Premises of Indian High Commission damaged during protests over Kashmir

London , Sep 4 : Fresh Protests outside the Indian High Commission in London turned violent over Jammu and Kashmir and caused damage to the premises.

In a tweet, the Indian High Commission confirmed that the protests by Pakistani supporters had caused damage to the premises as a window pane of the building was broken.

The Indian High Commission, on its official Twitter account ‘India in UK’, shared a picture of a damaged windowpane of the building. “Another violent protest outside the Indian High Commission in London today, 3 September 2019. Damage caused to the premises.”

As per reports, a group of protesters organised the ‘Kashmir Freedom March’ which went from Parliament Square to the High Commission building. The protest was led by a few UK Labour MPs as well.

Responding to the tweet, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said that the attack was “unacceptable”. He said, “I utterly condemn this unacceptable behaviour and have raised the incident with Metro Police UK to take action.

The new British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told the House of Commons that the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir following the lockdown of the region by the Modi government for over four weeks is “an international issue”.

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