Brussels: (PR) A protest demonstration would be arranged on Tuesday by Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) on the occasion of day of Indian Occupation of Jammu and Kashmir (27th Oct) in front of Indian Embassy in Brussels, the capital of Belgium.
Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and based in other parts of the world are observing Black Day on 27th October to mark the illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir by India. It is important to mention that Indian forces had illegally captured the larger part of Jammu and Kashmir on 27th October 1947. Since, then this part of the disputed region is being called Indian occupied Kashmir.
This year, the protest gathering is being held at the time, when it is about one year and two and half months, the Indian occupied Kashmir is witness of constant military lockdown imposed by the Indian government. A large number of Kashmiris and their supporters including Pakistanis are expected to attend the demonstration.
In a Press Release issued in Brussels, Chairman Kashmir Council EU Mr Ali Raza Syed said, we demand New Delhi to end lock down in the occupied Kashmir, end the occupation and give right of self-determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Ali Raza Syed said, 27th October 1947 is the darkest day in history of Jammu and Kashmir when India in total violation of all international norms and democratic values landed its troops in the state against the will of the people.
Chairman KC-EU said, peace in Kashmir is connected to the whole region. If Kashmir is witness of peace, the whole region would be witness of peace and prosperity.
Chairman Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed made it clear that Kashmiri nation is not ready to compromise on their right to self-determination. He appealed the world community to pressurize Indian authorities to end the atrocities against the people of Kashmir. He specifically urged the United Nations, which celebrates its foundation day on 24th October (today) to implement its resolutions on Kashmir dispute.