“Pakistan’s democratic traditions, civil society, media, and authorized establishments underpin our unwavering dedication to the rights and freedoms of all residents,” he stated in his message on the event of Worldwide Day of Human Rights.
On this Human Rights Day, Pakistan joins the worldwide group in commemorating the seventy fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Common Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR), the international minister stated.
He added the declaration impressed humanity’s continued effort to “promote common respect for and observance of human rights and basic freedoms.”
Pakistan welcomes this 12 months’s theme of Worldwide Day for Human Rights, “Freedom, fairness and justice”, he stated including “We be a part of the worldwide group in celebrating the progress made in realizing these shared beliefs. It’s also an essential event to mirror on the dangers arising from impunity in violation of those foundational norms”.
He stated festering and unresolved conflicts stay probably the most vital obstacle to realizing the lofty beliefs of freedom, justice, and fairness.
Just lately, the disruptive energy of local weather change and the COVID-19 pandemic have additional compounded structural inequalities inside and between international locations.
The international minister stated discrimination, intolerance, and new types of racism, similar to Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred have been on the rise and exacerbated by the misuse of recent applied sciences to unfold disinformation. “Pakistan requires sustained and coherent international responses to advertise a tradition of peace.”
On the seventy fifth anniversary of the UDHR, Pakistan underscores the immutable centrality of the inalienable proper to self-determination, as enshrined within the UN Constitution and UDHR.
“We stand firmly in solidarity with the individuals of the Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir and occupied Palestine. The occupying powers’ brazen disregard for worldwide human rights regulation and worldwide humanitarian regulation can by no means suppress the occupied individuals’s aspirations for liberty and self-determination,” FM Jilani remarked.
He maintained that Pakistan would proceed to increase ethical, diplomatic and political help to the valiant resistance of the Kashmiri and Palestinian peoples towards occupation and for the belief of their proper to self-determination.