A delegation from the World Sindhi Congress (WSC), joined by the relatives of victims, held a meeting on 10th May with the UN WGEID (Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances) during its 127th Session in Geneva. WSC profoundly thanked the WGEID for their valuable support for the release of Sindhi’s missing persons.Enforced disappearances in Sindh continue with impunity and have increased in recent months as more than 50 Sindhi nationalist workers and human rights defenders have been kidnapped by state agencies. The delegation also spoke on the widespread arrests and registering of terrorism and treason charges against the peaceful
Canadian MP Garnett Genuis has sponsored a Parliamentary Petition against blasphemy laws in Pakistan, forced conversion of Hindu Girls, forced abduction, and the Notan Lal Case. Notan Lal was sentenced to life imprisonment on 7 February 2022 over false blasphemy charges.This action is the result of WSC’s continuous advocacy on behalf of the plight of Hindus in Sindh and other human rights violations. Join MP Genuis in calling for action by signing this petition online. Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada may sign a paper copy of the petition, which will then be sent to the MP’s office. The
World Sindhi Congress (WSC) delegate Mr. Raja Dahar Joyo is attending the ongoing 21st Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) being held at the UN Headquarters in New York. The Forum was established in 2000, with the mandate to deal with indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health, and human rights. WSC has been a regular participant of the forum since 2000 and has submitted numerous written as well as oral statements highlighting issues concerning land and natural appropriation, human rights violations, and persecuted status of the Sindhi Nation.
World Sindhi Congress (WSC) congratulates the newly elected President, Vice-Presidents, and the Presidency of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) during the General Assembly held in Washington DC on March/April 2022. WSC’s Chairperson, Dr. Rubina Greenwood, was elected as Vice-President along with Elizenda Paluzie of Catalonia. Dr. Edna Adan Ismail, who represents Somaliland, was elected as President. On her election, Dr. Greenwood said, “I want to assure my fellow UNPO members that the World Sindhi Congress and Sindhi Nation will remain your steadfast friend. You will find us willing to share our successes and failures with you in the
The WSC annual report for the 2020-2021 year is available to read now. World Sindhi Congress would like to thank everyone for their extraordinary efforts in the struggle for human rights, and looks forward the upcoming year.
آج انڈیجینس رائٹس الائنس،ویمن ڈیموکریٹک فرنٹ اور عوامی ورکر پارٹی کراچی نے کھیر تھر نیشنل پارک اور گڈاپ ملیر میں زرعی زمینوں پر بڑھتے ہوئے صنعتی زنونز کا ماحولیاتی سروےکیا گیا۔ جس میں میڈیا، وکلاء اور ماحولیات کے ماہرین کے نمائندے بھی ساتھ تھے۔۔ اس سروے میں سلمان بلوچ، گل حسن کلمتی، رقمان گل پالاری نے شرکاہ کو بریف کیا، ایڈوکیٹ عبیرا اشفاق، کاظم حسین مہیسر، ایڈوکیٹ عمران بلوچ نے قانونی حوالوں سے بات کی ـ ڈان سے وابسطہ سینئر صحافی نزیحہ سید علی اس دورے میں شامل تھی ـ اس ماحولیاتی سروے کے اہم مقاصد۔1- وائیلڈ لائف پروٹیکشن ایریا
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