On 29 April 2021, the European Parliament passed a resolution against religious persecution in Pakistan. Pakistan’s eligibility for GSP+ has been called into question over human rights abuses. Since being selected for the trade incentives program, religious persecution and human rights abuses have increased across Pakistan. Concerning CPEC, official findings confirm that most harm has been done against the people of Sindh and Balochistan. EU’s Member states have been called upon to actively support religious minority communities and pressure the Pakistani government to protect its religious minorities through legal and social means. It is heartening to witness organizations such as
The 31st Conference on Sindh held on September 28, 2019 in London, UK LONDON, UK, The current situation in Sindh is marked by continuous human rights violations and an environment of fear and oppression. The Sindhi people are facing immense violence at the hands of Pakistani state security agencies. Enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings of political and human rights activists have risen steadily. The inconsiderate implementation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) continues. It is clear that Sindhi people will be dis-proportionally and negatively impacted by these projects, including infringement on their lands, misappropriation of their resources, and undermine
Human rights advocates and their supporters gathered in Genva in front of UN headquarters during the ongoing UNHRC session on March 12 to protest against the attrocities against #Sindhis in #Pakistan. Marchers raised the issue of enforced disappearances, extrajudicial killings, building of mega dams on the River Indus and other dicriminatory laws and policies of #Pakistan. This rally was organized by the #World #Sindhi Congress. WSC members attended the 40th Session of the UN Human Council on 13th March in Geneva.
Human Rights, Security, and Development in Sindh: Realities for Pakistan’s Southern Province. World Sindhi Congress (WSC) held a Seminar on Sindh on 30th April in Washington DC at University Club DC. The title of the seminar was ‘Rights, Security & Development in Sindh: Realities for Pakistan’s Southern Province’. The distinguished panel of speakers included: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Michael Kugelman, the Deputy Director of the Asia Program and Senior Associate for South Asia at the Wilson Centre, Dr Naseer Dashti, Executive President Baloch Human Rights Council and the Coordinator of the Sindhi Baloch Forum, Mr T Kumar, former International Advocacy Director
The 2019 Missing Persons List notes all persons who have gone missing from 2011 to present and any available information on their return. Read the full appendix:
The full report on Enforce Disappearances highlights missing Sindhi Activists from 2012 to present. Read the full report now!