Pakistan’s resolution against drone strikes has just been passed by the HRC. The votes were: Favour: 27 Against: 6 Abstentions: 14
Legal Correspondent The Centre on Thursday asserted in the Supreme Court that the assassination of the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi, in 1991 was a very serious and heinous crime which could not be forgotten so easily or brushed aside.
Explanation of Vote by Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Ambassador Zamir Akram on Sri Lanka Resolution
Pakistan is opposed to country specific resolutions in principle. This is because such resolutions are ineffective and counter-productive. Consent of the country concerned is imperative for tangible results to promote and protect human rights.
It is significant that India which supported the U.S. proposals against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council on the two previous occasions remained absent from voting in the election held on Thursday (March 26). India said that the US proposal was not inconsistent with the UNHRC principles.
Following a successful side event at the Palais des Nations, where “The Last Phase”, a documentary based on the lives of two former LTTE combatants and told from the point of view of Jeyawadani, a former female combatant, who grew up with the doctrine of the said terrorists group in ‘Sencholai’ and spent her youth Read More
Dear Diplomats, Lawmakers and Distinguished Leaders of World’s Nations, May I draw your attention to the above YOUTUBE link of a CBS 60-Minutes report by Christiana Amanpour depicting how the US and Britain secretly planned inhuman relocation of Diego Garcia atoll’s natives and inhabitants through deportation to Mauritius and Fiji Islands to facilitate establishing a Read More