Oct 27 to be observed as ‘Black Day’ in solidarity with Kashmiris

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Our Correspondents

Islamabad

Pakistan will observe October 27 as ‘Black Day’ at national and international level to express solidarity with the people of Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) facing illegal occupation and gross human rights violation for the last 73 years. Each year, October 27th is observed as Kashmir Black Day to mark protest and resentment by Kashmiris around the world in commemorating the forced occupation by Indian security forces of the IIOJK. On October 27,1947, the sufferings of Kashmiri people commenced with the landing of Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir which has been increased manifold after New Delhi suspended the special status of IIOJK through revoking Articles 370 and 35-A of Indian Constitution on August 5,2019.
The government has chalked out a comprehensive program to observe the day in befitting manner through highlighting brutalities and massive human rights violations being committed by the Indian troops to suppress the indigenous freedom struggle of Kashmiris who want their legitimate right to self-determination in line with the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Legal Forum for Kashmir arranged Kashmir Conference titled “Kashmir’s Prolonged Military Occupation; Lesson from History and Way Forward” on Friday to highlight Kashmir cause. Peace and Culture Organization Chairperson and wife of detained Senior Kashmiri leader Mohammad Yasin Malik, Mushaal Hussein Mullick led a Kashmir rally against Indian atrocities on Friday.
Dr. Jassu Mal, a prominent business and industry figure from Sindh, has strongly criticized the world for not doing enough to enable people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) to exercise their right to self determination under UN resolutions.
Talking to media here, the newly elected chairman of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) said that India has a big population where not only Muslims but all other minorities were facing cruelties of Hindu majority.
Provincial Minister for Public rosecution Chaudhry Zaheerud Din on Friday said Kashmiris of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmiri (IIOJK) were determined to continue their struggle for right to self-determination. Talking to media, he said people of the IIOJK were being humiliated and tortured by Indian forces for demanding their legitimate right.
PPP MNA Naveed Aamir Jeeva has reaffirmed unflinching moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Talking to media on Friday, he said the journey of the sufferings of the people of occupied Kashmir started with the landing of Indian troops in Srinagar on October 27 in 1947 was yet continued .

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