The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Kashmir chapter, staged a protest demonstration in front of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on the occasion of India’s Independence Day.
The protesters, holding black flags, were chanting slogans against India, its illegal occupation and in favour of freedom.
Addressing the protesters, the speakers said, Kashmiris have been sacrificing their lives for freedom for the last 75 years and India
cannot win the hearts of Kashmiris through oppression.
They said that the right of self-determination is the basic right of Kashmiris and the struggle will continue till complete independence from India. The speakers said that if the United Nations and world powers did not play its role, the Indian Army would have had to leave the region in disgrace.
The speakers urged the United Nations to play its role in peaceful
resolution of the lingering Kashmir dispute so that permanent peace could be established in the entire South Asian region.
Among those who spoke on the occasion included Mehmood Ahmad Saghar, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi, Syed Yosuf Naseem, Shaikh Abdul Mateen, overseas members Sardar Waqas, Ghulam Naib Butt, Raja Parvaiz, Liberation Cell Muhammad Sarwar, Raja Afsar and Najeebuallah.