Gilgit Baltistan: Protests against tax-hike turn massive

Nov 12, 2019

Gilgit Baltistan, 12 Nov: - Weeks-long protests against the taxation laws are gaining momentum and reaching wide across Gilgit Baltistan. An anti-government demonstration called by Awami Action Committee has resonated with the mass and people from all walks of life have joined in to demand a rollback. The Committee which has been fighting for the rights of the common people of Gilgit Baltistan says that tax-imposition is part of Pakistan’s larger and systematic design of further suppressing the indigenous. The leaders have warned of stepping up their movement of the government doesn’t give in to their demands.