LAHORE: The Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) Friday observed countrywide as day of protest against the alleged ‘genocide’ of Muslims in Myanmar (Burma).
The day of protest was observed across the country including in all four provinces, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and northern parts on the call of Chairman DPC and chief JUI, Maulana Sami ul Haq.
The DPC also condemned the government’s decision to reopen NATO supplies routes.
Maulana Sami ul Haq while addressing the gatherings in Rawalpindi and Akwara Khattak condemned the killings of more than 20,000 Muslims in Myanmar and urged the Muslim leaders, international human rights organizations to come forward to stop oppression against Muslims in the country.
He demanded of the government of Pakistan¸ United Nations, Organization of Islamic Countries and other humanitarian organizations to take action against the genocide of Muslims.
He said leaders from various political and religious parties should come forward to play theirs to stop brutal killing of Muslims.