Members of the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) on June 6 participated in a protest opposite Downing Street in London city against alleged large-scale land grabbing in Pakistan's Sindh province
Members of the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) on June 6 participated in a protest opposite Downing Street in London city against alleged large-scale land grabbing in Pakistan's Sindh province.
They highlighted the issue of illegal occupation of Bahria Town in Karachi.
The rally was attended by Sindhi and Baloch activists from around the United Kingdom. Scores of the people attending the rally raised slogans against the occupation of Bahria Town and the land grabbing in Sindh by the Pakistani Army and its proxies, IBNS said quoting ANI.
The speakers at the protest informed that Bahria Town -- owned by Malik Riaz -- spans 46,000 acres and is one of the most valuable lands of indigenous Sindhi people, reports the Indian news agency.
They shared that it has been occupied by force and deceit and with the support of the Pakistani state.
The speaker at the London protest included: Dr Rubina Greenwood, Chairperson WSC, Samad Baloch, Vice President Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC), Hakeem Wadhela, Chairman Baloch National Movement (BNM) UK, Kadija Mahar, Chairperson International Sindhi Women Organisation (ISWO), Hassan Hamdam, Vice President BHRC, Fahmmeda Khushik, Deputy Organiser WSC UK, Hafeezan Wadhyo, Information Secretary WSC and Dr Lakhu Luhana, General Secretary WSC.(SAM)