HinduDialogue protests against atrocity against Hindus in Pakistan

HinduDialogue protests against atrocity against Hindus in Pakistan

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New Delhi, Feb 24, 2013: HinduDialogue along with few other supporting organisations in an collective effort staged a protest against atrocity against Hindus in Pakistan. This is a part of serie of protests, giving a clarion call for rescue of 18-year-old Rinkle Kumari , a hapless Hindu girl kidnapped and brutalized by a Pakistani politician with support of the establishment.

Human rights activists  gathered in front of Pakistan’s High Commissions, consuls and embassies in several parts of the world today as a part of a campaign  “Remembering Rinkle” launched by the Human Rights Defense International, an organization that takes up causes of violations of human rights of Indian diaspora in various parts of the world.

In India, demonstrations were held in Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Gandhinagar and Indore.  People gathered in London, Sydney, New York, and Nairobi also to protest the apathy of Pakistani authorities.

The on-ground campaign was proceeded by an online campaign to mark the first anniversary of the kidnapping of Rinkle who was kidnapped on 24 Feb, 2012 last year.

The protesters gathered at Teen Murti Bhavan in Delhi on 24 February at around 1 pm with banners and placards protesting the inaction of Pakistani authorities and demanding rescue of Rinkle. A delegation also handed over a memorandum to Pakistan High Commission demanding immediate release and rescue of Rinkle.