39th SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL General Debate Item-7 – Human rights situation in Palestine and other Occupied Arab territories Remarks by Pakistan 24 September 2018

Mr. President, Pakistan reaffirms the importance of this important Agenda Item – a discussion that reminds us that we as United Nations have failed to protect the basic human rights and fundamental freedoms of the people of Palestine and those of the other occupied territories. During the past seventy years, they have been driven from…

39thSESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL General Debate on Agenda Item 7 -Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories OIC Statement delivered by Pakistan (24 September 2018)

Mr. President, The OIC Member States are extremely concerned to see that due to continued international paralysis, Israel, the Occupying Power, has persisted with its deliberate, systematic and gross violations in Occupied Palestine with total impunity.  It continues to relentlessly act as a State above the law and unbound by principles of international law. It…

39thSESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Interactive Dialogue – Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 Protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (Agenda Item-7), OIC Statement delivered by Pakistan (24 September 2018)

Mr. President, At the outset the OIC would like to welcome the Commission of Inquiry to investigate in the events occurred in the context of mass protests in the OPT since 30 March and we thank them for the oral update provided to this Council. Mr. President, Since the protests began on 30 March, 187…

39th SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Item-7 – Interactive Dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Occupied Palestinian Territory, Remarks by Pakistan , 24 September 2018

Mr. President, Pakistan welcomes the members of the Commission on Inquiry to investigate in the events occurred in the context of mass protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since 30 March and thanks them for their oral update. Pakistan condemns the arbitrary killing of more than 100 Palestinians including women and children by the Occupation…

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Agenda Item 7 – 35th HRC Session – (19 June 2017)

  Mr. President, Can there be a comparison between the oppressor and the oppressed? Can there be any justification for occupation? There can be only one answer to this, NO. Then how can Israel’s state sponsored terrorism be equated with the legitimate struggle of Palestinian people in the West Banks, including Jerusalem and Gaza and…

Comments by Pakistan Agenda Item 7 General Debate 34th HRC Session (20 March, 2017)

Mr. President, Pakistan aligns itself with the statement made by OIC. The debate under item 7 reminds us about our collective failures as United Nations. It reflects upon our failure to protect the basic human rights and fundamental freedoms of Palestinian people and those in the occupied Syrian Golan. It shows that colonialism and apartheid…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur Agenda Item 7 (20 March 2017) 34th Session of the Human Rights Council

Mr. President. Allow me to begin by thanking Professor Lynk and expressing our appreciation for his first report and presentation to the Human Rights Council. We warmly welcome Professor Lynk in his new role, and condemn Israel’s refusal to cooperate with the mandate of the Special Rapporteur, consistent with its culture of non-cooperation with special…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC General Debate Agenda Item 7 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council

Mr. President, Israel was born in 1948 as a result of the ethnic cleansing and massdispossession of the Palestinian people. Since then, it has continued relentlessly to violate international law and to view itself as a State above the law, an exceptional State, unbound by laws and unbound by principles. We call upon Israel to…