Pakistan raises subject of drone strikes at UN Human Rights Council

Talking on the Human Rights council in Geneva, Everlasting Consultant of Pakistan, Ambassador Tehmina Janjua pressured that the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms ought to reply to human rights violations and the lack of valuable lives on account of drone strikes on the territory of Pakistan in violation of its sovereignty.

She emphasised that these drone strikes are additionally a violation of UN Constitution, Worldwide Legislation together with Human Rights and Humanitarian Legislation.

Pakistan has been stressing repeatedly that use of armed drones or remotely piloted aircrafts is a breach ofhuman rights, in particulars, the suitable to life, which is non-derogable.

The Ambassador urged the worldwide neighborhood and the Human Rights Council to stay seized ofhuman rights violations happening on account of unlawful drone strikes.

Final month, Military Chief Common Raheel Sharif met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to specific Islamabad’s severe issues over the drone strike that killed the previous Taliban chief in Balochistan.

COAS denounced “such acts of sovereignty violations” as “detrimental to relations and counter-productive for the continuing peace course of.”

He insisted that “Pakistan’s efforts, successes and sacrifices in struggle in opposition to terrorism have been unparalleled.”

Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed inside Pakistan within the drone strike on Might 21 that hit his automobile in Balochistan province. The airstrike strained relations between Pakistan and the US.

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