#KashmirHour trends globally

More than 181,000 tweets were posted using # KashmirHour globally

Tech Desk August 30, 2019
People carry Pakistan's and Azad Kashmir's flags and chant slogans during a countrywide 'Kashmir Hour' to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir, observing a call by Prime Minister Imran Khan at the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

At 12 noon sharp, sirens rang out across Pakistan followed by the broadcasting of the national anthems of both Pakistan and Kashmir, people all over Pakistan protested New Delhi’s brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) by halting traffic in solidarity with the rallies.

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With more than 181,000 tweets globally, #KashmirHour was how the peaceful protest also continued on social media.


The idea was initiated by Imran Khan where he had stated that he would want to show the Indians that Kashmir is not alone.

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People from around the world have also taken to Twitter to express their concern for those suffering in IOK and praising the idea that shows solidarity.


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We stand for Kashmir ... #peace #kashmir #pakistan #solidarity #aijazaslam #faysalqureshi #najafbilgrami

A post shared by Aijaz aslam (@aijazzaslamofficial) on Aug 30, 2019 at 1:09am PDT


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