Sri Lankans demonstrate against Pakistan for supporting Taliban in Afghanistan
Update: October 23, 2021 8:12 PM STI
Colombo [Sri Lanka], October 23 (ANI): Dozens of Sri Lankans demonstrated in Colombo on Saturday against Pakistan’s continued support for the Taliban, which took control of Afghanistan in mid-August.
The protest was organized under the banner of the United Sinhala National Alliance. Protesters urged Pakistan to end religious extremism in Afghanistan and not respond to Islamic terrorism and religious extremism in South Asia.
They carried banners with messages like – “The Taliban Yesterday, The Taliban Today, ISIS, Al Qaeda. Stop Religious Extremists In Afghanistan”, “Pakistan – In Respect For Peace – Do Not pay response to Islamic religious terrorist, extremist in South Asia .. .. !!! “,” Pakistan, do you support the Taliban – Black Sunday April 21, 2019 in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka does not want the same for, never, never “.
They said that due to such Islamic religious terrorism, Sri Lanka had to face the consequences on April 21, 2019, which is considered Black Sunday in the country.
On April 21, 2019, Easter Sunday, three churches in Sri Lanka and three luxury hotels in the commercial capital, Colombo, were the target of a series of coordinated Islamist terrorist suicide attacks.
“April 21, 2019 – We don’t want the same to happen to us ever, ever,” read the banner of the United Sinhala National Alliance.
They urged Pakistan to uphold human rights in Afghanistan and to refrain from inhuman religious extremism in Afghanistan.
“Pakistan does not support inhuman religious extremists in Afghanistan,” reads another banner. (ANI)