Something went wrong with the connection!
 Breaking News

UN report on Kashmir not even fit for consideration by Human Rights Council members: India

UN report on Kashmir not even fit for consideration by Human Rights Council members: India
July 10
16:36 2018

India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Tanmaya Lal

UNITED NATIONS: Reacting angrily to Pakistan’s reference to a UN report on Kashmir at the Security Council, India has said the “so called” report reflects “clear bias” and was not even found fit to be considered by the members of the human rights body where it was submitted. Pakistan raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at a UN session, the third time it did so in as many weeks.
India hit back, saying there has been yet another attempt by Pakistan to misuse the UN forum by referring to situations that are extraneous to the discussions. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi referred to the June 14 report on Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein during a Security Council debate on Children and Armed Conflict.India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Tanmaya Lal, in a scathing reply, said the “so-called” report about the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir reflects the “clear bias of an official who was acting without any mandate whatsoever and relied on unverified sources of information. He said the report “was not even found fit to be considered by the membership of the forum where it was submitted.”
India had rejected the human rights report by Zeid Ra’ad, who had called for a commission of inquiry by the Human Rights Council to conduct a an independent, international investigation into allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir. With Pakistan repeatedly raking up the Kashmir issue at various UN sessions and platforms, Lal said such attempts distract the discussions away from the issues at hand.
“Such deliberate self-serving attempts by Pakistan seek to obfuscate the reality of their own use of terror organizations to undermine state sovereignty…Such attempts have not succeeded in the past in any forum and will not do so now,” Lal said.
This was the third time in as many weeks that Pakistan raked up the Kashmir issue at the UN. India had strongly rebutted Pakistan’s reference to Kashmir at UN General Assembly debate on June 25, asserting that no amount of empty rhetoric” by Islamabad will change the reality that Kashmir is an “inalienable” part of India.
Last week, India described Pakistan as a “hub of terrorism” in South Asia and beyond, saying “cynical” attempts by it to spread a false narrative about Kashmir has been unsuccessful after Pakistan made a reference to Kashmir. PTI



Related Articles

E-paper Latest Edition

Subscribe to our Digital Edition



Tracy Hills

ADVERTISEMENT – Mountain House Living

Mountain House


Star Tours


Land Sea Homes

ADVERTISEMENT – Global Holidays

Global Holidays Early Bird Discounts



It’s a lovely book. It feels energetically clear and light. It’s easy to read, dip in and out and most importantly it offers information without fluff! Blessings on this project.

Jac O’Keeffe
Spirituality teacher based in USA.

*Available on Amazon, Flipkart & other online stores*

Follow us On Twitter

Our heart goes out for the CRPF Jawans in India and their families who lost their lives as martyrs. 🙏 Rest In Peace…
h J R
Read & Subscribe to our Digital Edition Exclusively on Click the link below to read now!…
h J R
Save the Environment. Do your part to make sure we leave behind a better world for future generations ! 😇
h J R


Was This the Best Pravasi Bhartiya Divas?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Subscribe To Our Mailing List

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Subscribe to IndiaPost by Email



Download Media Kit