Shia community takes out peaceful procession against growing terrorism

The members of Shia community taking out a procession in Jammu on Friday.
The members of Shia community taking out a procession in Jammu on Friday.
The members of Shia community taking out a procession in Jammu on Friday.
The members of Shia community taking out a procession in Jammu on Friday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 17: In connection with observance of Yum-e-Qadas, a peaceful protest march was taken out by members of Shia community against the atrocities of US and Israel on Muslims in Palestine and forcible occupation of Masjid Aqsa by Israel.
The protest started from Karbala here and after passing through Wazarat road it culminated at Shaheedi Chowk where a demonstration was held by the members of the Shia community.
The procession was organized by Shia Federation Jammu and All Ladakh Kargil Students Association. The protestors also strongly condemned the terrorism and said that Islam is for peace and not for violence. It has always opposed the violence and killing of innocent people. Those who support terrorism on the name of religion are enemies of Islam, they added.
The protest was led byAshiq Hussian president Shia Federation. The protestors also condemned the recent killing of Sikhs in US Gurudawara and termed it an act of terrorism. They while criticizing the US said that how is it claiming to fight against terrorism when terrorism and extremism is breeding on its own soil.
The protestors also strongly condemned the killing of 25 Shia’s in Pakistan and urged the people to be united to fight against the terrorism.
The demonstration was addressed by Fida Hussian Rizwi spokesman of Shia Federation. He said the Muslims all over the world are today protesting against the US and Israel and held them responsible for the atrocities on Palestinians.
Ashaq Hussian complimented the administration including  Divisional Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner,  IGP, DIG and SSP Jammu for their cooperation in allowing the members of the Shia community in taking out the peaceful procession and respecting their sentiments.

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