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WSC 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 International, Asian Human Rights Commission and Human Rights Watch has issued urgent appeals.

Today, the WSC team met with Mr. Tom Kmiec, Member of Parliament and Member Standing on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, and spoke to him about the grave human rights violations in Sindh by security forces including Forced Conversion of Hindhu Minority Girls and Women in Pakistan. MP Mr. Kmiec assured of his support to press upon the Pakistani government to stop violations of human rights of Sindhi people.

 

WSC shall continue to raise issues to international platforms including the UN, UK/Canadian/American governments and other HR organizations.

 

The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) is based in the UK, USA, Canada, and Sindh and is one of the most prominent human rights advocacy organizations for Sindh and Sindhis. The primary objective of WSC is to create a better understanding within the international community about the persecuted status of Sindhis in Pakistan and about the Sindhi people’s struggle for human rights, including the right to self-determination. WSC is a registered company in the UK and the USA and is organized to carry out non-profit activities. For more information, visit www.worldsindhicongress.org