KARACHI,(Palestine Foundation Information Center)A protest demonstration organized by Palestine Foundation Pakistan (PLF) was held in front of Karachi Press Club on Saturday.
Leaders of all political and religious parties, civil society, human rights leaders, and minority community leaders participated in the protest.
Women and children including students also participated in the protest.
The children were holding placards with pictures of injured innocent children in Gaza. Pakistan’s Sikh community, Hindu community and Christian community also participated in the protest.
PLF Secretary General Dr. Sabir Abu Maryam, Jamaat-e-Islami Muslim Parvez, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nihal Hashmi, Jamiat Ulema Pakistan Allama Qazi Ahmed Noorani, Sikh community leader Sardar Mughan Singh, Sardar Arjun Singh, Hindu leader Manoj Chauhan, Pandit Go Sohami Vijay Maharaj, Pandit Ashok Nath and Christian leader Pastor Immanuel, Younis Boniri of Awami National Party, Israr Abbasi and Erum But of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Saqib Nowshahi of Pakistan Awami Tehreek, Mufti Murtaza Rehmani of Jamiat Ahley Hadis, Engineer Noman Ali of Pakistan Markazi Muslim League, Jamshed Hussain of Human Rights Council, Umar Nadeem of Youth of Palestine, well-known religious scholar Muaz Nizami, Khalil Noorani, Abdul Waheed Younis along with Khaleda Iqbal, Gul Najaf and Fawzia Azmi spoke to the protest.
Speaking at the protest against the ongoing Zionist aggression on Gaza, the speakers said that the American government is supporting the continuous Zionist aggression in Gaza. They demanded that the American government stop the aggression on Gaza immediately. They also demanded from the rulers of the Arab and Muslim countries that the supply of oil and gas to the usurping Zionist government should be stopped and the relations with Israel should be severed.
Demonstrators chanted slogans in favor of Palestine and against Western governments including the US and Israel.