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“Both governments lack political will”

“Both governments lack political will”

By Zofeen T. Ebrahim The maritime boundary between India and Pakistan remains disputed nearly 64 years after the partition of the Indian sub-continent. The demarcation of Sir Creek (locally known as...
On the wrong side of the border

On the wrong side of the border

By Shahzada Irfan Ahmed Such is the level of trust between the two countries that the slightest of attempts to facilitate an accused can earn one the title of a traitor You are a spy, a terrorist or...
IN HUMANITY’S NAME:

IN HUMANITY’S NAME:

 Dr Chishty case update On June 15, the Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear a human rights petition filed by Dr Chishty’s daughter to urge the Pakistan government to take up his case on a...
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...
Edhi appeals for Dr Chishty’s release from Indian jail

Edhi appeals for Dr Chishty’s release from Indian jail

By Shahid Husain KARACHI: Renowned social activist Dr Abdus Sattar Edhi has appealed to Indian President Prathiba Devi Singh Patil to ensure the release of 80-year-old Pakistani Dr Syed Mohammad...
Dr Chishty’s family appeals to Pakistani President, Prime Minister

Dr Chishty’s family appeals to Pakistani President, Prime Minister

Inspired to make appeal by Pakistan government’s release of Indian prisoner Gopal Das in response to the Indian Supreme Court Judgment The daughter of Dr. Saiyyad Mohammed Khaleel Chishty, a...
Mahesh Bhatt, Kuldip Nayar meet Governor to seek Dr Chishty release

Mahesh Bhatt, Kuldip Nayar meet Governor to seek Dr Chishty release

CHANDIGARH: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar, a former member of parliament, Monday met Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil and sought his intervention for the early release of...
Release Dr Chishty: Kaldip Nayar, Mahesh Bhatt urge Governor

Release Dr Chishty: Kaldip Nayar, Mahesh Bhatt urge Governor

Aman ki Asha has long been campaigning for clemency towards cross-border prisoners – young boys who stray across by mistake or in search of ‘Bollywood’, fishermen who cross the...
Pakistani peace activists welcome efforts in India to release Dr Chishty

Pakistani peace activists welcome efforts in India to release Dr Chishty

Shahid Hussain, Karachi: Thanks to the efforts of the civil society in India, the process has begun that is likely to lead to the release of a 78-year-old Pakistani national who has been under-trial...
Rajasthan Home Secretary, PUCL, join hands for Dr Chishty

Rajasthan Home Secretary, PUCL, join hands for Dr Chishty

With the sympathetic involvement of the Government of Rajasthan and the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), hope rises for a Pakistani prisoner, retired virologist Dr Khaleel Chishty,...