Byline: SHAFQAT ALI
ISLAMABAD -- PPP leader Senator Rehman Malik yesterday said that the government cannot take decisions at will and was answerable to the people.
Speaking at a news conference here, the lawmaker said that the government must tell the nation why the Kuala Lumpur summit was skipped last month. 'The government cannot take decisions that confuse the nation. All the parties and the people must be taken into confidence,' he said.
Malik said the government should take action against the blasphemous content on the social media. 'Those responsible should be arrested and punished,' he added.
The Senator said he had been urging the government to file a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his crimes against humanity and genocide in occupied Kashmir.
He said in this regard he had written letter to Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also have passed multiple resolutions in Senate Standing Committee on Interior but so far government is failed to drag Narendra Modi in international courts and highlight the Kashmir issue internationally.
Seeks immediate action against blasphemous content on social media
He said Kashmir issue is being overlooked as no minister including Prime Minister Imran Khan is highlighting the PM Modi's brutalities in their speeches.
He said PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was raising his voice for oppressed Kashmiris at all forums and also the workers of PPP especially the overseas workers who are demonstrating against Indian brutalities in their respective countries.
He said Narendra Modi while following ideology of RSS is attempting to change the demography of Indian-occupied Kashmir through ethnic cleansing.
Malik said BJP officially has adopted Hindutva which was evident from allowing Raam Mandir on Babri Mosque and now passing controversial Citizenship Amendment Act which discriminates against Muslims.
He urged the United Nations to take notice of Modi's actions which are contrary to India's interfaith harmony laws.
Malik invited Abubacarr Marie Tambadou, Gambian Minister of Justice to seek his wisdom that he displayed by filing case against Aung San Suu Kyi, Ruling Leader of Republic of Myanmar for massacre of Rohingyan Muslims.
Senator Malik advised the government of Pakistan to follow the precedent set by Gambian Minister of Justice and Attorney General Abubacarr Marie Tambadou who showed the courage and...