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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




Ancient Pakistan temples draw devotees from across faiths Hinglaj Mata cave shrine In their journeys across Pakistan to document old Hindu shrines, writer Reema Abbasi and photographer Madiha Aijaz find belief battling bigotry.

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Befriending the 'other' Transcending boundaries: (left to right) Lavanya Nath, Chintan Girish Modi, Vani Valson, Anam Zakaria, Haroon Khalid A young Pakistani shares the story of the "unlearning" process that helped her overcome her stereotypes about Indians
By Anam Zakaria


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BRIEF A Pakistani investing in India
Fawzia Naqvi of the Soros Economic Development Fund has an unusual focus

Pakistani American Fawzia Naqvi, wh .....more


Pakistani serials bring new At the launch of Zee Zindagi in India: Pakistani actor Imran Abbas Naqvi 'zindagi' to Indian TV screens
The Pakistani television serials taking India by storm? "Long overdue," veteran Pakistani actor Samina Peerzada tells an In .....more


A road trip for peace In Spain: Star Malik with his peace message Meet Star Malik, a man on a mission. The 34 year-old, self-proclaimed "Peace and Friendship Envoy for Pakistan and India" is driving across three continents, 21 countries .....more


Preserving Dilip Kumar's house in Peshawar Yousaf Khan's family house in Qissa Khwani Bazar, Peshawar By Yudhvir Rana,TNN
A house lost in the narrow alleys of the bustling city of Peshawar is becoming a focus of attention in both India and Pakistan. After bestow .....more

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