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 Files director shared an incident that occurred, by which he talked about that the ‘Hindu voice’ is being curbed.
“Yet one other Hindu voice is curbed at HINDUPHOBIC Oxford Union. They have 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 help me on this most tough battle,” The Kashmir Files director tweeted together with the video.
Yet one other Hindu voice is curbed at HINDUPHOBIC @OxfordUnion.
They have 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 & help me on this most tough battle. pic.twitter.com/4mGqwjNmoB
— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) May 31, 2022
The filmmaker mentioned that he visited Cambridge University, the place he was knowledgeable on the final minute that he is not going to be allowed to video document the occasion. He claimed that his `freedom of expression` was being curbed and acknowledged that this step was taken as just a few 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 University, Oxford University, the British Parliament and loads of locations in Germany and the Netherland. But yesterday, a really unusual factor occurred. When I reached Cambridge University, on the final minute, I used to be informed that we can not video document the occasion. Now, it is a 100 per cent curbing of freedom of expression. This occurred as a result of just a few Pakistani and Kashmiri Muslim college students protested towards it. These are genocide denials, they’re fascists. This is maybe as a result of I help a democratically elected Government of India,” he mentioned in a video message.
He additional mentioned that this is identical college the place Subhash Chandra Bose studied, however just lately on his one hundred and fiftieth delivery anniversary, the occasion was additionally cancelled they mentioned Bose is a fascist.The Filmmaker additional claimed that he was meant to move to Oxford University as he was earlier invited by the Oxford Union.
However, 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. Today I used to be supposed to talk at Oxford University 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 mentioned, ‘Sorry we made a mistake, there was a double-booking and we can not host you immediately.` And with out even asking me, they modified the date to July 1, when no scholar can be there, and there’s no level in doing an occasion,” he mentioned. He additionally talked about that Hindus are a minority group at Oxford University, and termed the incident `oppression of the minority`.
He requested “are they cancelling me” and mentioned “they need to cancel the democratically elected Government of India.””They need to label us as fascists and Islamophobic. As if killing 1000’s of Kashmiri Hindus was not Hinduphobic, however the movie on the reality is Islamophobic. They should not cancelling me, they’re cancelling the genocide and Hindus. You have to know, Hindus are a minority in Oxford University, and that is the oppression of the minority,” he mentioned.
He additionally slammed Oxford University for “internet hosting dictators and fascists together with Bhutto`s son and lots of African radical extremists.” Agnihotri additional sought the help 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 assert all of the damages. Please help me and be part of me,” he added.