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Kashmir lockdown: Protest near Indian Consulate in Birmingham

Kashmir lockdown: Protest outside Indian Consulate in Birmingham

MUZAFFARABAD: Because the lockdown in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues, lots of of Pakistanis and Kashmiris within the UK protested in opposition to the abrogation of the particular standing of the disputed valley close to the Consulate General of India Birmingham.

Folks from all walks of life participated within the protest which was organised by Tehreek-e-Kashmir (TeK) UK and chanted anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.

Addressing the protest, TeK UK President Raja Fahim Kayani mentioned, “The folks of Britain is not going to relaxation till Kashmir is liberated from Indian occupation and genocide perpetrators are punished. A whole bunch of hundreds of Kashmiris have been killed in a ‘soiled battle’ waged by the Hindutva forces solely to quell reliable their self-determination motion.”

IoK has been underneath an unprecedented lockdown since August 5, when India revoked a particular constitutional standing courting again practically 70 years. Pakistan, China and different regional leaders have warned of a backlash within the area.

Condemned India’s transfer to revoke Kashmir’s autonomy, Kayani mentioned, “The abrogation of the particular standing of IoK is an act of final aggression. India’s determination is a part of the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) and MS Golwalkar ideologies that make sure the Muslims of India stay a second-class citizenry.”

Kayani added such makes an attempt had been an open contravention of the United Nations (UN) resolutions on Kashmir which prohibit any unilateral motion to vary the disputed nature of the Kashmir state.

“Indian authorities has introduced Kashmir is not a disputed territory and can be merged with India. It will imply an finish to the 70-year wrestle for Kashmiris proper of self-determination. It’s time the world powers should realise that the right-wing agenda in India is paving a approach to additional the army battle with Pakistan and China.”



President TeK Europe Muhammad Ghalib mentioned: “Indian determination on IoK comes alongside the deployment of 50,000 extra troops within the closely militarised valley. Residents have been lower off from the remainder of the world with no web and cellular companies.

Vacationers had been requested to depart the world earlier than a curfew was imposed. There’s a humanitarian disaster in Kashmir. Indian actions characterize an unprecedented escalation in hostility throughout the area.”

Ghalib urged the world to take severe word of the state of affairs in occupied Kashmir.

A former member of the British parliament George Galloway additionally joined the protest and requested to carry a plebiscite in Kashmir.

The protesters later submitted a decision on the Indian Consulate in Birmingham, demanding India to right away raise the curfew from the IoK and cease human proper abuses within the area.

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