Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

India’s reaction to UN report disappointing, puzzling; facts presented were given by government: Zeid Ra’ad

India’s reaction to UN report disappointing, puzzling; facts presented were given by government: Zeid Ra’ad

How is it that a country that prides itself on its democratic institutions has not allowed a single trial in nearly 28 years of armed forces personnel accused of serious violations, including killings, rape, torture and enforced disappearances? UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has said that the reaction of the Indian authorities […]

India protests: UN terms PaK as ‘Azad Kashmir’, Lashkar, Jaish as ‘armed groups’

India protests: UN terms PaK as ‘Azad Kashmir’, Lashkar, Jaish as ‘armed groups’

In strongly objecting to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report on human rights violations in J&K, India has cited departures from internationally-accepted terminology in the report, the Indian Express reported. The report has termed militant organisations like Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) as “armed group” 38 times, Pakistan-administered […]