US lawmakers expressed solidarity with the Sindhi community as Pak’s crackdown on minorities | Instant News




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28 Feb 2021 15:05 I S

Washington [US], February 28 (ANI): In the middle of the process humanitarian crisis in Pakistan against Sindhi Hindu, WE Congressman Eleanor Holmes Norton has supported Sindhi Foundation ‘Long Road to Freedom, Nature, and Love’ as “Sindhi culture promoting peace and the inclusiveness of various religions, sects and customs “.
Speaking in a video message, Norton said, “It is with great pleasure that I congratulate you Sindhi The Foundation to take the initiative to walk 350 miles to raise awareness of human rights and climate change. For too long, the rights of disenfranchised groups have been neglected. Now more than ever, the need to fight for the rights of all is of utmost importance, as the current pandemic has worsened the living situation of many groups. “
He further said that this path has acted as a “bridge between these communities”.
Congressmen pointed out that Sindhi culture “promote peace and the inclusiveness of various religions, sects, and customs. As Sindhi people, many other communities have experienced similar circumstances “.
While urging other human rights activists to support ‘The Long Walk for Freedom’, he said, “Through this road, bridges between these communities will be built, and awareness of human rights abuses and the climate crisis will be heard. I support this goal. and will be present spiritually for the events. “

Most recently, in written submissions to British MPs Jim Shannon, Marie Rimmer and David Alton, World Sindhi Congress – England, WEA and human rights advocacy organization based in Canada – said Pakistan known as one of the most religious intolerance of the world.
The NGO said Sindh province had become a difficult place for Hindus Pakistanthe rules.
“Hindus systematically face public and private sector discrimination and human rights violations such as kidnapping, forced conversion and extortion. Furthermore, attacks on their places of worship have increased in recent years. Although local daily newspapers are full of reported incidents, the police did nothing to support the victims or bring the perpetrators to justice, “the NGO said.
Although all minority groups entered Pakistan suffering from persecution, says the WSC, research shows it Sindhi Hindus are the largest minority group experiencing forced conversion. According to the Human Rights Commission Pakistan (HRCP), 20 or more Hindu girls are kidnapped and converted every month Pakistan.
Pakistan has been repeatedly criticized by the international community for not taking decisive action to protect its minority communities, despite Prime Minister Imran Khan vowing to protect them on many occasions. (ANI)

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