By News Desk
ISLAMABAD—International Lobbying Group Youth Forum For Kashmir (YFK) organized a Black Day theme to mark 15th August Indian independence as Black Day by releasing 5000 Black Balloons in Federal Capital Islamabad skies to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir living under Indian occupation. Freed black balloons had a message of “Free Kashmir” written on them.
It was the symbolic gesture of Kashmiri and Pakistani youth to record the protest against Indian brutalities.
Event was attended by Kashmiri and Pakistani youth, politicians, youth political wings and civil society members gathered in front of F9 Park, Islamabad. They chanted slogans against the ongoing Human Rights violations in Indian-occupied Kashmir, against the use of bullets and pellets on innocent natives of Kashmir, against the insensitivity of Indian government towards the killings in Kashmir.
Altaf Hussain Wani, leader APHC and Sardar Khalid Ibrahim, President Jammu Kashmir Peoples Party (JKPP) criticized the ongoing brutalities in Indian occupied Kashmir. Speakers pledge to raise their voice for the people of Kashmir on every level to overcome their sufferings at the hand of Indian occupation.
Indian independence day is celebrated as black day by Kashmiris all over the world.
Participants recorded their messages and support for the brave, resilient people of Kashmir who fight every day for their ideology of freedom.
Youth Forum For Kashmir (YFK) is Pakistan’s first pro-Kashmir, registered and non-partisan International lobbying group led by young Kashmiris and Pakistanis working to ensure justice to Kashmiris living under Indian-military occupation.
Dateline Islamabad August 15, 2016
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