MP Tim Kmiek at Solidrity, Asks World Leaders in GA
— Tom Kmiek
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, September 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Sindh hunger strike in front of the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) Sindhi Foundation began early Tuesday morning, when the 77th session of the General Assembly opens.
“In order to draw the attention of this ‘world conscience’ – UN member countries – to human rights violations and crimes against the people of Sindh and Sindhi under the brutal regime of Pakistan and the armed forces, we went on a hunger strike,” Sufi Munawar said. Lagari, Executive Director of the Sindhi Foundation.
The Sindh hunger strike in front of the UN headquarters in New York with a duo consisting of Razia Sultana Junjo, a British human rights activist and blogger who flew in from London to join the hunger strike, and Sufi Laghari, Executive Director of the Washington-based Sindhi Foundation, who started its second day, now extending the deadline to ten days while Sufi Lagai receives a message of approval from the local authorities in New York to continue.
“We are here to enlist the solidarity and support of the world in the suffering and sorrow of Sindh and its people as the General Assembly continues in session. In particular, we are here to raise our voice to expose the genocidal atrocities unleashed against the Sindhi people in Pakistan. And to expose and peacefully protest the lies and anti-Sindi policies of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharf and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto when they arrived to attend and address the UN. They are nothing but puppets of the mighty and terrible Pakistani army,” Sufi Lagari said in a press release from New York.
Repeal of draconian blasphemy laws targeting Sindhis, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial executions of political dissidents and Sindh nationalist activists, forcible conversion of young Hindu women to Islam, and the fight against discrimination and corruption by the Pakistani government in international humanitarian aid to flood victims. hunger strike in Sindh. “Support the people of Sindhi, not Pakistan” is another urgent need for the starving duo.
Again, the ten-day Hunger Stirke program received the support and solidarity of Canadian MP Tom KMIEK, who also asked all world leaders present at the 77th General Assembly Summit to support and show solidarity with the Sindhi Foundation in the fight against human rights violations in Sindh.
“I support Sufi Lagari’s hunger strike in Sindh from 13 to 23 September when the Prime Minister of Pakistan will be present and address the United Nations before the General Assembly. I support the Sufis because this hunger strike is helping to draw the world’s attention to what is happening in Pakistan and to the human rights violations committed against minorities, including in Sindh,” MP Tom Kimiek continues the video message.
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Sufi hunger strike in solidarity with Tom Kmeek