Published: Tue, September 10, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

United Nations rights chief voices ‘deep concerns’ over restrictions in Kashmir, Assam NRC

United Nations rights chief voices ‘deep concerns’ over restrictions in Kashmir, Assam NRC

India was quick to deny the deal, stating the Kashmir problem was bilateral.

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An official statement cited Shah Mahmood Qureshi as telling WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus that the people in Kashmir have been facing a "draconian curfew" since the Indian government revoked the special status of the Muslim-majority region last month.

According to a communication received here through Pakistan's Foreign Office, the FM will apprise delegates from across the world of the worst kind of atrocities being perpetrated by the Indian occupation troops in held Kashmir during his address to the council on Tuesday (today).

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet referred to the Kashmir issue and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, in her opening statement at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council here on Monday. "Pakistan stands ready to allow access to the proposed Commission of Inquiry, or other mechanisms, on our side of the Line of Control; together with similar access to occupied Kashmir", he asserted.

The visit was part of continued consultation between Beijing and Islamabad after India ended special status to Jammu and Kashmir on August 5.

Geneva: The United Nations Human Rights Council took a serious view of India's recent lockdown in Kashmir as well as the plight of almost two million people in Assam with the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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She urged both Indian and Pakistani governments to respect and protect human rights. "There are already tensions which are at a peak between India and Pakistan, and the situation can snowball into a much bigger crisis", the Pakistani envoy warned.

At the same time, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar said that India's consistent position has been that all the pending issues with Pakistan will be discussed only bilaterally.

On India's NRC exercise, she said the recent verification process in Assam has caused great uncertainty and anxiety, with some 1.9 million people excluded from the final list published on August 31.

Several nations, including the United States, have expressed concern over curbs.

"I appeal to the government to ensure due process during the appeals process, prevent deportation or detention, and ensure people are protected from statelessness", she said.

He also met with Group of Ambassadors of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation at UNHCR and briefed them on the grave human rights violations and humanitarian emergency in the occupied valley.

"It also does not make him or her "a Foreigner", within the legal meaning of the term".

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