41st SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Statement by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) General Debate on Item 4 2 July, 2019

Mr. President,             We deliver this statement on behalf of the OIC. OIC reiterates that all human rights are interdependent and indivisible and must be treaty equally. There need to be equal on emphasis given to economic, social and cultural rights especially right to development. We consider that through concerted efforts of the international community…

41st SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Remarks by Ambassador Tahir Hussain Andrabi, Acting Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Agenda Item-4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention 2 July 2019

Mr. President,           The High Commissioner in press statements and oral updates, the Special Procedure Mandate Holders in their communications and the OHCHR in its Kashmir report have regularly raised their concerns regarding the gravity of human rights situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOK). This situation deserves special attention and continued monitoring…

41stSESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Statement by Pakistan for ID with Special Rapporteur on Myanmar – July 2, 2019

Mr. President, Wethank the Special Rapporteur for her oral update. Pakistan concurs with the Special Rapporteur in noting that the extreme vulnerability or Rohingya Muslims and other minorities is a consequence of State policies and practices implemented over decades, steadily marginalising them. The result is a continuing situation of oppression from birth to death. Mr.…