Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) organized an event of candle light vigil in Brussels, the capital of Belgium in order to express solidarity with oppressed people of Indian illegally Occupied Kashmir (IIOK) on Solidarity day.
The program was arranged on Sunday, 5th February in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day at European Squire in front of Central Station in Brussels, the EU headquarters. A BBC’s documentary about violence against Muslims in India and atrocities against the people of Jammu and Kashmir was also shown on a wider screen through a projector.
The BBC’s documentary put ups the questions about India’s democratic system under the Narendra Modi government and the polarization of India on the basis of religion.
During the program, a number of Pakistanis and Kashmiris living in Europe and representatives of various social organizations and political parties visited the occasion at the Europe Square and expressed solidarity with the oppressed people of Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Organizer of the program and Chairman of Kashmir Council EU, Ali Raza Syed said that Indian authorities in are demolishing the properties of people under the pretext of encroachment in the territory. Imprisoned Kashmiri youths are taken out of the Indian jails and killed extrajudicially.
On the occasion, Chairman of Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed expressed solidarity with the oppressed people of Kashmir. He pointed out that deployment of around one million Indian troops in IIOK is a proof of brutal occupation.
Ali Raza Syed demanded that UN and EU should play their role for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue.—KMS