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UN Human Rights Council: India Hits Out Pakistan For Raising Kashmir
First Secretary of India's Permanent Mission, Senthil Kumar says that Pakistan is violating basic human rights of minorities
Senthil Kumar Elaborated On Human Rights Abuses And Persecution Faced By Minority Communities In Pakistan.
New Delhi: At the UN meeting on Monday, there was a clash between India and Pakistan's representatives for violating one's basic human rights. India tugged Pakistan for raising the Kashmir issue at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and said that it is a "serious concern" for Pakistan to have the audacity to come on to others for issues like genocide.
Taking stand under its right to reply Pakistan raised Kashmir at the 43rd session of UNHRC, to which First Secretary of India's Permanent Mission, Senthil Kumar replied and pointed out at Islamabad for profaning the rights forum and should introspect their ideology and methods about UNHRC before blaming it on anyone else.
Then the crimes against humanity in Pakistan were brought under the attention of the council. New Delhi stated that enforced disappearances, state violence, forced mass displacement, extrajudicial killings, army operations, torture camps, detention centers, and military camps are some of the regular mishappenings taking place in Balochistan.
Mr. Kumar also talked about the abolishment of article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, last year in August and stated that it does not relate to any external ramifications. Mr. Kumar said that the people have marched ahead despite Pakistan's "nefarious attempt" to derail peace and prosperity.
"It's unfortunate that Pakistan continues to maintain its track record of misuse of the Human Rights Council and its mechanism. It's a matter of serious concern that Pakistan being the only country in South Asia of effecting a state-sponsored genocide would have the audacity to accuse others of it," said Mr. Kumar.
He further added, "It's questionable that a country of serious credibility issues would talk about human rights and self-determination. This country emerged out of religious fundamentalism and bloodshed and its history rigged with assassinations, coups and puppets running,". Mr. Kumar then pointed out and explained about how some of the minorities in Pakistan are facing abuses of basic human rights.
"Systemic misuse of Blasphemy in Pakistan has terrorized the minorities in Pakistan. The recent fate of two Hindu girls in Sindh, one Christian girl in Lahore, one Ahmadi lady in Chaleki, two professors from Khairpur are examples of systemic targeting of minorities through blasphemy laws. The state of Pakistan is well manifested in the impunity in the murder of 65 transgenders in Pakistan since 2015," Mr. Kumar explained.
He told that blasphemy in Pakistan is being used to terrorize and torture minorities.