FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari call for Global Unity Against Hatred and Discrimination. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari delivered a powerful virtual address, urging the world to come together in solidarity against hatred, discrimination, intolerance, and to promote mutual respect and tolerance.
His remarks were made during a session organized by the Human Rights Council, which focused on acts of religious hatred, including the desecration of the Holy Quran. Prime Minister Call for Equal Opportunities for Womenfolk.
Standing against Deliberate Desecration and Hatred
- Government Sanctioned Desecration: Expressing concern, FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pointed out that the deliberate desecration of the Holy Quran has persisted under government approval, fueling a sense of impunity.
- Propagation of Hate: He emphasized that these acts of desecration are intended to amplify the spread of hate, exacerbating divisions within societies.
Global Condemnation and Unity
- International Responsibility: The Foreign Minister called upon world leaders to recognize and address the incitement to hatred, discrimination, and attempts to provoke violence. He stressed the need for joint condemnation of such acts.
- Segregation of Hate Speech: FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari highlighted the importance of distinguishing between hate speech and free speech. While free speech is crucial, hate speech remains indefensible and should be unequivocally condemned.
By advocating for global unity against hatred and discrimination, FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari underscored the significance of promoting a world characterized by respect, tolerance, and understanding.