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Pakistan Independence Day: MQM to observe 'Black Day'

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 13 Aug 2020 Print

Pakistan Independence Day: MQM to observe 'Black Day'


London: Protesting against state brutalities against Mohajirs, Sindhis, Balochs, Pashtuns, other oppressed ethnicities and religious minorities in Pakistan, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced that it will observe Aug 14 as 'Black Day'.

Aug 14 marks Pakistan's Independence Day.

The MQM was founded by Altaf Hussain.

The group said it will be holding car rallies in the UK, the USA, Canada, Germany, Australia and its other overseas units on the 'Black Day' as a protest.

"These rallies will go to the embassies, consulates and high commissions of Pakistan to submit their peititons about the military operations against oppressed nations," read a statement released by MQM.

MQM Overseas has already started taking all the necessary steps needed to observe the day.

Altaf Hussain has urged people to join the car rally and observe 'Black Day'.