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A Jamaat-e-Islami activist participates in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Islamabad — AFP

Kashmir Solidarity Day observed across the country

Protests were staged in all the major cities of Pakistan, including Lahore and Karachi.
Updated Feb 06, 2018 12:24am

Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed in all the major cities of Pakistan on Monday.

The day marks Pakistan's pledge of continuing full moral support to the people of Kashmir, who are fighting for their independence from India.

Rallies and protests were staged in all the major cities of the country, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar.

A collection of photos from the pro-Kashmir events can be viewed below:

Activists of Jamaat-e-Islami gather to mark Kashmir Day in Islamabad. — AFP
Activists of Jamaat-e-Islami gather to mark Kashmir Day in Islamabad. — AFP

Women march to mark Kashmir Day in Lahore. — AFP
Women march to mark Kashmir Day in Lahore. — AFP

Pakistan demonstrators burn effigies of US President Donald Trump. — AFP
Pakistan demonstrators burn effigies of US President Donald Trump. — AFP

Demonstrators burn effigies of Netanyahu, Modi and Trump. — AFP
Demonstrators burn effigies of Netanyahu, Modi and Trump. — AFP

A Jamaat-i-Islami activist takes part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day. — AFP
A Jamaat-i-Islami activist takes part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day. — AFP

Protesters take part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Karachi. — AFP
Protesters take part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Karachi. — AFP

A protester stands on an Indian flag in Karachi. — AFP
A protester stands on an Indian flag in Karachi. — AFP

Protesters take part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Karachi. — AFP
Protesters take part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Karachi. — AFP

Protester shout slogans as they take part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Peshawar. — AFP
Protester shout slogans as they take part in a gathering to mark Kashmir Day in Peshawar. — AFP

Hafiz Saeed speaks to protesters in a rally in Lahore. — AFP
Hafiz Saeed speaks to protesters in a rally in Lahore. — AFP

Jamaat-i-Islami supporters participate in a rally in Islamabad. — AFP
Jamaat-i-Islami supporters participate in a rally in Islamabad. — AFP