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APHC stages protest outside Indian High Commission

August 15, 2019

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) held a protest demonstration outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on Thursday against the Indian state terrorism in Occupied Kashmir. According to the details garnered, a large number of women and children participated in the rally. The protestors chanted slogans as “India terrorist” and ‘Kashmir Bany Ga Pakistan’ (Kashmir will become part of Pakistan). Black flags have been hoisted at almost all the government, public buildings and vehicles while the people tied black ribbons on their arms in Islamabad. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers led by Asad Umar also participated in the anti-Modi protest outside the Indian High Commission. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other PTI leaders also attended the protest. On the other hand, the district administration held a rally against Modi government and expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri people. The Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metro Bus was also suspended due to the security reasons. Addressing the participants, the speakers strongly condemned the arrest spree and other human rights violations by the troops in the occupied territory. They demanded of the international community to play its role in granting the Kashmiris their inalienable right to self-determination. Protest rallies being taken out to observe Black Day Protest rallies are being taken out across Pakistan to observe Indian Independence Day as Black Day and express solidarity with the Kashmiris. In Punjab, various rallies are being taken out in this regard in which participants carrying flags of Pakistan and Kashmir and holding banners and placards inscribed with the slogans in favor of freedom struggle of Indian held Kashmiri. In Multan, a procession was taken out by the staff of Nishter hospital in which the protestors wore chains to protest against the Indian atrocities against Kashmiris. A big rally arranged by district administration Multan will be taken out from the residence of Chief Whip in National Assembly Malik Muhammad Aamir Dogar which will be culminated at Chowk Ghanta Ghar. In Sindh, provincial government has also chalked out several programs including rallies to demonstrate solidarity with the Kashmiri people on Indian Independence Day as the Black Day. In Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, a rally was taken out in Parachinar, the headquarters of Kurram district today. Addressing the rally, the speakers asked the United Nations and other international organizations to put pressure on India to stop massive human rights violations in the occupied territory. In Balochistan, Black flags have been hoisted at almost all the government, public buildings and vehicles while the people tied black ribbons on their arms. In Muzaffarabad, a rally was also taken out to observe Indian Independence Day as Black Day.

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