In a damning indictment of Pakistan, the founder of a political party has slammed the country for its human rights record. Altaf Hussain, founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), said there was a need for the United Nations to send observers to Pakistan and not India.
Hussain, who has been living in exile in London, said Pakistan, instead of raking up alleged human rights abuses by India, should first give answers about the killings in Balochs and Pashtuns in Pakistan.
“The UN should be sending observers to Pakistan and not to India. India is doing very well,” Hussain said.
Hussain’s remarks came as Pakistan accused India of human rights violations at the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. Pakistan claimed that India was committing ‘genocide’ in Kashmir.
Hussain said in Pakistan’s Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Glgit-Baltistan, there were enforced disappearances and human rights violations.
He claimed that Indians, who had moved to Pakistan during Partition, were tortured and arbitrarily detained in the Muslim nation.