A protest demonstration was organized outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Sunday, in connection with Kashmir Black Day.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the protest demonstration was held to condemn India’s forcible occupation of Jammu and Kashmir on this day in 1947 when India landed its troops in the territory and occupied it. Hurriyat leaders, civil society members, businessmen and women participated in the protest.
APHC AJK leaders including Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Abdul Hameed Lone, Mazoorul Haq Butt, Syed Manzoor Ahmad Shah and others appealed to the United Nations Security Council and human rights organizations to play their role in putting an end to human rights violations by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. They also called for an end to military lockdown in occupied Kashmir and release of all political leaders. Muhammad Shafi Dar, Uzma Gul and Mahreen Waseem also condemned the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.
The Hurriyat leaders expressed their resolve to continue the freedom struggle against all odds as a wind of change has started blowing in favor of the Kashmiri people. The participants of the protest expressed their anger over suspension of Internet, restrictions on communications channel and gag on media.