Kashmiris observed 15 August, the independence day of India as a Black Day. They expressed their hatred for India illegally sieging Kashmir.
India denied Kashmiris their rights for the past 73 years.
Tehreek-e-Hurriyat imposed shut down in Jammu and Kashmir. Kashmiris showing their opposition for India’ s brutalities by holding banners outside Indian Embassies. This protest was also meant to attract the world’s attention.
Furthermore, Mushaal Hussein Mullick, Chairperson of Peace and Cultural Organization said India imposed a lockdown from a year.
How can India celebrate the independence day when its govt has illegally & unjustly snatched the right of freedom from an entire nation? We will observe August 15 as a black day in the memory of all the martyrs, imprisoned and detained Kashmiris.
How can India celebrate the independence day when its govt has illegally & unjustly snatched the right of freedom from an entire nation?
We will observe August 15 as a black day in the memory of all the martyrs, imprisoned and detained Kashmiris. #Kashmir #BlackDay pic.twitter.com/ODkCqcSxTj
— Mushaal Hussein Mullick (@MushaalMullick) August 14, 2020
Additionally, Mushaal Hussein congratulated Pakistan on Thursday and said Pakistan is highlighting and supporting Kashmir at a global level.
She further said in Srinagar India has illegally owned Kashmir for 73 years. More than one million troops terrorize the innocent population.
PCO chairman stated Kashmiris all over the world including Pakistan will recognize India’s independence day as a black day. This act will show New Delhi and the world that Kashmir is strong enough and is willing to struggle for their rights.
Abdul Hameed, a leader of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat stated,
India has turned Kashmir into a prison, immobilizing more than more eight million people
Moreover, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leaders said that India has no right to celebrate independence day. Because India is rejecting Kashmiri’s rights for their sovereignty. They have been terrorized for the past seven decades.
Protests on the Black Day
As a result, of observing India’s independence as black day Warseen-e-Shuhada Jammu and Kashmir and Tehreek -e-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir posted posters in Srinagar, Islamabad, Pulwama, and Badgam. The slogans were “15 August Black Day”, “Go India Go Back” and “We want freedom”.