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Indian army using sexual violence as weapon of war in held-Kashmir: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Monday salaamed India for using sexual violence as weapon of war in occupied Kashmir and urged the international community to play their role for granting the Kashmiri people their UN-pledged right of self-determination. Addressing a ceremony in the federal capital,  Shireen Mazari said that Indian forces have broken all the records of brutality and atrocities in occupied Kashmir and invited the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to visit held-Kashmir. She…

Bilawal Bhutto calls the world to protect human rights

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has called the world community to move forward and play their role in protecting rights of every human being. In a message on the World Human Rights Day today, Bilawal Bhutto said that upholding human rights was the sole way this planet can have for the peace and prosperity. Bilawal said that puppet rulers and the despotic regimes were posing serious threats to the protection of the human rights. He further said that societies infested with human…

International Human Rights Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD: International Human Rights Day is being observed today (Monday) to uphold human rights and throw light on the plight of the people being denied those basic rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 71th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.The day is being commemorated in Pakistan and across the globe today. The United Nations had declared December 10 as the International Human Rights Day, the date when the world body had adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.…

PM Imran Khan vows to protect, promote human rights in country

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, on the eve of 'Human Rights Day' expressed his resolve to promote and protect the human rights in the county.   In his message on the occasion, PM Imran Khan said that Pakistan is proud to join hands with the global community in celebrating Human Rights Day and added that this day acknowledges the world’s commitment to the promotion and protection of Human Rights. In line with the vision of our founding father Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan is a democratic, pluralistic and…

‘Viewing circumstances of Palestine, Kashmir, Human Rights Day holds no importance’

ISLAMABAD: Wife of a Kashmiri leader Yasin Malik, Mushaal Hussein Mullick on Sunday demanded from the world powers to play their due role in resolving the long-standing Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions and stop genocide of Kashmiris. “Viewing circumstances of Palestine and Kashmir, Human Rights Day holds no importance,” she said in a statement on international Human Rights Day, that is annually observed around the globe on December 10. She slammed US President Donald Trump’s…

International Human Rights Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD: International Human Rights Day is being observed today to uphold human rights and throw light on the plight of the people being denied those basic rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nations had declared December 10 as the International Human Rights Day, the date when the world body had adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Seminars, rallies and awareness campaigns will be held today across the world…