An Pakistan based group which itself calls as a welfare society has drafted 11 images each showing the faces of a popular public figure damaged by pellets with a text informing people about the damages caused by pellets in cataclysm hit in Kashmir valley. The images were been widely shared by social media mainly Facebook. The Popular public figures who appears in the morphed images include Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President of Indian National Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, cricket player Virat Kohli, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and also Hindi film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kajol Devgan, Hrithik Roshan and Alia Butt. 

The group says that it works to create positive narratives and do argued on human rights. We do not suffer from any misplaced attitude of nationalism. We speak against misuse be it by any state or government including our own,  group says. The group's new campaign talks about real stories in its letter format chronicle. This campaign is designed to highlight the obscenity and abuses carried out by the Indian Armed forces and Police who enjoy complete impunity under the Armed Forced Special Powers Act which has made contempt of India's claim to be a secular democracy, the group says.

Never Forget Pakistan
Note: Never Forget Pakistan is a welfare society which works to create positive narratives and do advocacy on human rights. We do not suffer from any misplaced sentiment of nationalism. We speak against abuses be it by any state or government including our own.
Campaign: You know these faces. Does that make the tragedies more important? The stories in the letters are real. The names signed under the letter are real. Just the victim you see in the picture is not real. But do y...
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The group describes several killed and hundreds injured by what India describes as a 'non-lethal' weapon, the pellet gun. We castigate and moan the criminal silence, inaction of the Indian Government and Cultural icons of India. Furthermore we strongly condemn the pick and choose policy of Facebook which convenient censors posts highlighting the difficulties of the Kashmiris and later excuses itself by calling the censorship a mistake, it adds. This campaign is not about chauvinism. It is about trying to create empathy. We live in a sad world where we have to present genuine misfortune in a creative way just to make people pause and think for a moment, the group says. As advocates for human rights we believe that Kashmir, independent of any force and influence from India and Pakistan should have the right to determine its own identity and future. The group says on social media-Facebook that 'But do you care what is the profile of the victim for you to sympathise and empathise with them..? For you to speak for them..? Why do we need to desirable a cataclysm in order for people to pay attention. Have we all become that numb'.

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