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  • 30th International Conference on Sindh in London, UK

    “State Terrorism in Sindh: Enforced Disappearance Causes and Consequences” October 27, 2018 at University of Westminster Harrow Campus, London, UK It is a pleasure to invite you to the 30th Annual Conference on Sindh, organized by the World Sindhi Congress. This year’s conference will take place at the University of Westminster Harrow Campus, London, UK on Saturday, October 27, 2018. For the past 29 years, the World Sindhi Congress has brought together international activists, academics, analysts, and policy makers to highlight the difficult human rights situation in Sindh. Through panel discussions, presentations, workshops, and networking events, the Annual Conference on

  • World Sindhi Congress Participates in UNPFII 2018 Session

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 April 2018 Watch the video NEW YORK CITY, New York– The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is holding its 2018 Session at UN Headquarters from April 16-27. The World Sindhi Congress has sent delegates to participate in the Session and bring awareness to the pressing issues affecting the indigenous communities in Sindh, Pakistan. The UNPFII, a high-level advisory body to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) aims at providing expert advice and recommendations on indigenous issues to the ECOSOC and UN bodies and to raise awareness, disseminate information, and promote activities related

  • World Sindhi Congress calls for action at 37th Session of UN Human Rights Council

    Geneva, SWITZERLAND – A five-person delegation from the World Sindhi Congress attended the 37th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council between February 26th and March 23rd. During the session, the delegation participated in a number of activities, rallies and events, issuing calls to action regarding the human rights violations occurring in Sindh, Pakistan. Members of the delegation delivered three statements during the session where representatives from over 100 countries were present. Dr. Lakhu Luhana spoke on the enforced disappearances of political and human rights activists in Sindh during the General Debate on the Promotion and Protection of All

  • G M Syed Memorial Awards 2017 Announced- Dr Hyder Lashari and Baseer Naveed Awarded

    HOUSTON, TX- Two Sindhi luminaries,  Dr. Hyder Lashari of Sindh and Mr. Baseer Naveed of Sindh, were conferred with the prestigious G. M. Syed Memorial Awards 2017 in recognition of their contributions to “Sindhi identity, language and culture, and to the movement for the rights of Sindhis. The G. M. Syed Memorial Awards are conferred to those whose work with dedication to honor the memory of Mr. Syed, a visionary leader who pioneered the Sindhi freedom movement and was a beacon of the Sindhi people’s struggle for national self-determination. Previous recipients include renowned Sindhi luminaries: Keerat Babani of Mumbai, India,

  • World Sindhi Congress sends delegation to 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

      GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) sent a seven-person delegation to the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The session, held from the 11th to the 29th of September, covered a broad range of human rights issues and allowed activists from nongovernmental organizations as well as member states to participate in meetings, panel discussions, and to draft resolutions. The WSC delegation’s goal during the Session was to bring awareness to the current human rights abuses being perpetrated by Pakistani security forces in Sindh. The delegation particpated in meetings with the Committee on Enforced Disappearances

  • WSC Canada Continued Advocacy against Forced Disappearances in Sindh

    CALGARY, World Sindh Congress (WSC) has written to the Canadian government, Canadian Opposition leaders and US Congress (Members of Sindh Caucus), to voice our deep concern and draw their attention to the ongoing enforced abductions of Sindhi political and human rights activists by Pakistani security agencies. WSC has provided details of the forcebly abducted persons from Sindh from the last few months, including Punhal Sario, Khadim Areejo, Hidayat Lohar, Sabir Chandio, Mr. Ghulam Abbas Lund, Ghulam Rasool Burfat, Mehboob Chandio, Qadir Bux Zaor, Shams Mirani, and Nangar Channa. The total number of enforced disappeared persons is more than 160. Amnesty

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