Want to express solidarity with Palestinians? Here's a list of protests in Pakistan

Published 17 May, 2021 03:18pm

Images Staff

There are several protests being held in major cities across the country.

Photo: AP
Photo: AP

Pakistanis, join the global community in protests and demonstrations against the ruthless Israeli state and for the battered Palestinian populace. As the violence and destruction continues, we must get louder and speak up for Palestinians who are being killed and violently displaced from their homes.

As we enter the first post-Ramazan week of the Palestinian struggle, the world has erupted in protests calling for a unified approach and help for the abused, though not defeated, residents of Gaza. Protests are being and have been held across the world and are also scheduled to take place across Pakistan.

Karachi

When: Wednesday, May 19

Time: 3:30pm

Where: Karachi Press Club

To learn more, visit the Facebook event page.

Lahore

Lahore is having two protests, organised by separate groups.

Protest 1

When: Monday, May 17

Time: 4:30pm

Where: Liberty Chowk

Here's a link to their Facebook event page.

Protest 2

When: Thursday, May 20

Time: 2:30pm

Where: Mall Road

If you wish to join the WhatsApp group for this protest, here's the invite link.

Islamabad

When: Monday, May 17

Time: 5pm

Where: Islamabad Press Club

Multan

When: Sunday, May 23

Time: 4:30pm

Where: Northern Bypass Chowk

Sialkot

When: Wednesday, May 19

Time: 3pm

Where: Roadside, Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Faisalabad

When: Wednesday, May 19

Where: Kohinoor and D-Ground

If you decide to go, remember, we are still in the midst of a pandemic, so please follow the SOPs diligently. It wouldn't be a bad idea to carry extra masks for the protesters that might not be carrying one.

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