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Kuwait strongly condemns human rights, international law violations

Munira Al-Duaij speaks at UNGA discussion of Human Rights Report

Kuwait’s permanent delegation member Munira Al-Duaij Al-Sabah addresses UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, Nov 3, (KUNA): Kuwait has strongly condemned all violations of human rights and international law by all parties to conflicts in various regions of the world. This came in a speech by Kuwait’s permanent delegation to the United Nations delivered by the delegation member Munira Al-Duaij Al- Sabah at the UN General Assembly during the discussion of the Human Rights Report on Friday.

In her speech, Al-Sabah stressed Kuwait’s strong condemnation of attacks that targeted civilians in addition to hostilities, child recruitment, sexual and ethnic violence, murder and mutilation. This discussions related to the Council require close follow- up due to ongoing conflicts across the world. Al-Sabah encouraged constructive partnerships for the maintenance of human rights and rejected attempts to impose any principles on sovereign States under the guise of human rights-related concerns.

Kuwait believes in the rights to employment, food and medical care, which can only be realized in an environment of international peace and security, she said. Kuwait created institutions to combat corruption and protect the rights of women, as Kuwait condemned attacks against civilians and related infrastructure, she confirmed.

All human rights are universal, indivisible and interrelated. Kuwait prioritizes the protection of heritage areas, including in conflict zones, and will soon welcome the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Al-Sabah added. She also stressed important steps being taken towards ensuring accountability in addressing the situation in Myanmar and said Israeli security forces are violating the human rights of Palestinians.

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