Pakistan: Leader of the Gwadar Rights Movement, Maulana Hidayatur Rehman, recently alerted the people of China living in the Gwadar Port, in the province of Pakistan to leave the place, as per the reports by Al Arabiya Post citing The Maritime Executive.
According to the information shared by the Asian News International (ANI), Maulana Hidayatur Rehman mentioned in the statement, which issuPakises a warning to the individuals from Pakistan living in Gwadar that if the government of Pakistan pay no attention to their protests which are peaceful, the people have the full right to pick up as well as use weapons to protect their right.
As per the report shared by the news agency, the Chinese nationals have been used as a negotiating chip by the protesters in Balochistan, Pakistan, to make sure that their demands are addressed.
Along with this, Al Arabiya Post quoted The Asian Lite International, the administration of Pakistan has been completely ignoring Balochistan, which has caused issues. Chinese colonialism-fueled economic expansion and a lack of development in the port city of Gwadar have created a groundswell of anti-China feelings, prompting recent requests from locals for the Chinese population to leave within a week.
Currently, the biggest issue faced by the nation is making sure that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) does not finish as a keystone of the CPEC under construction in the port of Gwadar in Balochistan, according to the news reports.
In the time of last year, Maulana Hidayatur Rehman led a similar protest that lasted for more than 32 days. He called on the government to guide him on the issues, which the protestors now have been resolved.
The reports highlighted that the locals in Balochistan, Pakistan, are being treated as aliens while the people of China are earning good salaries and having a good life, denying the local employment.
Furthermore, the reports mentioned that the protests that have been going on for at least two months which involve blocking the port entrance of Gwadar and the Gwadar East Bay Expressway (which is a main artery which connects the port with the main highway network of Pakistan.