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India, Pakistan prisoners released, repatriated ahead of Independence Day

India, Pakistan prisoners released, repatriated ahead of Independence Day

On Tuesday, August 7, India released 14 Pakistani fishermen who had been captured in India’s territorial waters around three years ago. On Sunday, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including...
India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

Pakistan has responded positively to India’s proposal to revive a mechanism of a joint judicial panel which looks into humanitarian issues of fishermen and prisoners in each other’s...
Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

BHIOPAL: Jitendra Arjunwar got a hero’s welcome in Seoni district after his return from a Karachi jail. He reached Seoni on Sunday where he was given a warm welcome by residents who had...
Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

It is good news that India and Pakistan plan to repatriate prisoners from each other’s countries. Those being considered for this leniency are civilians — minors, women,...
Returning inadvertent border-crossers: Glimpses of humanity

Returning inadvertent border-crossers: Glimpses of humanity

Indian border security returns 12-year old inadvertent border-crosser to Pakistan A 12-year-old Pakistani boy apprehended by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Jaisalmer, India, has been...
A letter to the Presidents and Chiefs of Army Staff of India and Pakistan

A letter to the Presidents and Chiefs of Army Staff of India and Pakistan

A former Indian national appeals for the missing prisoners of war from the 1971 conflict between India and Pakistan to be brought home By Brian McMahon I write, from Canberra, Australia, as a...