to destabilize neighbouring countries. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram, in a written statement submitted to the UN Security Council, said the rise to power of right-wing and neo-fascist groups through electoral processes in certain countries is a disturbing phenomenon.
The 15-member body is holding a high-level debate on diversity, state building and the search for peace, organized by Kenya, which holds the rotating Council presidency this month. Elaborating his remarks, the Pakistani envoy said South Asia is witnessing the rule by a populist, supremacist government, elected on the basis of an agenda of religious exclusivity and hatred for other religious and caste communities. He said it brands the Muslim minority and certain ‘castes’ as racially inferior and even as ‘untouchables’ this is contrary to every principle of equality and human rights.
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