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Why Pakistan should not celebrate Defence Day: The story of a journalist in exile who took on the military

Taha Siddiqui

Paris: Almost a year ago, I was sitting in my Islamabad news bureau, working on some stories while monitoring local Pakistani news on television when my attention was drawn to a promotional video on one of the channels. The video produced by the Pakistan Army’s media wing, the ISPR (Inter-Services Public Relations) was being broadcast in connection to the upcoming Defence Day (6 September), a day to remember the India-Pakistan war of 1965. The ISPR had used a video clip of the then military dictator General Ayub Khan where he said something to the effect of “…the Indians do not know who they have challenged to war…” The promotional video then went on to imply how Pakistan thwarted this aggression and surprise attack from India.

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Baloch Protest outside Pak Army Event Mississauga

Baloch Canadians expressed their anger at the Pakistan Army retired officers celebrating their so-called “victory day” in the 1965 war against India at Mississauga, Canada. Progressive elements and human rights activists joined the protest to raise their voice against the atrocities Pakistan Army is committing in Balochistan.

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Baloch Canadians Demand Deportation of Pak Army War Criminals

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Protest in Toronto against Pak Army Butchers of Balochistan

Toronto, Sept 6, 2015 – Baloch Canadians today expressed their anger at the Pakistan Army retired officers celebrating their so-called “victory day” in the 1965 war against India. Progressive elements and human rights activists joined the protest to raise their voice against the atrocities Pakistan Army is committing in Balochistan. Protesters held placards demanding Deport Pakistan Army War Criminals from Canada – Pakistan Army & ISI get out of Canada – STOP Immigration of Pakistan Army War Criminals to Canada – Pakistan Army Butchers get out of Balochistan – STOP Pakistani Military Operation in Balochistan – Long Live Free Balochistan.

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