Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations First Right of Reply General Debate – Agenda Item 4 41th Session of the Human Rights Council 3 July 2019

Mr. President, We are making this right of reply to India’s right of reply. Instead of answering for its gross human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, India always resorts to petty tactics of vitriolic disinformation campaign against Pakistan in the same vain it did with the OHCHR and Special Procedures who…

41st SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Remarks by Ambassador Tahir Hussain Andrabi, Acting Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Agenda Item-5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms 3 July 2019

Mr. President,            Pakistan takes its engagement with Special Procedures mandate holders and other human rights mechanisms were seriously and have been diligently responding to communications received from them. A part of our engagement, we have also invited Special Procedure mandate holders to conduct a visit to Pakistan. Pakistan has also been reporting to Treaty…

41th Session of the Human Rights Council General Debate on Agenda item 5: “Human Rights bodies and mechanism” Statement by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) 3 July 2019

Mr. President, The OIC considers that equitable distribution of financial and human resources for all human rights including right to development is critical for effective realization of the human rights agenda. We believe that the human rights bodies and mechanisms must respect relevant matters associated with historical, cultural, social and religious sensitivities while exercising their…