Pakistani dancer and activist ousted from British event for pro-Gaza slogan

Sheema Kermani, a prominent Pakistani dancer and activist, was removed from an event at the British High Commission in Islamabad on Wednesday for chanting a pro-Gaza slogan. Kermani was attending an event about cultural exchange when she began chanting "Free Gaza" in response to a speech by a British diplomat. She was quickly escorted out of the event by security guards.

Kermani has been a vocal critic of Israel's actions in Gaza, and she has participated in numerous protests against the Israeli occupation. She is also an advocate for Palestinian rights and has spoken out against the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

Kermani's removal from the British event has sparked outrage among activists in Pakistan. Many people have taken to social media to criticize the British government for silencing Kermani's voice.

"Sheema Kermani is a brave and outspoken activist who has been fighting for Palestinian rights for many years," said one activist on Twitter. "It is outrageous that she was removed from an event for expressing her solidarity with the Palestinian people."

The British High Commission has defended its decision to remove Kermani from the event, saying that she was disrupting the event and causing a security risk. However, many people believe that Kermani was simply exercising her right to free speech.

"The British government is trying to silence dissent and prevent people from speaking out against Israel's crimes," said another activist. "This is a clear violation of our right to free speech."

The removal of Sheema Kermani from the British event is a reminder of the ongoing struggle for Palestinian rights. It is also a reminder of the importance of free speech and the right to dissent.

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