Right of Reply – General Debate – Agenda Item 2 – 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council – 10 September 2019

Permanent Mission of Pakistan to UN Geneva   General Debate – Agenda Item 2 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council 10 September 2019 Mr. President,             We are making this right of reply in response to India’s Right of Reply.   Obfuscation of facts and outright mendacity has become a tedious habit of…

42nd SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL – Agenda Item 2 – Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights – Tuesday, 10 September 2019

42nd SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL PAKISTAN | Agenda Item 2 Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights Tuesday, 10 September 2019  Mr. President,           We thank the High Commissioner for her oral update. (We share her concerns regarding the grave human rights situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOK). The…

42nd SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL PAKISTAN | Agenda Item 2 Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Mr. President,           We thank the High Commissioner for her oral update. (We share her concerns regarding the grave human rights situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOK). The High Commissioner is equally justified in demanding immediate access to Indian Occupied Kashmir.) It has now been exactly 38 days since Indian Occupied Kashmir went…

Permanent Mission of Pakistan to UN Geneva – General Debate – Agenda Item 2 – 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council – 10 September 2019

Permanent Mission of Pakistan to UN  Geneva – General Debate Agenda Item 2 – 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council 10 September 2019   Mr. President,           We are making this right of reply in response to India’s Right of Reply.   Obfuscation of facts and outright mendacity has become a tedious habit of…

Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations First Right of Reply delivered by Qazi Saleem, First Secretary General Debate – Agenda Item 2 41th Session of the Human Rights Council 25 June 2019

Mr. President, We are making this right of reply in response to India’s Right of Reply. India’s obfuscation of facts and propagation of disinformation never fails to bemuse. The nexus between Indian Security agencies, Hindutwa politicians and the state controlled media, spread fake news and disinformation to achieve parochial objectives. They mislead their citizens, polarize…

PERMANENT MISSION OF PAKISTAN TO THE UNITED NATIONS 41th Session of the Human Rights Council General Debate – Agenda Item 2 First Right of Reply delivered by Qazi Saleem, First Secretary 25 June 2019

Mr. President, We are making this right of reply in response to India’s Right of Reply. India’s obfuscation of facts and propagation of disinformation never fails to bemuse. The nexus between Indian Security agencies, Hindutwapoliticians and the state-controlled media, spread fake news and disinformation to achieve parochial objectives. Theymislead their citizens, polarize their society on…

41stSESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Remarks by Pakistan – Agenda Item-2: Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights delivered by Ambassador Tahir Hussain Andrabi, Acting Permanent Representative of Pakistan – 25 June 2019

Mr. President,             We thank the High Commissionerfor her report. She has rightly drawn our attention to the human rights violations due to statelessness, incitement to violence/hate speech, religious intolerance, inequalities, lack of social safety nets and impunity. This Council must adopt an even-handed and objective approach to mitigate these trends.           Last year,…

Second Right of Reply delivered by Qazi Saleem, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations, 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, 8 March 2019

Mr. President, We are making this right of reply in response to India’s right of reply. India’s obfuscation of facts and propagation of disinformation never fails to amuse us. A recent report by a reputable organization has found that India has more fake and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world which has had murderous consequences in…

First Right of Reply, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations, Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights during the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, 8 March 2019

Mr. President, We are making this right of reply in response to India’s statement. India’s malicious rhetoric against Pakistan is in the same vain as Indian deplorable attacks on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as well the ex-High Commissioner himself after the publication of OHCHR Kashmir Report. India cannot hide behind…

Statement by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Agenda Item-2: of ID with High Commissioner delivered by OIC Coordinator, Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan 39th Session of the HRC (Geneva, 11 September 2018)

Mr. President,             On behalf of the OIC, I thank the High Commissioner for her report and the oral update   The OIC welcomes Madam Michelle Bachelet in her new role and appreciate her oral update. She confronts global human rights challenges in the context of deteriorating democratic values, ongoing and protracted conflicts, forceful…

Statement by Ambassador FarukhAmil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan at the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council under Agenda Item 2: “Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General” (11 September 2018)

Mr. President,             We thank High Commissioner Michele Bachelet for her report and the oral update. We welcome her leadership of the OHCHR. She has rightly drawn our attention to the continuing conflicts and crises across the global and the need to work towards permanent solution of such conflicts, thereby easing human rights and…

Statement by Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan at the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council under Agenda Item 2: “Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General” (19 June 2018)

   Mr. President,             At the outset, the delegation of Pakistan wishes to thank High Commissioner ZeidRa’ad Al Hussain for his presentationyesterday and appreciate his leadership of the OHCHR. As his mandate comes comes to an end, we join other Member and Observer States of this Council to offer our best wishes to him…

RIGHT OF REPLY BY PAKISTAN IN RESPONSE TO INDIA’S RIGHT OF REPLY – 38th Session of the Human Rights Council (Agenda Item 2) – Delivered by Ms. Murk Aijaz – 19 June 2018

  Mr. President,           We are making this right of reply in response to India’s statement. We regret that instead of introspection of its atrocities against the Kashmiri people, India has again resorted to baseless polemic and unrequited rhetoric against Pakistan. Without reciprocating in kind, Pakistan wishes to remind India of the following undeniable facts:…

Statement by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council under Agenda Item 2: “Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General” (19 June 2018)

Mr. President,   The OIC thanks High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein for his presentation. We acknowledge his able stewardship of the OHCHR and wish him well in his future endeavours.   The OIC supports efforts for protection and promotion of all human rights, based on the principles of universality, impartiality, non-selectivity and transparency. The…

35th HRC Session – ID with HC under Item 2 – Statement by Pakistan on behalf of OIC – (07 June, 2017)

  Mr. President, I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the OIC Member States. We thank the High Commissioner for his update. The OIC supports all efforts for the protection and promotion of all human rights, based on the principles of universality, impartiality, non-selectivity and transparency. We strongly believe that states…

Inter Active Dialogue with the H igh Commissioner for Human Rights Item 2 : Update by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Comments by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua Permanent Representative of Pakistan on behalf of the OIC 3 3rd HRC Session , (1 4 September , 2016)

    Mr. President, I make this statement on behalf of the member states of the OIC. At the outset, I want to convey our appreciation for the High Commissioner’s statement of 5 September 2016. In making that statement, the High Commissioner became“ the global voice on human rights”, willing to squarely address the critical…