New Delhi: Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, who’s presently in Europe on a humanity tour, on Tuesday accused the Oxford Union of ‘Hinduphobia’ and threatened to file a lawsuit towards them for cancelling his occasion. In a video message, The Kashmir Information director shared an incident that befell, wherein he talked about that the ‘Hindu voice’ is being curbed.
“Yet one more Hindu voice is curbed at HINDUPHOBIC Oxford Union. They’ve cancelled me. In actuality, they cancelled Hindu Genocide and Hindu college students who’re a minority at Oxford Univ. The president-elect is a Pakistani. Please share and assist me on this most troublesome battle,” The Kashmir Information director tweeted together with the video.
Yet one more Hindu voice is curbed at HINDUPHOBIC @OxfordUnion.
They’ve cancelled me. In actuality, they cancelled Hindu Genocide & Hindu college students who’re a minority at Oxford Univ. The president elect is a Paksitani.
Pl share & assist me on this most troublesome battle. pic.twitter.com/4mGqwjNmoB
— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) May 31, 2022
The filmmaker stated that he visited Cambridge College, the place he was knowledgeable on the final minute that he won’t be allowed to video document the occasion. He claimed that his `freedom of expression` was being curbed and said that this step was taken as a couple of Pakistani and Kashmiri Muslim college students protested.
“As you’re conscious that I’m right here in Europe on a humanity tour. This tour was determined as a result of lot of prestigious locations invited me like Cambridge College, Oxford College, the British Parliament and quite a lot of locations in Germany and the Netherland. However yesterday, a really unusual factor occurred. After I reached Cambridge College, on the final minute, I used to be advised that we can’t video document the occasion. Now, this can be a 100 per cent curbing of freedom of expression. This occurred as a result of a couple of Pakistani and Kashmiri Muslim college students protested towards it. These are genocide denials, they’re fascists. That is maybe as a result of I assist a democratically elected Authorities of India,” he stated in a video message.
He additional stated that this is identical college the place Subhash Chandra Bose studied, however not too long ago on his one hundred and fiftieth delivery anniversary, the occasion was additionally cancelled they stated Bose is a fascist.The Filmmaker additional claimed that he was meant to go to Oxford College as he was earlier invited by the Oxford Union.
Nevertheless, simply earlier than his arrival, he was knowledgeable that there had been a double reserving, and his occasion had been postponed to July 1.
“Now one other unusual factor occurred. At the moment I used to be supposed to talk at Oxford College as a result of Oxford Union invited me a very long time in the past. It was all confirmed by way of emails, however just some hours earlier than they stated, ‘Sorry we made a mistake, there was a double-booking and we can’t host you at the moment.` And with out even asking me, they modified the date to July 1, when no pupil can be there, and there’s no level in doing an occasion,” he stated. He additionally talked about that Hindus are a minority group at Oxford College, and termed the incident `oppression of the minority`.
He requested “are they cancelling me” and stated “they need to cancel the democratically elected Authorities of India.””They need to label us as fascists and Islamophobic. As if killing hundreds of Kashmiri Hindus was not Hinduphobic, however the movie on the reality is Islamophobic. They don’t seem to be cancelling me, they’re cancelling the genocide and Hindus. You must perceive, Hindus are a minority in Oxford College, and that is the oppression of the minority,” he stated.
He additionally slammed Oxford College for “internet hosting dictators and fascists together with Bhutto`s son and lots of African radical extremists.” Agnihotri additional sought the assist of the folks as he’s going to file a lawsuit towards the Oxford Union.”
So please assist me on this trigger. I’m submitting a lawsuit towards them. I’m going to say all of the damages. Please assist me and be part of me,” he added.
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