Kashmiris to observe India’s independence day as Black Day in Brussels 

By: INP      Published: 10:26 PM, 14 Aug, 2020
Kashmiris to observe India’s independence day as Black Day in Brussels 

Kashmiri Council Europe (KC-EU) will organise a protest demonstration to mark the “Black Day” on 15th August 2020 in front of Indian Embassy in Brussels, the capital city of Belgium.

It is important to mention that Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe the Indian Independence Day as "Black Day’’ on Aug 15 every year. This year this day is being observed as India revoked special status of Jammu and Kashmir on 5th August last year and Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) is witnessed of severe situation as lockdown has been imposed there for last one year.

The protest in Brussels will be started at 10 am and a large number of people from all walks of life including Kashmiris, Pakistanis and their sympathisers of the Kashmiris are expected to attend the protest.

In a statement on the occasion, chairman Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) Mr Ali Raza Syed expressing solidarity with the people of IOK, determined that the peaceful struggle for liberation of Kashmir would be continued. 

He called for immediate international attention on the existing situation in Indian occupied Kashmir. Chair of KC-EU especially urged that UN Security Council to take its responsibility on the issue of Kashmir by initiating serious action against Indian atrocities in the occupied land.