Thursday, January 26

Tag: UN Human Right Council

Adviser: (Pakistan calls on UNHRC to take steps to uphold Kashmiris’ cause of freedom)

Islamabad:Pakistan has called on the UN Human Right Council (UNHRC) to take steps to uphold the Kashmiris' cause of freedom, justice and peace in the face of intensified Indian oppression. Speaking in a debate in Geneva, on promotion and protection of civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Khalil Hashmi said the oppressed Kashmiris must not feel alone. He said the sufferings of Kashmiri people are a burden on the collective conscience of the UN Human Rights Council. Khalil Hashmi said for the last seven decades, India has robbed Kashmiris of the UN-promised right to self-determination, fundamental freedoms and justice, thereby threatening peace and security of South Asia and beyond. He said for over 13 mont...

Diplomatic: (Pakistan urges UNHRC not to remain silent spectator to India’s abuses in IIOJ and K)

General, Islamabad
Islamabad:Pakistan has called on the UN Human Right Council (UNHRC) not to remain a silent spectator to the gross human rights abuses in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ and K). In his remarks to the Council on the report of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, Ambassador Khalil Hashmi said its failure to hold India accountable for its actions will only erode the body’s credibility. He said India has accelerated demographic changes in the occupied region by giving hundreds of thousands of Kashmiri domicile certificates in the past several weeks to non-Kashmiris. He urged the High Commissioner to continue the Kashmir monitoring and reporting processes, based on human rights merits and the objective criteria.