The remarks came after the UN spokesperson was asked whether Antonio Guterres planed to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir during the UN General Assembly session later this month that would be attended by both Prime Miniter Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan.
On its website, the Human Rights Council decribes itself as "an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe
Condemning the United Nations report, the opposition party said it needs to be junked as it has not taken into account the ground realities in Kashmir and has encouraged terrorists by terming them as militant groups.
Between May 1 and May 12, 14 states were reviewed, including India, on May 4. Then Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi led the Indian delegation, which comprised officials from the Ministries of External Affairs, Home, Women & Child Development, Social Justice & Empowerment, Minority Affairs and Rural Development, and the NITI Aayog.
"Women and girls under the control of ISIL, in particular women from the Yazidi and other minority communities, have been especially vulnerable to abuses of human rights and violation of international humanitarian law," the report by the U.N. Assistance Mission to Iraq and the U.N. Human Rights Office said.
Additionally, India urged the Council to call upon Pakistan to end cross border infiltration, dismantle the infrastructure of support to terrorism and to stop acting as an epicentre of international terrorism.
Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov and Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon arrived for a meeting in the Russian room in the United Nations Office at Geneva on the sidelines of the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Tuesday. Sergei Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon are meeting to discuss the situation […]