J Salik hanged him on â€œPeace Doveâ€ as protest on arrival of the US President in Pakistan
05 Mar 2006
Islamabad: March 5, 2006. Julius Salik, Convener, World Minorities Alliance Former Federal Minister, Pakistani nominee for Noble Peace Prize and five time elected member, in order to express his helplessness in overcoming increasing violence and hatred among religions hung himself on a huge "Peace Dove" of 9 feet height ad 8 feet width respectively. He demonstrated this at his residence on4th March 2006 for four hours. In the background of "Peace Dove" there Hung a huge Painting reflecting destruction of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, on its right was a big banner bearing word
"Love and Peace" and all around it were slogans to make better understanding among religions of the word. Beneath him was symbolic worlds globe in an iron cage.
Purpose of this protest was to express that the humanity is in great trouble and danger of dstruction. American President must play his role to eliminate this rapidly increasing hatred among religions of the world.
He presented an open " Memorandum" to the press for George W.Bush demanding the American President to initiate immediate remedial measures to convert the rapidly increasing violence and hatred into love and peace among races.
He said that in all corners of the world majorities and minorities live together, but in the absence of adequate representation of minorities in the United Nations, wherever there is cruelty against minorities, it is not tackled appropriately, so there is no end to atrocity against minorities. As regards blasphemous cartoons, published in Danish and European press, he said that these have hurt feelings and emotions of the majorities and minorities resulting in ruing peace of the world. To save world from further destruction, Danish government must tender apology.
Julius Salik made three demands to president Bush:
(1) In order to give appropriate representation to the minorities of the world, a special seat in United Nations be reserved.
(2) In view of the importance of peace on the globe "PEACE" should be taught as a subject in the curriculum.
(3) To bring harmony, better understanding and relations between minority's majorities of the world United Nations should have a T.V channel to promote awareness about the boundaries of rights of minorities and majorities living in all corners of the world.