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Pakistani and Kashmiri community marks Black Day, holds protests across the U.S

Black Day also observed in Pakistan’s consulate in NYC to protest against Indian occupation of Kashmir since 1947.

New York: On the completion of 75 years of Indian illegal occupation on Kashmir, the Pakistani and Kashmiri community marked Black Day, with holding protest demonstrations at parts of US including the capital Washington, and New York.

The protests were digitally recorded by trucks and floats on the streets of the capital Washington, Houston, Chicago, and especially outside the UN headquarters and the Indian consulate in New York.

Through pictures on trucks and various vehicles, the brutality of the Indian army on the innocent Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir was exposed. On the other hand, in New York, the Pakistani and Kashmiri community protested at Time Square.

The participants of the demonstration were carrying banners, playing sticks and the Kashmiri flag in their hands.

The representatives of different political parties participating in the protest said that India cannot suppress the struggle for freedom of Kashmiris with the force of oppression. They stressed: “We have to play our role to solve the Kashmir problem.”

Candles were also lit in the memory of Kashmiri martyrs in the protest held on Black Day.

Meanwhile Consul General of Pakistan in New York Ayesha Ali has said that until Kashmiris get their right to self-determination, Pakistan will continue its diplomatic and moral support at all levels.

She was addressing a function organized on the occasion of Black Day at the consulate.

On the completion of 75 years of India’s illegal occupation of Kashmir, the Black Day ceremony was held at the Pakistani Consulate in New York.

Later on, the Consul General Ayesha Ali and Deputy Consul General Nawab Adil Khan read the policy statement regarding the support of Occupied Kashmiris. They said that Pakistani nation has always extended its unwavering support for the innocent Kashmiris.

A large number of political, social and business personalities of the Pakistani American and Kashmiri community participated in the event.

On this occasion, Colonel Retired Maqbool Malik described what he witnessed in the wars fought with India in the past.

He said that if he gets life not once but many times, he will sacrifice his life for the freedom of Kashmir.

The participants of the event reiterated their determination that they will not leave the oppressed Kashmiri brothers alone in this struggle of freedom. A documentary film was also shown on this occasion.

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