Pakistan’s efforts to enhance rights scenario praised at Geneva – Pakistan

Pakistan’s efforts to improve rights situation praised at Geneva - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A robust delegation, led by Minister of State for Overseas Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar defended Pakistan’s human rights report on the fourth periodic overview of the working group of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday, responding to burning points comparable to minorities’ rights, enforced disappearances, imposition of dying penalty, freedom of expression, and blasphemy.

In the course of the forty second session of the working group that lasted over 4 hours, 122 nations made temporary feedback on the human rights scenario in Pakistan, and recommended the federal government’s efforts to additional enhance the human rights scenario within the nation. Pakistan’s report is anticipated to be adopted on Wednesday, an official of the Human Rights Council instructed Daybreak.

The assertion of the Indian delegate, the place he claimed “drastic deterioration of human rights scenario in Pakistan” was promptly answered by Pakistan’s Everlasting Consultant in Geneva, Ambassador Khalil Hashmi throughout his concluding remarks on the assembly, drawing the delegates’ consideration in the direction of the Indian authorities’s atrocities in India-held Jammu and Kashmir and terrorist actions in Pakistan.

He talked about {that a} file on this respect has already been submitted to the United Nations.

Inside Secretary Ayub Chaudhry responded to delegates’ concern over instances of compelled disappearances, stating that the federal government was diligently coping with any alleged case of involuntarily or compelled disappearance.

On this connection, he stated, a invoice had been submitted to the parliament for approval.

Nation report anticipated to be adopted at UN HR moot tomorrow, says official

Responding to the factors raised by delegates, Ms Khar spoke intimately concerning the rights of minorities, their function within the society and the ladies points.

She stated as an energetic member of the Human Rights Council, Pakistan believes in constructive engagement and cooperation with the UN Human Rights equipment. Pakistan repeatedly stories to the related treaty our bodies concerning the implementation standing of the worldwide human rights conventions to which it’s a state celebration.

“Pakistan has remained steadfast in selling respect for human rights at house and overseas. Human rights lay deep within the foundations of our nationhood. Our contributions to worldwide human rights norms and establishment constructing can also be impressed by these beliefs.

From drafting the Common Declaration on Human Rights and the Worldwide Conference on Racial Discrimination to establishing the Human Rights Council, Pakistan has remained and can proceed to be a number one voice of the weak and the oppressed.

“As an ardent supporter of multilateralism, Pakistan has persistently advocated dialogue, consensus, cooperation, and mutual respect as most well-liked automobiles to advance the worldwide human rights agenda. We have now at all times endeavored to construct bridges throughout numerous views and diversified pursuits. As a member of the Human Rights Council and the OIC Coordinator for Human Rights in Geneva, we have now performed an important function in forging political consensus on a number of human rights points and conditions of frequent concern. We are going to proceed to take action in advancing shared human rights causes,” she stated.

She stated Pakistan additionally had prolonged invites for nation visits to 4 Particular Procedures on Overseas Debt, Excessive Poverty, Schooling, and Disabilities. “We have now additionally endeavored to reply repeatedly to the communications despatched by the UN-ind­ependent human rights specialists,” Ms Khar stated.

Secretary for Spiritual Affairs and Spiritual Concord Ataur Rehman defined the measures adopted by Pakistan to deal with blasphemy instances, stating the federal government was aware of its duty to cease misuse of the blasphemy legislation.

Revealed in Daybreak, January thirty first, 2023