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India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

When 230 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani prisons disembarked in Veraval, Gujarat on 29 December, Dhirubhai Gohil, 28, was waiting with a picture of his elder brother, Kalubhai, 35. As...
India, Pakistan: So near and yet so far – MilneDo

India, Pakistan: So near and yet so far – MilneDo

At Wagah border on Sunday, the cyclists who had set off from Delhi and Lahore respectively calling for a thaw in India-Pakistan relations, tried to wave and connect with each other across the iron...
Kicking off the new year with a cycle rally for peace

Kicking off the new year with a cycle rally for peace

Organisers expect over a hundred cyclists to join their Fourth Bicycle Rally for Peace between India and Pakistan this year A youth group in India is starting the new year with their fourth bicycle...
A time for dialogue, not confrontation

A time for dialogue, not confrontation

At a time when skirmishes and casualties along the Line of Control are the worst since the 2003 Ceasefire, the forthcoming “Heart of Asia” conference is a beacon of hope that India and...
Climate change knows no boundaries… nor do people’s hearts

Climate change knows no boundaries… nor do people’s hearts

Pakistani woman’s post for peace betwen India and Pakistan goes viral Alizay Jaffer, 29, works with communities to help them cope with the impact of climate change and extreme weather events...
South Asian women journalists oppose war hype

South Asian women journalists oppose war hype

Prominent women journalists from around the region have joined hands against the war hype between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. In a joint statement of Sepember 30, 2016, they urge political...
Leaders should defuse rather than fuel tensions, dialogue is the only option – PIPFPD

Leaders should defuse rather than fuel tensions, dialogue is the only option – PIPFPD

“While Pakistan needs to be more convincing in its fight against terrorism and terrorists operating from its soil, India needs to shun the policy of dealing with Kashmir militarily and...
Kashmir: Dialogue is the only way forward

Kashmir: Dialogue is the only way forward

Members of the Aman ki Asha Facebook group initiated the following statement that was posted on the Aman ki Asha Facebook page on August 12. Endorsements received until August 15, 2016, are included...
Fostering love through music

Fostering love through music

What started over a cup of coffee at a cafe in Dubai grew into a series of musical collaborations and interactions between Pakistanis and Indians that Pakistani journalist and DJ Desiree Francis...
A great human being – PIPFPD

A great human being – PIPFPD

The oldest people-to-people peace group in the region, the Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), has in a press statement expressed deep grief over the passing away of...