Senior lawyer and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Dr. Babar Awan while addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Monday (Dec 23) urged the United Nations to suspend membership of India for its government’s repressive actions against Muslims and other minorities in the country.
He said Article 6 of Chapter 2 of the UN Charter should be invoked against India for maltreatment with minorities. Babar Awan said Modi government imposed a lockdown in occupied Kashmir and now a suicide attack has been carried out in the shape of controversial Citizenship Amendment Act.
Emphasizing internal harmony in Pakistan, Babar Awan said every party has to play a role for it. He said parliament should legislative instead of serving as merely a platform of speeches by the members. He said the opposition is not cooperating with the government for legislation.
On the other hand, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally on Sunday (Dec 22) for his Hindu nationalist party in the capital, assured the Muslims tha0 controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill will not change anything for them he also accused the opposition of distorting facts to trigger protests.
Earlier, on Wednesday (Dec 11) India’s parliament passed a contentious citizenship bill which granted citizenship to to illegal immigrants who entered India from three neighboring countries before 2015, excluding Muslims. This bill is considered as the part of the RSS ideology which is filled with hate for Muslims.
According to the bill Now, there will be an exception for members of six religious minority communities – Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian – if they can prove that they are from Pakistan, Afghanistan or Bangladesh.
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