Rejecting Pakistan’s attempt to rake up the Jammu and Kashmir issue at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting, India wondered if it was not an irony that a country, which protected and sheltered global terrorists like Osama Bin Laden and Mullah Omar, was raising human rights concerns.
‘’Even as we approach 10 years of Mumbai terrorist attacks, their perpetrators continue to roam freely in Pakistan. The fact that UN proscribed terrorist entities and individuals actively campaigned and contested in the recently held elections reflects the deplorable state of affairs in Pakistan.
Terrorism originating from Pakistan remains the biggest threat to regional and global peace and security,’’ Indian diplomat Mini Devi Kumam said while exercising India’s right of reply in response to the statements made by Pakistan and the Organisation of Islamic Council (OIC) at the 39th session of UNHRC in Geneva.
She said no amount of ‘hyperbole’ could hide the dismal human rights record of Pakistan, which has been systematically violating the rights and freedoms of people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), including exploitation of their natural resources. Read More