Kabul Declaration

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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SAHR is deeply concerned by the continuing firing between Pakistani and Indian security forces

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) is deeply concerned by the continuing firing between Pakistani and Indian security forces across the Line of Control and the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Civilian casualties, including women and children, have been reported from both sides in the several incidents of firing…

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SAHR Express Concern on the Decision of the Indian Government to call off Diplomatic Talks with Pakistan

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, express concern on the decision of the Indian Government to call off Foreign Secretary Level talks with Pakistan which were scheduled to be held on August 25th in Islamabad. We believe that only a sustained dialogue can…

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