Terror galore

Pakistan has faced numerous terrorist attacks in the past but the current wave of terrorism has turned this week to be the bloodiest in the country’s history so far. The last five days have seen ten attacks targeting all the four provinces.   Bloodbath at Sehwan, Sindh, on Thursday peaked…

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Release of the report “South Asian Citizens’ Voices on Democracy and People’s Security”

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) releases the report South Asian Citizens’ Voices on Democracy and People’s Security based on the regional consultation on, held on 25 and 26 of February, 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal.  Civil societies in the region share a vision for peace and justice in South Asia interlinking people’s…

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Release of the report “South Asian Citizens’ Voices on Democracy and People’s Security”

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) releases the report South Asian Citizens’ Voices on Democracy and People’s Security based on the regional consultation on, held on 25 and 26 of February, 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Civil societies in the region share a vision for peace and justice in South Asia interlinking people’s…

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SAHR expresses concern over the restraints on freedoms of association and assembly in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) is deeply concerned about restraint of freedoms of association and assembly through the use of force and intimidation in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.  In Bangladesh, the police have effectively crushed the readymade garment factory workers’ protest for increase of minimum wage. The issue commenced…

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A statement calling for justice: Displaced farmers and Fisherfolk of Pulakkudiyiruppu

The following statement is issued by the Peoples’ Alliance for Right to Land (PARL) in support to the land rights struggle of villagers from Pulakkudiyiruppu  in  the Mullaitheevu district. Farmer and fisher families of Pulakkudiyiruppu have commenced a public protest and sathyagraha demanding that their home and cultivation lands, currently…

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