The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter, today, 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 and in favour of freedom.
Addressing the protesters, the speakers said that Kashmiris had never recognized the Indian illegal occupation.
They said, Kashmiris have been sacrificing their lives for freedom for the last 74 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 did not play its role, the Indian Army would have had to leave the region in disgrace.
The speakers said, right to self-determination is the basic right of Kashmiris and the struggle for freedom from India subjugation will continue till complete success. They said that India had illegally occupied Kashmir by force against the will of Kashmiri people.
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.