SAHR appeals to Afghanistan and Pakistan to formulate a joint strategy to confront terrorism and insurgency plaguing their nations

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights organization, is deeply concerned about the tense situation arisen between Afghanistan and Pakistan owing to Pakistan’s instant reaction to the deadly terror attack in Lahore and the horrendous massacre of pilgrims at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar…

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Humanitarian catastrophe is set to worsen as the world turns its back on Afghan refugees and asylum seekers

For all the differences South Asia’s countries insist on, they have depressingly similar attitudes when it comes to human rights. Over the past year, as Amnesty International documents in its Annual Report, civil society organisations have been harassed and shut down, journalists have been targeted, crude colonial-era laws have been…

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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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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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