FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 19 October 2017 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
Washington, D.C., October 19, 2017. The Sindhi Foundation held a press conference on Wednesday, the 18th of August to discuss the current state of affairs in Sindh Province of Pakistan, especially in regard to enforced disappearances of scores of human rights activists including the well-known leader of the Voice for Missing Persons of Sindh, Punhal Sario. Enforced disappearances continue to be a significant problem is the province with over 300 people being disappeared per year. The Sindhi foundation and several other organizations who participated in the conference are dedicated to ensuring that these enforced disappearances cease and all people are
10/2/2017Washington, DC. : Delegates belonging to various Sindhi Diaspora Organizations gathered in the capital city of the US for a historic two-day conference to explore ways and means to work collectively for the emancipation of Sindhis in Pakistan and to create an integrated platform for Diaspora Sindhis. The meeting concluded with a consensus that for lasting peace, equality and justice, all four constituent Nations must have the right to self-determination with the right to exercise the secession. Thus, the long-term goal of the integrated platform is to carry out activities and advocacy for Sindhi National Self-Determination. Participants included the representatives
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 September 2017 Watch the video of the protest Watch the Facebook video of the protest LONDON, U.K., The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) held a protest in support of the Sindhi political and human rights activists who have been the victims of enforced disappearances by Pakistani intelligence agencies. The enforced disappearances in Sindh have reached unprecedented levels in recent months as hundreds have been abducted. Amnesty International, the Asian Human Rights Commission, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, UNPO, and numerous other organizations have raised the issue of enforced disappearances in Sindh, but the Pakistani government has
LONDON, U.K. World Sindhi Congress (WSC) strongly condemns the murderous attack in Gawader Balochistan resulting in the death of 10 Sindhi temporary laborers working on a non-CPEC related project in Balochistan. Nothing justifies this senseless and merciless killing of innocent workers. Apparently, the BLA has claimed responsibility for this attack. WSC believes that such a policy of killing Sindhis will have a devastating effect on Sindhi and Baloch struggles for sovereignty. World Sindhi Congress is a staunch supporter of the freedom struggle of Baloch people. World Sindhi Congress along with several Sindhi parties have publicly condemned, opposed and campaigned against
World Sindhi Congress along with 10 other organizations has prepared an online petition. Please sign this petition and help us in promoting the human rights for all in Sindh and Pakistan.
Sindhis of America joined together in Celebrating GM Syed in Houston, Texas. They shared speeches, cake cutting, a book inauguration, music, and dinner. Organized by GM Syed Memorial Committee and World Sindhi Congress.
In 2016, World Sindhi Congress reported on hundreds of issues in Sindh, from water, oil and taxes to missing activists. WSC protested with rallies and attended United Nation events to spread international awareness of Sindh. WSC also hosted historical and cultural events in conjunction with many other nonprofits to bring Sindhis around the world together to celebrate our unique culture in this world. Read the World Sindhi Congress 2016 Report. Read about every Sindhi event that happened in the US, UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sindh, and beyond. Read about the charity money raised for rural area of Sindh. Read about the