NEW YORK: A resolution seeking to condemn violence targeting individuals based on religion, belief has been adopted with the consensus in a session of the United Nations (UN) here on Wednesday.
The resolution was submitted by Turkey with the support of Pakistan in wake of Christchurch Mosques attack and was adopted without any sort of voting.
At this occasion, Pakistan’s permanent envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said that an increase in hatred towards Muslims in the European countries is a threat to global peace.
Maleeha also made it clear that religious fundamentalism and racism are directly proportional to each other.
She also stressed that even our own region is surrounded by such issues such as religious extremism and racism.
She also urged that all the nations should play their part to ensure the safety of their minorities.