Key US senator says Pakistan needs stability, not unrest.
A prominent senator from the United States has stated that “We look for stability, not turmoil” in Pakistan. These words come while preparations for a human rights conference on Pakistan are taking place on Capitol Hill.Senator Bob Menendez, a powerful member in the United States and the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has issued a demand for maintaining the rule of law and stability in Pakistan while the country is going through a significant political crisis.After the leaders, employees, and followers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were arrested in the wake of the vandalism that occurred on May 9, the senator expressed his worries on the treatment that they received after their arrests.
2.doctor and Democratic
Senator Menendez made this statement during a meeting with Pakistani-American doctor and Democratic congressional candidate Asif Mahmood. Mahmood is also a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the next midterm elections.The senator expressed his profound worry with the detention of innocent Pakistani-Americans in Pakistan and stated that he will continue to push for the protection of human rights in that nation.During this meeting in California, Dr. Mahmood conveyed to Senator Menendez that Pakistan is currently going through a crisis in terms of democratic governance and human rights. In addition to this, he called for an intervention from the United States.
A video of the senator having a conversation with Dr. Mahmood was posted to the official Twitter account of PTI USA. the video, the senator can be heard saying, “We look for stability, not turmoil.” addition to this, it is imperative that human rights and the legal system be respected. meantime, leaders of the PTI in the United States met with other senators from the United States. In Dallas, Texas, Senator John Cornyn met with the leaders of the party in the United States, Sajjad Burki and Atif Khan.They stated that the senator had given them his word that the subject would be brought up in the United States Senate.
4.Republicans and Democrats
that a measure would be approved with support from both Republicans and Democrats, and that the attention of the United States State Department would also be pulled towards the issue.alarm has also been voiced by Sheila Jackson, who serves as the head of the Pakistan Caucus in the United States House of Representatives. She emphasised her alarm on reports emanating from Pakistan. The representative expressed her concern over the lack of safety afforded to peaceful demonstrators in her statement.”As the founder and chair of the US House’s Congressional Pakistan caucus, I am extremely concerned about the reports that are coming out of Pakistan of human rights abuses and the lack of protection for those who express peaceful opposition to the government,” she wrote in a tweet.
“I am extremely concerned about the reports that are coming out of Pakistan of human rights abuses and the lack of protection for those who express peaceful opposition to the government.”The congressman continued by saying that she was “particularly concerned that the former head of state has been arrested multiple times and there appears to be no provisions for a just response to this apparent unfairness and to those who should have rights to a free, safe, and unfettered protest.” She went on to say that she was “particularly concerned that the former head of state was arrested multiple times and there appears to be no provisions for a just response to this apparent unfairness.”
Congresswoman Jackson stated that she will be writing to President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken to ask them to “insist on the ending of these human rights violations against the opposition and others.”She stated in her tweet, “And in addition, to guarantee that we continue to promote the US and Pakistani relationship and a democratic Pakistan.”The statements made by Senator Menendes, Senator Cornyn, and Congresswoman Jackson come at a time when plans are being made to arrange a symposium on the human rights situation in Pakistan on Capitol Hill the next month.
The gathering will focus on the situation in Pakistan. The conference is scheduled to start during the third week of the month of June.Because the PTI has stayed far more active in the United States than any other Pakistani political group, the leaders of the party led by Imran Khan have met with hundreds of members of Congress who are also anticipated to take part in the conference.