/ India slams Pakistan ahead of UNSC decision on JeM chief Masood Azhar

Zee News : Mar 13, 2019, 10:26 AM

India slammed Pakistan at the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council for its constant covert support to terrorism and raking up the Kashmir issue and situation of minorities in the country. The Indian diplomat said, "India has been repeatedly urging Pakistan to take action against Jaish-e-Mohammad and other UN proscribed terror organizations and prevent Jihadis from being trained and armed inside Pakistan."

Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammad took responsibility for the Pulwama terror attack that killed more than 40 CRPF personnels on 14th February.

On the issue of Islamabad raking up situation of minorities at the world body,Kumam while highlighting how "India is a secular State and safeguarding the rights of minorities forms an essential core of our polity", said, minorities in Pakistan face "blasphemy laws, systemic persecution, discrimination, denial of basic rights and freedoms, enforced disappearances and killings."