NEW YORK: Pakistan permanent representative to UN, Maleeha Lodhi has said that human rights are being trampled at large scale in Kashmir and India can not remain indifferent to this situation with reference to international norms.
As per media reports, the envoy of Pakistan and India exchanged harsh words during the discussion on human rights in General Assembly of United Nations (UN) on Wednesday.
India has said that Pakistan cannot change the reality through misleading statements that Kashmir is integral part of India. Indian envoy Sandeep Kumar termed the statements of Pakistan on Kashmir baseless and said that the statement Pakistan has given in UN with reference to situation in Jammu and Kashmir is totally baseless and beyond reality. ??Kashmir is an integral part of India and such statements will not change the facts??, he added.
On the other hand, permanent envoy of Pakistan Maleeha Lodhi has said that people are being deprived of eyesight at large scale besides individual and collective killings in Kashmir. ??Kashmiri people are facing illegal and forced occupation and indescribable brutalities are being perpetrated on them??, she added.
She further said that India is committing grave violations of international principles through atrocities and trampling of human rights by its troops its army in held Kashmir.