MUZAFFARABAD: 1000’s of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) as half of the continued protests towards the police crackdown on peaceable demonstrations final month that claimed the lives of one particular person and injured a number of others in the area.
Protesters alleged that the crackdown has turn out to be the modus operandi of the institution which makes use of brute power to muzzle all types of opinions and dissents in the area. They alleged it was nothing brief of the mayhem unleashed by Pakistani forces in 1947 after they invaded their territory.
Afzal Suleria, chief of Nationwide College students Federation in Muzaffarabad stated, “Our state was divided into many when the tribal attack took place in 1947. The history was repeated. There was a situation of violence and plunder. Women were targeted. Houses were shelled with ammunition.”
“Children were charged with baton. Innocents were attacked. One common citizen Aslam Abbasi was killed. No judicial commission has been formed till date and the culprits have not been prosecuted. They were never brought to justice and no FIR was registered”.
Numerous political events underneath the All impartial events alliance (AIPA) in PoK had known as for a professional-freedom rally in Muzaffarabad on October 22 to look at “black day”. It was on today in 1947 that Pakistani forces had invaded Jammu and Kashmir.
Folks had come out on the streets in giant numbers to register their protest on the 72nd anniversary of the Invasion Day. Denying the demonstrators to carry anti-authorities protestors, the police resorted to utilizing tear gasoline shells and lathi-charged to disperse the group.
Muzaffar Baig, one other chief of the Nationwide College students Federation stated whereas addressing a gathering, “They have their power of influence on common people, be he a businessman, farmer, laborer, or common dweller. Police exercise its authority only on commoners.”
He added, “You think we are going to be scared of them? If you are a believer of any religion, for example, you are a Muslim then prepare yourself to sacrifice for Allah. We are not going to be scared of these monsters. We are not getting scared of these people who earn Rs 20,000- 30,000 but don’t hesitate in taking ten rupees from a poor man”.
Whereas anti-institution demonstrations and protests is a standard sight in the PoK, the previous few weeks have introduced a distinct image altogether.
Unprecedented help and the unflinching morale of the individuals have actually rung alarm bells for Islamabad.
At a time when Imran Khan authorities is already going through a large political resistance, developments in PoK have added to the concerns of the institution.



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