The Hague, 18 July 2022 (TDI): Pakistan’s Embassy in the Netherlands has organized a photo exhibition to commemorate the 91st Yaum-e-Shuhada-e-Kashmir, that is, Kashmir Martyrs’ Day.

The exhibition includes paying homage and expressing solidarity with the Kashmiri people. Therefore, the exhibition will take place from 18 to 19 July.

Kashmir Martyrs’ Day

Soldiers of Dogra Singh killed 22 Kashmiris in 1931. Significantly, Kashmiris all over the world, observe Kashmir Martyrs’ Day. Thus, to mark one of the many atrocities they have been facing for their freedom.

In line with commemorating the day, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leadership paid tribute to the martyrs.

Thus, the APHC leadership urged the United Nations (UN) to take steps in settling the Kashmir dispute. That is, by implementing its relevant resolutions.

From Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Pakistan many people took part in commemorating the day. They reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to accomplish the mission of their martyrs at all costs.

Similarly, major capitals and cities of the world including London and New York also held rallies. Specifically to eulogize the sacrifices of the Kashmiri martyrs.

However, in 2020, the Indian government scrapped the regional public holiday. It discontinued the traditional guard of honor ceremony at the Martyrs Graveyard.

Observance of the day in Pakistan

The government and people of Pakistan express solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiris every year on this day.

Noteworthy, the Pakistani Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif also spoke on Kashmir Martyrs’ Day and pointed out that it “is a reminder of sacrifices Kashmiris have rendered for their inalienable & UN-sanctioned right to self-determination.”

Furthermore, Prime Minister Sharif stated that Kashmiris have kept the “flame of freedom” alive despite Indian oppression.

Meanwhile, as the Pakistani government and the people of Pakistan commemorated Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, the nation continues to join their Kashmiri brethren on either side of the Line of Control in commemorating the contribution of their martyrs.

In conclusion, Pakistan called upon the international community, human rights organizations, and the UN to take notice of the humanitarian situation in Occupied Kashmir.