SAHR vehemently condemns the alleged beheading of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan’s Army

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, expresses grave concern at reports of the alleged beheading of two Indian soldiers in the Line of Control in the Kashmir region by the Border Action Team of the Pakistan Army on 01 May 2017. While Pakistan has strongly denied…

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Release of the report on the dialogue among the Civil Society representatives of Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) organised a dialogue among civil society representatives of Afghanistan, India and Pakistan on 28 and 29 November 2016 in Kabul, Afghanistan. It was hosted by the Afghan Women’s Education Center (AWEC). The main purpose of the dialogue was to review the peace and security issues…

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SAHR observes with great concern the alarming deterioration of the relations between India and Pakistan

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), the regional human rights organisation observes with great concern the alarming deterioration of the relations between India and Pakistan. Consequently, the cross border firing has now become routine activity. Civilians and soldiers of both the countries are killed in the crossfire. People living on…

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SAHR observes with much distress the rapidly diminishing status of human rights in Kashmir

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights organisation, observes with much distress the rapidly diminishing status of human rights in Kashmir. Since the killing of Burhan Wani, a leader of Hizbul Mujahideen on 8th July, there have been widespread public demonstrations across Kashmir and in a bid…

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SAHR statement on Shiv Sena’s forced cancellation of Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali’s concerts in Mumbai and Pune

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, is deeply disturbed to learn about the forced cancellation of the live performances of the Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali in Mumbai and Pune by Chitrapat Sena, Shiv Sena’s film wing. The internationally renowned musician was to…

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SAHR press statement on the occasion of the meeting between the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan‏

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional, democratic network of human rights defenders welcomes the meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 10 July 2015. The two Prime Ministers held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)…

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