Hadiqa Kiani's ode to Kashmir, a song released in collaboration with Turkish artist Ali Tolga has been taken off by Youtube.

The singer took to Instagram to share the unfortunate news, revealing that they will stand determined against the forced silencing.

"Our tribute to Kashmir was removed from YouTube a few hours ago," she posted. "There seems to be a systematic silencing taking place but we will not be silenced because our message is of love and peace."

She also informed her followers that Kashmir Civitas, an international advocacy organisation devoted to the rights of the Kashmiris, was "actively working to re-upload the video."

'Daimi Bahar' featured visuals from both Turkey and Kashmir, including those of violence and protests that took place in the disputed territory.

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