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




Spotlight on: child rights, education and peace Joint Nobel Peace Prize laureates Pakistani Malala Yousufzai and Indian Kailash Satyarthi vow to work together and invite their Prime Ministers to the awards ceremo .....more


What this Nobel Peace Prize means to us Some comments from Aman ki Asha supporters on the joint award of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to an Indian and Pakistani

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India, Pakistan, South Asia groups call for peace Sand artist Sudharsan Pattnaik’s sculpture, Pune: underlining the human suffering. Citizens' groups urge India and Pakistan to implement the 2003 ceasefire and resolve all issues through talks

With the civilian death toll rising and .....more


BriefS Sand artist for peace

Sand artist Sudershan Pattnaik had created a sculpture of Malala Yousufzai on the beach of Puri in Odisha with a "Get well soon .....more


Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemns ceasefire violations from both sides; appeals to restore peace & humanity Local residents along the LoC are being forced to flee their homes because of the constant shelling. Photo: Reuters Since October 1, there has been an exchange of fire on the Indo-Pak border. Both India and Pakistan have been violating the ceasefire. Both have not only killed soldiers .....more


PIPFPD appeals to both India and Pakistan to immediately stop ceasefire violations. Bullets flying across the Indo-Pak border are taking lives and forcing local residents to look for safer havens. Photo: Reuters The ceasefire violations and firing taking place on the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir is a matter of grave concern. India a .....more

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