Pakistan committed to its human rights obligations: PM Shahbaz Pipa News

Pakistan committed to its human rights obligations: PM Shahbaz

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said Pakistan honors its obligations on human rights, criticizing PTI chairman Imran Khan for “misleading local and foreign audiences” on the matter.

In a tweet, he said that “in his interviews with international media outlets, Imran Niazi is openly and knowingly misleading local and foreign audiences with fake news and plain misrepresentations.”

“Their expedient description of the events after May 9 as human rights abuses and stifling of the right to political protest is not only misleading, but also aimed at manipulating and influencing opinion makers outside the country.”

The prime minister said his party launched a brazen attack on the state of Pakistan on May 9 with malicious intent and sinister motives.

He said that no country in the world would tolerate such an attempt to destroy its integrity.

“I assure everyone that the culprits are being dealt with under the law and I will ensure that no rights are violated. Every case will be dealt with due process under law,” he said.

The PM’s remarks came after Imran Khan gave an interview reuters In which he said that he would “undoubtedly” be tried in a military court and imprisoned.

Khan has hinted several times at the military’s hand in his party’s crackdown, but his comments in an interview at his Lahore home on Saturday night were his most explicit so far.

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The former cricket hero said, “It is a complete set-up.” reutersWhen asked who is behind the action. “The establishment clearly means the military establishment, because they’re actually out in the open now — I mean, it’s not even hidden anymore — they’re out in the open now.”

Khan quelled the violent protests that erupted after he was briefly arrested, a “false flag operation” aimed at targeting him.

On 9 May, protests broke out across Pakistan following the arrest of Imran by the National Accountability Bureau in the Al-Qadir Trust case. The protest soon turned violent, with PTI supporters attacking state institutions and setting buildings on fire.

Subsequently, the government decided to try the miscreants in military courts.

Earlier, it was reported that the government has decided to interact with overseas Indians abroad to address the concerns of foreign governments on human rights violations as well as sensitize them to the seriousness of the crimes committed on May 9. It was decided to send a small delegation of cabinet members and MPs.


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