Tag Archives: Human Rights

Lockdown, jobs, people, PM Imran Khan

Govt committed to furthering human rights commitments for people’s benefi...

05 May, 2020 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan said on Wednesday that the government is committed to furthering its human rights commitments for the benefit of people. The prime minister took his twitter and said the European Union (EU) has already appreciated the government’s green initiatives, including Billion Tree Tsunami and Human Rights National … Read More

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Pakistan welcomes joint statement by six int’l human rights organizations...

04 April, 2020 2:51 pm 2:51 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has welcomed the joint statement by six international human rights organizations, calling on India to immediately release all arbitrarily detained prisoners and restore full high-speed internet access in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K). The Joint Statement rightly underlines that measures to combat #COVID19 must respect human rights of every … Read More

Pompeo, Saudi Arabia, talk, Iran, economy, human rights

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, economy and human rights

02 February, 2020 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to discuss regional security, namely Iran, after the US killing last month of a top Iranian general pushed the oil-producing region closer to an all-out war. In meetings with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the next … Read More

Prime Minister, Imran Khan, seeks, report, Rohari, train accident

India citizenship legislation is violation of human rights, bilateral pacts...

12 December, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has strongly condemned the Indian Lok Sabha citizenship legislation, saying it violates all norms of international human rights law and bilateral agreements with Pakistan. In a message on Twitter on Tuesday, he said: “It is part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ‘Hindu Rashtra’ design of expansionism … Read More

PM Imran Khan, Kashmir, issue, land, human rights

PM Imran Khan says Kashmir is not an issue of land, but human rights

11 November, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

NAROWAL (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Kashmir is not a matter of land, but human rights. Addressing a ceremony after inaugurating Kartarpur Corridor on Saturday, he said that the sub-continent can make progress if the Kahsmir issue is resolved. “The Kashmir issue has crossed the territorial limits. It has become … Read More

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US needs to uphold its commitment to human rights: US lawmaker

10 October, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said India being a critical ally of the US needs to uphold its commitment to human rights. Influential US lawmakers have expressed concern over the situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) after abrogation of special status of the Jammu Kashmir. The lawmakers – including Indian-American Congresswoman … Read More

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US urges India to respect human rights in IOK

10 October, 2019 4:01 pm 4:01 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Showing concerns over the current situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), the US urged India to respect human rights and restore full access to services in valley. This was stated by Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice G Wells in a statement submitted to the Subcommittee … Read More

Puzzled, int’l media, Hong Kong, protests, ignoring, human rights, crisis, IOJK, PM

Puzzled how int’l media covers Hong Kong protests, but ignores human righ...

10 October, 2019 10:13 am 10:13 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he is puzzled as to how international media continues to give headline coverage to Hong Kong protests but ignores the dire human rights crisis in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) – an internationally recognized disputed territory illegally annexed by India with nine million … Read More

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OIC Contact Group expresses reservations about human rights violations in I...

09 September, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – The OIC Contact Group expressed reservations over the worst human rights violation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan hosted a dinner in the honor of Delegates of OIC Contact Group on the sidelines of 74th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. On … Read More

PM Imran Khan, apprises, Egyptian president, human rights, violations, IOK

PM Imran Khan apprises Egyptian president of human rights violations in IOK

09 September, 2019 11:09 pm 11:09 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan had a meeting with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the sidelines of 74th session of UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. The prime minister apprised President Sisi of grave situation in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the human rights violations in the … Read More

EU Parliament to discuss human rights violations in IOK today

09 September, 2019 12:20 pm 12:20 pm

BRUSSELS (KMS) – The European Parliament on Tuesday will hold discussions on the ongoing crackdown, human rights violations, and torture of detainees in Occupied Kashmir by Indian security forces. The military curfew and communications blackout in Indian occupied Kashmir has entered the 44th consecutive day. On September 16, the Indian Supreme Court had ordered New … Read More

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Turkish journalists visit ISPR, briefed about human rights violations in IO...

09 September, 2019 7:35 pm 7:35 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – A group of Turkish journalists visited Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday. According to a press release, the delegation was briefed about Pakistan-India February standoff, situation along the Line of Control (LOC)/ Working Boundary and human rights violations in under siege IOJ&K including implications for regional peace. The group will … Read More

Mahatma Gandhi, grandson, curfew, IOK, violation, human rights

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson says curfew in IOK violation of human rights

09 September, 2019 10:53 am 10:53 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Prof Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, has rejected Indian occupation of Kashmir, saying that continuous curfew in Occupied Valley is sheer violation of human rights. Addressing a rally in Illinois on Friday, he demanded that international powers should pressurize the Modi government for plebiscite in Occupied Kashmir. “Kashmiris cannot be … Read More

UNSC should resolve issue keeping Kashmiris’ human rights at centre: AI

08 August, 2019 10:30 pm 10:30 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Amnesty International Secretary General Kumi Naidoo has said the people of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir should not be treated as pawns in a political crisis, and the international community must come together to call for their human rights to be respected. “For the first time in decades the United Nations Security … Read More

Latest restrictions in IOK will exacerbate human rights situation in region...

08 August, 2019 10:35 pm 10:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The United Nations has expressed grave concern over the situation in Occupied Kashmir. In a statement on Wednesday, the United Nations spokesperson said: “We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in Kashmir will exacerbate the human rights situation in the region” "We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in … Read More