'Persecution of minorities in Pakistan not reported'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 12, 2018, 05:50 PM(IST)

File photo. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

In yet another protest against Pakistan, activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) staged a protest against the human rights violation in Pakistan.

The protest was staged outside United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland.

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The locals of Pok have been staging such protests against Pakistan for a long time.

Strongly opposing the construction of dams and hydroelectricity projects in the region they have been holding protests against the Pakistan government's "plundering of resources" from their region.

They claim that the resources of the region are being plundered and they do not benefit from CPEC project.

A similar protest was held outside various offices of the United States in Geneva, Switzerland against human rights violation in Pakistan's Balochistan province on March 11.

Wearing shirts with "Free Balochistan" written over it the protesters demanded sovereign Baloch state.

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A day before Pakistan Journalist, after attending the UN Human Rights Council Session, had said in Geneva that some of the minorities were facing killings and abductions in Pakistan and these were not reported in Pak media.

He said "Some of the minorities are facing persecution, killings and abductions in Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtoonkhawah and PoK. Human rights violations are not reported in mainstream media and this is very alarming".

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