ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has called upon the Muslim world to shed its dependence on the Western world and adopt a united stance on critical issues like Kashmir and Palestine in order to emerge as a respected global force.
She was addressing an international webinar organized by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad, on Tuesday.
She said some very vocal statements are coming from the Arab countries on social media and other channels regarding the treatment of Muslims in India and the Kashmir issue.
Speaking on the Webinar, Lord Nazir Ahmed stated that India is no longer a secular country. Her political system is controlled by Hindutva extremist ideology that does not provide equal opportunities to its minorities.
Arab countries begin to see the true extremist Indian reality, which was hidden under the facade of secular democracy
He appreciated beginning of realization in Arab countries about true extremist Indian reality, which was hidden under the facade of secular democracy for a long time. He claimed India is using its intelligence agency RAW to destabilize Pakistan.
Member of British Parliament Khalid Mehmood called upon the Kashmiris to shun their mutual differences and forge their ranks worldwide to put greater pressure on world powers.
Turkish Professor Dr Hamit Ersoy in his speech said it’s a fact that India, US and Israel are jointly working against the Muslim world and deliberately painting Muslim freedom struggles against foreign occupation as terrorism.
Explaining the India’s current situation, he said that BJP’s rise in Indian politics is rooted in its philosophy of hatred, which was evident even in 1992, when demolition of Babri Mosque brought them to power.
Muslims are being deliberately painted by India as terrorists in order to hide its atrocities against the Muslims
One of the keynote International speaker, Dr Kamal Helbawi stressed the peaceful, progressive and moderate spirit of Islam and stated that Muslims are being deliberately painted by India as terrorists in order to hide its atrocities against the Muslims and also to justify its aggressive behavior towards neighboring Muslim countries.
Executive President IPS Khalid Rahman told the international audience that India did not exist in its current form before 1947 and 60 per cent of its territory consisted of provinces while 40 per cent consisted of princely states that were ruled by the British.
He emphasized that Muslims have contributed to the economy, society, culture, architecture, and habits in a profound and constructive manner through good governance before the British introduced divide and rule policy.