LAHORE: National College of Arts (NCA) students on Thursday organised a walk for showing solidarity with the students of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India.

A large number of students, faculty members, and staff, carrying banners, inscribed with slogans against Dehli Police and human rights violations attended the walk.

The students were chanting slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over brutal torture of the female students. They were demanding that the international community take notice of use of force against the students and peaceful protesters.

NCA Principal Prof Dr Murtaza Jafri said the Pakistani people stood firm with the students of Jamia Millia Islamia.

“We are gathered to express solidarity with female students of Jamia Millia Islamia who were tortured and harassed by Dehli police. We have gathered to raise our voices for the innocent students and condemn the cruelties of Dehli Police,” he said.

The speakers urged the international community to take serious notice of unlawful acts of Dehli Police.

Published in Dawn, February 21st, 2020