Bahrain takes action against Bangladeshis for Kashmir demo

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 10:00, Aug 13, 2019 | Updated : 10:03, Aug 13, 2019

Videos from the protest have been widely shared on social media. TwitterA protest was allegedly carried out by some Bangladeshi and Pakistanis over India's decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status in Bahrain on Sunday (Aug 11), reports Indian media outlet India Today.

The rally was conducted after Eid prayers in Bahrain, added the report.

Tweeting about the action taken, Bahrain's interior ministry said that the local police had initiated legal proceedings against the protestors.

Bahrain government urged citizens to not use religious occasions for unauthorized demonstrations.

The action comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called up the King of Bahrain Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on Friday to apprise the latter of the situation in Kashmir.