STATEMENT BY PAKISTAN ON BEHALF OF THE OIC IN THE GENERAL DEBATE UNDER AGENDA ITEM 9 – 35th HRC Session

Mr. President,             I have the honour to make this statement on behalf of the OIC.             The OIC group strongly believes in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all peoples without any discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, colour or socio-economic status. The OIC resolution 16/18 on…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC – General Debate – Agenda Item 7 – 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

  Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC General Debate Agenda Item 7 35th Session of the Human Rights Council   Mr. President,            The OIC took note of the comprehensive review presented by the High Commissioner. We express our concern that the report’s recommendations do not adequately portray the entirely asymmetrical nature of…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of OIC – General Debate under Agenda Item 8 – 35th Session of HRC

Mr. President, I have the honour to make this statement on behalf of the member states of the OIC. The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA) reaffirms the importance of ensuring the universality, objectivity and non-selectivity of the consideration of human rights issues. We believe that human rights, while being dynamic, interdependent and indivisible…

Statement by Pakistan – Agenda Item 4 – General Debate – (15 June 2017)

  Mr. President, The grave situation of gross and systemic violations of human rights and denial of fundamental freedoms in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir requires Council’s urgent attention. The Indian government has broken its own record of brutality in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK), not only in target killing but also by indiscriminately killing…