Canadians express solidarity with Kashmiris

OTTAWA, Canada: A peaceful demonstration was held in front of the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa to express solidarity with just struggle of the Kashmiris and to condemn brutal carnage being carried out by the Indian occupational forces.

The participants held placards highlighting sufferings of the Kashmiris at the hands of Indian armed forces in held Kashmir.

They chanted slogans against human rights violations in the valley to draw the attention of the international community towards the gross human rights violations and use of pallet guns against innocent civilians.

The protestors urged the Canadian government and the civil society to take up the issue of human rights violations with the Indian government and for immediate implementation of the United Nation Security Council’s resolution for ascertaining wishes of the Kashmiri people to decide their own future.

Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed across the World on Tuesday. In that regard, various programmes and rallies were organized, expressing concerns over the plight of the Kashmiri people.

In those events, the International Community including the United Nations was urged to take immediate and effective measures to address the human rights situation in Kashmir.

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