Lambasting Pakistan during the 33rd session of United Nations Human Right Commissions (UNHRC), India said that the former should end its material and moral support to perpetrators of terrorism. India said that Pakistan’s ignorance to towards terrorists like Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin proves that the nation supports such people and organisations run by them. “Hafiz Saeed & Syed Salahuddin holding rallies in Pakistan can mean only one thing, active support for such personalities & designated organizations they lead in blatant disregard of rule of law is the new normal in Pak,” said India in a statement at UNHRC. In a veiled reply to Pakistan’s comments on the current crisis in Jammu & Kashmir, India advised Pakistan of looking into its internal matters first. “Rather than internationalizing issues with India, Pak should cleanse itself of its terrorists,” said India. India asked the UN council to urge Pakistan to immediately end its support for terrorism, “We call upon this Council to urge Pakistan to put an end to cross-border infiltration, dismantle the terrorism infrastructure; and stop acting as an epicentre of terrorism.” Invoking the issue of atrocities by Pakistan in PoK and Balochistan region, India said that the activities are destabilising the region and advised Pakistan to not to test the patience of UNHRC.
Reiterating the issue of cross-border terrorism backed by Pakistan, India said that it’s the prime reason for all kind of disturbances in the region. “The fundamental reason for disturbances in Kashmir is cross-border terrorism promoted by Pakistan,” said India in response to Pakistan. “Human rights violations in entire Pak cry for world’s attention have been waging for decades a bitter and brave struggle against their daily abuse and torture,” India in response to Pak at UNHRC Speaking on the plight of minorities in Pakistan, India said that people from religions other than Islam have been subjected to discrimination in Pakistan. “Hindus, Christians, Shias, Ahmaddiyas, Ismailis, others continue to face discrimination, persecution & attacks in Pak,” said India to Pak at UNHRC. “Pak will be well-advised to focus its energies on setting its own house in order and acting against. We, once again, ask Pak to stop inciting and supporting violence and terrorism in any part of India,” added India’s statement. India also asked the council to urge Pakistan to vacate illegally occupied region of Kashmir or Pok.
India’s comments over Pakistan at UNHRC comes a day after 18 Jawans were martyred and several others were injured on Sunday morning when four heavily armed fedayeen stormed into the administrative buildings and store complex of an infantry battalion in Uri, home of the 12 Infantry Brigade, near the Line of Control (LoC).