http://change.org/milnedo. Please also share the petition with f">

Sign the Milne Do petition!


To sign the Aman ki Asha Milne Do petition urging governments to allow greater people-to-people contact please go to this direct link: http://change.org/milnedo. Please also share the petition with friends and family.

Online petition against visa restrictions



Prominent artists, writers, journalists, filmmakers and academics in India, Pakistan and around the world have signed the ongoing Aman ki Asha online petition against visa restrictions between India and Pakistan.

Prominent endorsements from India so far include screenwriter Shama Zaidi; cinematographer Anand K.V.; Manohar Elavarthi, political activist for the under-privileged; photographer and short filmmaker Aziz Sonawalla; award-winning documentary filmmaker Anand Patwardhan, Mumbai; Sasi K. P., award winning film director; journalist Ammu Joseph; Ritu Dewan, Professor, Center for Women's Studies/Gender Economics, Mumbai; film director Mahesh Bhatt; actor Nandita Das; actor Imran Zahid; journalists Annie Zaidi; publisher Bina Sarkar Ellias; activist Monica Wahi; Mazher Hussain of the Confederation of Voluntary Associations.

Prominent names from Pakistan include artist Salima Hashmi, former federal minister Dr Mubashir Hasan, human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir; lawyer and PPP Sindh minister Sharmila Faruqui; teacher trainer Zakia Sawar; human rights activist Uzma Noorani; art activist Niilofur Farrukh; activist Nadeem Anthony; women's rights activist Nasreen Azhar; Bishop Dr Ijaz Inayat; novelist Abdullah Hussein; journalist Hussain Naqi; social activist Dr Quratulain Bakhteari.

Besides India and Pakistan, signatures have come in from Australia, Canada, Brazil, Britain, the United States, Italy, for example, as peace lovers join in endorsing the petition.

Prominent signatories so far include the Iranian anthropologist Prof. Shahla Haeri of Boston University, Harvard Law School professor Jacqueline Bhabha, painter Anne McGhee who teaches at
Harvard, Canadian journalist Bill Schiller, and others.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012




Unofficial talks about official talks...and some mis-talks Mani Shankar Aiyar and Javed Jabbar at the Sixth Parliamentarians Photo: PILDAT A former Senator invited to participate as Adviser at the recent India-Pakistan Parliamentarians dialogue in India shares his observations, including the consensus .....more


Joint Statement: India-Pakistan Delhi, 2014: The Sixth Parliamentarians Dialogue. Photo: PILDAT Parliamentarians Dialogue-VI

Text of the Joint Statement issued at the end of the Sixth India-Pakistan Parliamentarians Dialogue, New Delhi, India, De .....more


BriefS File photo Hope for fisherfolk
The high-level talks between India and Pakistan being held on December 17-18, led by the chiefs of the Indian Coast Guard chief and t .....more


Mahesh Bhatt's "Milne Do" Imran Zahid and Mahesh Bhatt Mahesh Bhatt, in an attempt to find common ground between India and Pakistan,
is all set to produce and present a play titled "Milne Do".


The vet .....more


Ali Zafar: Back in town Ali Zafar: the rugged look. Styling: Nabila; Photographer: Amean J. Singer-actor Ali Zafar has had a marvelous year. His latest Bollywood venture, the Yash Raj production Kill Dil confirmed him as a versatile, multi-talented star wi .....more


BriefS Sheema Kermani: File photo Cultural crossings

At the South Asia Women's Conference in Mumbai, Pakistani dancer Sheema Kermani performed to Indian singer Neela Bhagwat singing t .....more

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55_7-03-2011_1.jpgThe News on Sunday Special Report: India Pakistan prisoners
We probably didn't need to do this Special Report. Newspaper stories don't matter when it comes to Indians in Pakistani jails and vice versa. In fact, 'vice versa' sums it up. We do to them what they do to us.

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