”The West does not considerÂ or recognizes the rightsÂ or views of the colonizedÂ and oppressed countriesÂ particularly the Third World , and have their own political agenda,” he said .
He further said the issue of Human Rights has becomeÂ an instrument in the hands of world powers in order to achieve their political aims and objectives .The human rights behaviour of the more influential players has major impacts on all aspects of modern life both in the standard setting and application of human rights worldwide.
He took a swipe at the USAÂ which continues to violate civil and political rights of those being suspectsÂ from all over te world in the so called ” war on terror” andÂ citedÂ abusesÂ and tortureÂ at Guantanamo Bay, Abu Ghuraib prisonÂ and otherÂ secret detentions and said can not be a championÂ and defenderÂ of human rights in the world .
Similarly one of the so called standardÂ bearer of human rights in the international arenathe Canadian gorverment has also been accused itselfÂ as agross violator of human rightsÂ and human rights abuses have been recorded in the Muslim community .
”USA ignoresÂ the most seriousÂ violationÂ of human rights committed by theirÂ puppet , the Zionist Israeli regime. This shows the double standardsÂ being applied by the powerful countries ,” he said .
Meanwhilst the UN Secretary General Ban -Ki .Moon has admitted that the fundamental freedoms enshrined in the universal Declaration of Human Rights are still not a reality for ceveryoneÂ and reiterated that too often , Governments lack the political will to implement International norms they have willingly accepted.
In his global message marking the International Human Rights Day , he urged the inherent dignityÂ and equality of all human beings not to be taken for granted.
” This 60th annirversary with the theme ;; “”Dignity and justice for all of us” is an occassionÂ to build up that will It is a chanceÂ to ensure that these rights arte a living reality— that they are known , understood and enjoyedÂ by everyone, everywhere.It is often those who most need their human rights protected , who also need to be informed that the DeclarationÂ exists — and that it exists for them, ” he said further urging that lets make the universal DeclarationÂ of Human Rights an intergral part of everyone’s life.
WEST HAS DOUBLE HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS.
Islamic Republic of Iran Ambassador Rasoul Momeni has accused the West of double human rights standards. HewasÂ speakingÂ at the occassion marking the international Human RIGHTS DAY in the City .