JI leaders execution in Bangladesh would be taken to Human Rights Council

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JI leaders execution in Bangladesh would be taken to Human Rights Council

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to PM Nawaz on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz said that JI leader Motiur Rehman execution in Bangladesh is condemnable act and the matter of executions would be taken to Human Rights Council by Pakistan.

While addressing today in Senate session, Sartaj Aziz said that it is regrettable act to hang 70 year old man who just has crime of loyalty with Pakistan 45 years ago.

Case were filed against 12 JI leaders in Bangladesh while five leaders have been executed and hearing is underway against 4 leaders in Bangladeshi court, Sartaj Aziz informed Senate stating that two of them have died and one has been awarded imprisonment sentence.

Sartaj pointed out that Bangladeshi government has violated clause 15 of 1974 agreement while current circumstances are creating hurdles to improve bilateral ties between both countries.

Foreign affairs advisor further stated that other Islamic Countries also strongly reacted over the executions of JI leaders in Bangladesh while the execution is also being condemned by all human rights organizations.

Talking about Pak-US relations, he elaborated that both counteries ties have improved after 2013 but now both countries relations again have been strained over the matter of F-16.