New York| Protests against Pakistan-sponsored terrorism were held across the US in memory of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai in 2008. South Asians and others on Saturday demonstrated outside Pakistani diplomatic missions in New York, Washington and Houston on the anniversary of the attacks, condemning Pakistan’s support and patronage to terrorists.
Digital media trucks with the message ‘Never Forget’ and displaying images of the 26/11 carnage in Mumbai as well as the perpetrators of the attack, now in Pakistan, went round the five cities.
Protesters in New York and Washington demanded US sanctions against Pakistan for its role in promoting terrorism and harboring terrorists.
At least 166 people, including several Americans, were killed in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai carried out by the Pakistan-sponsored Lashkar-e-Taiba, whose leaders are still in that country, and with the help of an American Dawood Syed Geelani, David Headley and Used the name of Canadian Tahawwur Rana.
Headley and Rana were tried in the US and convicted.