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Baloch activists chant anti-Pakistan slogans at protest in Germany

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Leipzig [Germany], Aug. 27 (ANI): Baloch activists in Leipzig, Germany, staged a protest against Pakistan on Saturday for the ongoing human rights violations in Balochistan and urged the international community to take notice of the plight of the Baloch people there.

The protestors were seen chanting anti-Pakistan slogans and saying 'we want freedom', 'free Balochistan zindabad' and 'go ahead Modi'.

"Our protest is for the people of Balochistan and for the human rights violation happening in Pakistan by the Pakistani state," said a protestor.

He also thanked the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for raising the issue of Balochistan.

"We are very thankful to Mr. Modi the Prime Minister of India for raising the voice for Balochistan , for the voiceless people in the region" and added "We are also thankful to the Baloch nation, Bangladesh..Afghanistan for supporting the Indian Prime Minister's statement (regarding) violation in Balochistan."

"Our aim is to highlight the ongoing army operation in Balochistan and the human rights abuses. We request all human rights organisations , European Union, United Nations , USA, Canada, Australia to raise their voices for Balochistan and the Baloch people," said the activist.

Prime Minister Modi at an all-party meeting on August 12 that Pakistan would have to answer for "atrocities" in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Three days later, Modi said during his Independence Day speech that people from Balochistan and PoK had thanked him for raising the issue.

After his remarks, many Baloch leaders also extended their support to him. (ANI)

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