Arrests Of Could 9 Arsonists Does not Violate Human Rights: Minister

Arrests Of Could 9 Arsonists Does not Violate Human Rights: Minister


Strongly rejecting international media stories of human rights violations in Pakistan, Minister of Human Rights Riaz Hussain Pirzada stated that arrests of Could 9 arsonists can by no means be termed a violation of human rights.

“Arrests of [those behind the] Could 9 mayhem throughout the nation isn’t a violation of human rights in any respect,” the minister stated whereas chatting with The Friday Occasions, on Friday.

Some stories within the western media earlier prompt that the arrests following the unrest amounted to violation of the rights of the folks.

Pirzada questioned as to how can PTI chairman Imran khan may disassociate himself from the unrest, which shall be seen as one of many darkest occasions within the county’s historical past.

He went on so as to add that the footage of attackers concerned within the arson clearly indicated their intentions.

“In each civilised nation, these concerned in arson are dealt below the regulation.” the minister stated and added, “even ambulances had been set on hearth.”

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He additional elaborated that the arsonists ransacked public property, vandalised martyrs’ monuments and this is the reason, he maintained, they’d be taken to activity.

Pirzada pressured that the federal government has each proper to lawfully punish the people answerable for the unlucky acts, and drew resemblance of the acts with the 2021 Capitol Hill unrest and the following punishment to these accountable.

He additionally rubbished stories of mistreatment of imprisoned feminine protesters, saying, “It’s completely improper; they haven’t been mistreated in any means and it’s merely out of query.”

Riots broke out in a number of cities as PTI staff engaged in scuffles with regulation enforcers after Imran Khan’s arrest from the Islamabad Excessive Court docket premises final month.

The occasion known as for protests shortly after the arrest, with folks taking to the streets and blocking the thoroughfares.


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