Irans Supreme Leader Calls For Support For Kashmiris

2017-07-04 06:43:09 | #nomi
Irans Supreme Leader Calls For Support For Kashmiris
Iranís Supreme Leader Calls For Support For Kashmiris

 

This might appear like one huge jolt out of the blue. While India has been constantly working at increasing its proximity to Iran through various political and economic gestures, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei raked up the Kashmir issue.

Speaking after the conclusion of Eid ul-Fitr prayers in Tehran, Supreme Leader Khamenei reportedly said that the Islamic world must condemn the atrocities on Muslims by “oppressors”.

He added that the Islamic nations must help “oppressed nations” such as “Bahrain and Kashmir”.

“The same is true for the people of Bahrain and Kashmir: Our people can back this great movement within the World of Islam,” he said

{ Muslim world should openly support people of ,, etc and repudiate oppressors& tyrants who attacked ppl in .}

 

While the Ayatollah’s statement has rattled the media back home in India, the Indian government is silent on it.

The Iranian Supreme Leader has enough influence over the people and the government of Iran. So not only was his raising the Kashmir issue on such an occasion concerning in itself, calling the Indian territory an “oppressed nation” might give the Separatists in Kashmir the fodder they need.

Khamenei had visited Kashmir between late 1980 and early 1981, couple of years after the Iranian Revolution. According to one account, Khamenei delivered a speech in a Sunni mosque which ended the discord between Shias and Sunnis in Kashmir.

 

.

Tags: #Islamophobia #Kashmir-Muslims #

Latest News

What to Next

asd

asd... More

asd

asd... More

5th February Kashmir Solidarity Day

Kashmir Day or Kashmir Solidarity Day is a public holiday in Pakistan on February 5 each year. It focuses on showing Pakistan’s support and unit... More

Israeli army martyrs Palestinian

A young Palestinian was martyred and another injured by the Israeli army near the occupied West Bank town of Jenin on Thursday. Meanwhile, Belgium ... More

HRW report hails resistance to Trump style populism

Activists have decried the rise of United States (US) President Donald Trump and his embrace of populist strongmen as a blow to the global campaign fo... More

52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

Fifty-two people were killed on Thursday when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in Kazakhstan, the central Asian nation’s emergency se... More

British MPs approve landmark Brexit bill

British MPs gave the green light on Wednesday to a landmark Brexit bill after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation no... More

Ashraf Ghani questions Pakistan anti terror fatwa

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has questioned a recent Pakistani religious ruling declaring suicide bombings un-Islamic. Speaking at a gathering in ... More

South Korea Moon seeks to normalize ties with China in first state visit

South Korean President Moon Jae-In hopes to “normalise” ties with giant neighbour China on his first state visit to the country this week,... More

Netanyahu says recognizing Jerusalem as Israel capital makes peace possible

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital "makes peace possible", aft... More

88