The World Sindhi Congress would like to thank each of the panelists and everyone who attended the virtual event “The Fall of Kabul and its Impact on the Region and Sindh” on 6 September 2021. Speakers included Khalique Junejo, Chairman of Jeay Sindh Mahaz, Baseer Naweed of the International Human Rights Council, Jami Chandio, Executive Director CPCS of the Center for Peace and Civil Society, Dr. Rubina Shaikh, Chairwoman of the World Sindhi Congress, and WSC Secretary General Dr. Lakhu Luhana. Saghir Shaikh of the World Sindhi Congress moderated the panel. If you were not able to watch the panel
The US House of Representatives is currently the only American legislative body with a commission specifically dedicated to address human rights violations, but S. Res. 80 seeks to change this. Introduced in March 2021, the Resolution aims to establish a special nonpartisan commission under the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to better promote and address serious human rights violations from around the world. Senators Chris Coons and Thom Tillis introduced the Resolution, and have been joined by Senators Susan Collins, Richard Durbin, James Lankford, and Chris Van Hollen as co-sponsors. The World Sindhi Congress is proud to be one of
The World Sindhi Congress invites you to to join the Sindhi Baloch Forum in marking the marginalization and mistreatment of Sindhi and Baloch people by Pakistan. The protest will be held on 14 August at 1:00 PM in London. We will meet at Trafalgar Square, then move to protest at Parliament Square. The nearest station to the meeting point will be Charing Cross.
01-July-2021, Thursday Joint Statement by Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances, Defence of Human Rights, International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances ICAED, FORUM-ASIA, FIDH, CAGE and World Sindhi Congress regarding the approval of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2021 for Enforced Disappearances in Pakistan Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances, Defence of Human Rights Pakistan, International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), FIDH, CAGE and World Sindhi Congress welcome the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2021 proposed by Human Rights Minister Madam Shireen Mazari in Pakistan to criminalize the Act of enforced disappearance in the country. On 7 June
The World Sindhi Congress would like to draw your attention to this petition on Change.org against the mass arrests of peaceful protestors who attended the 6 June protests organized by the Sindh Indigenous Alliance and Sindh Action Committee against the illegal actions of Bahria Town. Police have registered more than 24 FIRs of one incident against 10,000 protesters, including Sindh Action Committee members, writers, students, lawyers, political and social workers, and laborers. News reports of arbitrary mass arrests of peaceful political workers come from different districts across Sindh, which include midnight raids and intensive searches of their homes. Civilians are
Thank you, UN, WGEID, and WSC Team, for following up the cases of the enforced disappearances of Sindhi activists by the Pakistani Government.Please join me in thanking the entire WSC team for working consistently and tirelessly with the UN and its various bodies to draw attention to the cases of Sindhi Missing persons. These interactions led to a first-ever 14-page detailed “Joint Communication” from the eight UN Special Rapporteurs of different UN human rights bodies to formally inquiring about the enforced disappearances of Sindhi people from the Pakistani Government.The UN Special Rapporteurs who have written this letter include: The Chair
World Sindhi Congress (WSC) is deeply shocked, gravely concerned, and strongly condemns the attacks, violence, and brutal force used by Bahria Town goons on innocent residents of villages of Sindhis in the Malir district of Karachi. The Riaz Malik’s Bahria Town want to vacate the lands using utmost force encompassing numerous villages inhabited by indigenous Sindhis for centuries, archaeological sites, and sites of sentimental importance for Sindhi people. WSC considers this illegal, immoral, and against the fundamental human rights and barbaric occupation snatching the livelihood of the people and destroying centuries-old communities. The practice of occupying vast areas of most