Protesters spotlight Indian atrocities in IIOJK as Modi attends COP26


Hundreds of Kashmiri and human rights activists from Europe and the United Kingdom gathered on the George Square in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday to spotlight the Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives within the metropolis to attend the COP26 summit.

A protest was organised by Tehreek-e-Kashmir (TeK) Scotland, whereas one other was led by Bailie Hanif Raja, MBE [Member of the Order of the British Empire].

The protesters chanted anti-Modi slogans and in favour of a plebiscite within the held valley. They carried placards inscribed with the slogans, ‘Kashmiris need freedom, Modi: cease genocide in Kashmir’, ‘India stop demographic terrorism in Kashmir’, ‘Release political prisoners’, ‘Reject Hindutava, reject hate’, ‘Indian Army out of Kashmir’, and ‘Stop political killings in Kashmiris’.

Speaking on the event, Hanif Raja stated that the rally had been organised to point out to the world that Kashmiris condemn Modi’s presence on the local weather change convention right here.

Modi, he added, is not going to be spared for his crimes towards humanity, which he dedicated because the then chief minister of Gujarat. Raja noticed that Modi has continued to commit the crimes towards Kashmiris and Indian minorities because the prime minister of India.

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“Indian premier should be isolated from the world for the crimes he has committed against the humanity, with economic sanctions imposed on India until it implements the United Nations Security Council resolutions,” he remarked.

President TeK UK Raja Fahim Kayani, who was additionally a part of the protest, stated, “Modi government believes in Hindutva ideology, same like the Nazis the world witnessed in the past in Europe.”

Kayani recalled that resulting from Modi’s involvement within the Muslim genocide, he was denied entry to Europe and the US in a mixed resolution for a decade, till he turns into the prime minister of India.

“Modi changed the special status of the Muslim majority state on Aug 5, 2019 by abrogating articles A370 & 35A, and imposed a brutal siege on the valley to make Kashmiris’ lives a living hell.”


The TeK UK president spoke in regards to the lockdowns and cancellation of media companies in Kashmir for the final two years, geared toward controlling the lives of defenceless Kashmiris.

“IIOJK has become an open jail since August 6, 2019 with nearly daily fake encounters and molestation bids against women, whereas the Indian occupation forces receive promotions, medals and cash awards. These crimes are committed with full impunity under the black laws of AFSPA and PSA,” he added.

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According to the Patron-in-Chief of TeK Scotland, Syed Tufail Hussain, India has additionally enacted Domicile Act 2020 in IIOJK to usher in the Indians, which wasn’t permitted underneath the State Subject Act 1927.

“Articles 370 and 35A were offered by India in 1956 when the princely state of IIOJK was taken away in the process of gradually making it its part,” he maintained.

Hussain famous that India has additionally been engaged on geographical modifications for a while, however the Domicile Law 2020 is a licence to brazenly change the Muslim majority right into a minority, alongside the strains of Jammu in 1947. India is freely giving Kashmiris’ land to its military and politicians to take care of its management.

The TeK Scotland secretary common famous that there was no peace left in India, saying the incidents towards minorities had been growing with every passing day. He referred to as upon the world to unite, or, he added, the historical past will repeat itself and grow to be the rationale for an additional world struggle.

TeK UK’s founding member Khawajah Muhammad Sulieman identified that at any time when Pakistan approaches India to press it to resolve in regards to the plebiscite, the latter tries to keep away from it and makes an attempt to threaten the previous. He cited Modi’s assertion “Indian nukes weren’t made for Diwali” to substantiate his level.

Speaking on the event, Stuart Richardson of Stop the War Coalition, Gilbert and Dr Javed Gill urged the world to proceed exposing Modi’s brutalities until he repeals the draconian legal guidelines and agrees to rearrange truthful plebiscite in Occupied Kashmir as promised underneath the supervision of the UN.

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