The ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales has once again brought out a political message on Thursday. In the second semi-final between Australia and England played at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, a plane emerged from the top of the stadium with a banner hanging on it and written that 'the world should raise its voice for Balochistan.'
Earlier, in the first semi-final between India and New Zealand, four Sikhs from the Old Trafford Stadium were kicked out because they wore t-shirts written by the ICC. "We had to pull out some people on the Old Trafford field during the first inning. Because they acted to spread political messages by violating ticket rules.
This is not the first time that an airplane flew overtop of the stadium in the World Cup, preached a political message. Earlier, the match between Pakistan and Afghanistan had also witnessed the sight and the plane, written in favour of Balochistan, had passed over the stadium. In the match played between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley after the match, slogans like 'Justice for Kashmir, 'Stop the genocide and liberate Kashmir' were found on the banner on the plane.
Plane trails banner urging "World must speak up for " during ICC Semi Finals.— WBO (@WorldBalochOrg)
The banner is aimed at highlighting the dire human rights situation in Balochistan that requires immediate international attention. in Pakistan.