BRUSSELS: A protest camp was staged in front of the European External Action Service (EU foreign Ministry) at Brussels, the capital of Belgium to mark August 5 as Kashmir Exploitation Day.
The event was organized by Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) in connection completion of three years to the repeal of special status of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and imposition of military siege there by Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian government.
Many of the Kashmiris and Pakistanis based in Europe and European supporters as well attended the gathering in Brussels in order to condemn Indian atrocities against innocent people of IIOJK. Participants of the gathering also expressed their solidarity with the oppressed people of the occupied territory.
On the occasion, the KCEU Chairman Ali Raza Syed said, purpose of the protest camp is to highlight the brutalities against the people of Kashmir and other illegal acts in occupied Kashmir by the Indian authorities.
He called for end to the Indian atrocities in IIOJK especially violence against the Kashmiri women and children.
The KCEU Chairman and other participants of the gathering in Brussels asked the international community including UN and EU to play their role for implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions to enable the Kashmiris to exercise their right to self-determination.
They also called for withdrawal of Indian troops, an end to Indian state terrorism, end of genocidal repression, rape, gang-rape, torture, and degrading treatment of Kashmiri men, women, and children.
They also demanded easy physical access of international human right organization to occupied Kashmir. The KCEU Chairman also called for unconditionally release of all detained Kashmiris including Hurriyat leaders and activists.
Ali Raza Syed and other participants also expressed serious concerns over the deteriorating health condition of the illegally imprisoned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik.