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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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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Kabul Declaration

South Asians for Human Rights and Afghan Women’s Education Center (AWEC) jointly organised a dialogue among the civil society representatives from Afghansitan, Pakistan and India on 28 and 29 November 2016 in Kabul.  The objective of the meeting was to identify the role of civil society groups particularly women’s groups…

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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 Condemns the arrest and detention of Mr. Saeed Baloch, General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisher-folk Forum

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a network of human rights defenders based in seven countries in South Asia, strongly condemns the arrest and detention of Mr. Saeed Baloch, General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisher folk Forum by the Rangers –a paramilitary force controlled by the Pakistani Army. The arrest…

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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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