Human Rights Archive
Sometime around 2010, a Pakistani Hindu named Amar Lal grabbed his family, passports, and whatever few possessions they could carry and fled from Pakistan overnight. As a Pakistani Hindu, Amar Lal and his family were second-class citizens
New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, CNN, BBC News all presented an incomplete, simplistic story to readers
The Atlantic, New York Times, Washington Post coverage all falls short.
This past weekend a group of Kashmir Pandits protested outside the Washington Post offices in Washington, DC. They decried as one-sided the coverage by the Post of the ongoing tense situation in Kashmir resulting from the Government
The recent actions by the Government of India to repeal Articles 370 and 35A were a decisive and momentous step towards attempting to bring peace and prosperity to Kashmir.
Let there be no doubt that a Kashmir that is taken over by Pakistan or where Islamists are allowed free rein will not be a place where moderate Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, or Buddhists will be safe.
Although historically relegated to the margins of U.S. foreign policy, the promotion of religious freedom internationally is now increasingly receiving attention from our policy makers and government institutions. Few American government bodies have promoted international religious freedom
Jogeshwar Roy, a 55 year-old Hindu priest, was preparing for prayers at the Deviganj temple one morning in February 2016. Without warning, six Islamic militants fired gunshots and launched grenades at the temple, while shouting “Allah ho
In 2012, Samir Narang and his family fled Afghanistan and sought refuge in Germany. Samir’s story is similar to many other Hindus that grew up in Afghanistan, isolated in a Hindu or Sikh temple, hiding from daily
Ravita, Harya, and Jeevti. What do these three girls have in common? They’re all young Hindu victims of an alarming trend of abductions, forced conversions, and forced marriages that have quietly been plaguing Pakistan’s minority communities for