Former Deputy Prime Minister came out in support of the film
At the same time, the former Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand has given his response by tweeting on this entire controversy. He said that if the film is not released, it will be an attack on the freedom of the residents of New Zealand. Former New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters said the ban on Kashmir Files was an attack on the freedoms of New Zealanders. Kashmir Files has been released in America, Australia, India and many other parts of the world. This film has been seen by 1.1 billion people.
4 lakh Kashmiri Pandits displaced
The Deputy Prime Minister said that the film is based on true and real events that happened in 1990, when Hindus were displaced from Kashmir on the basis of religion and today more than four lakh Kashmiri Pandits continue to live the lives of the displaced even after 32 years. are doing. Banning this film is tantamount to banning the incident on 15 in New Zealand. For example, after the 9/11 attacks, all his photographs were removed from public places.
Terrorist incidents should not be protected
Mainstream Muslims have condemned such incidents and terrorist attacks in New Zealand and parts of the world. Muslims have condemned terrorist incidents in the name of Islam and said that it is not Muslim to commit violence in the name of Islam. Terrorists who justify their actions in the name of Islam should not be given any shelter. Every form and source of terrorism should be openly exposed and opposed. The freedom of the people of New Zealand cannot be taken away by a certain kind of restriction.
Petition started in support of the film
Let us tell you that a campaign has been started to release The Kashmir Files film in New Zealand. A petition has been started for this. In which it has been said that the graphics in the film, the violence shown is based on true events which are recorded in the documents. Film is a medium to put people’s painful experiences in front of the world.
What does the Censor Board of New Zealand have to say
According to the report, the New Zealand Censor Board has not banned the film, but some Muslim community people have raised objections to the film, after which it is being reviewed. New Zealand Censor Board Chief David Shanks said that people from the Muslim community had contacted us and said that the film contains anti-Muslim elements, which can spread hatred. It is alleged that the film may spread tension and encourage Islamophobia in New Zealand. But the petition which has been started says that we reject such allegations because lakhs of people have seen this film and not a single incident of this kind has happened.