Press Statements

Aaghaz-e-Dosti wrote letter Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her visit to Pakistan

Read the letter https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2015/12/07/letter-to-honble-external-affairs-minister-sushma-swaraj-ji-with-suggestions-on-issues-of-talk-during-her-honorable-visit-and-meeting-in-pakistan/

Letter published in Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/amritsar/Aaghaz-e-Dosti-writes-to-Swaraj-ahead-of-Pak-visit/articleshow/50081239.cms

Aaghaz-e-Dosti extends support to Ghulam Ali and Demand action against Shiv Sena Goons

Read statement https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/press-statement-aaghaz-e-dosti-extends-support-to-ghulam-ali-and-demand-action-against-shiv-sena-goons/

Statement published in Times of India https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/press-statement-aaghaz-e-dosti-extends-support-to-ghulam-ali-and-demand-action-against-shiv-sena-goons/

Aaghaz-e-Dosti wrote to Pakistan High Commission to request for photograph of mentally-ill Indian Fisherman

Read the letter https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2015/09/30/aaghaz-e-dosti-wrote-to-pakistan-high-commission-to-request-for-photograph-of-mentally-ill-indian-fisherman/

Aaghaz-e-Dosti wrote to Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to re-initiate talks

After the cancellation of NSA talks that were scheduled for 23-24 August, Aaghaz-e-Dosti wrote to Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to re-initiate talks. Read the letter https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2015/09/05/aaghaz-e-dosti-wrote-to-prime-ministers-of-india-and-pakistan-to-re-initiate-talks/

Aaghaz-e-Dosti welcomes decisions taken at Indo-Pak Meeting and suggests more measures

Read the statement https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/press-release-aaghaz-e-dosti-welcomes-decisions-taken-at-indo-pak-meeting-and-suggests-more-measures/

Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemns Punjabi University’s decision to cancel Pakistani Qawaals’ Program

Read the statement https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2014/12/09/aaghaz-e-dosti-condemn-punjabi-university-decision-to-cancel-pakistani-qawaals-program/

Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemns ceasefire violations from both sides; Appeals to restore Peace & Humanity

Read the statement https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-ceasefire-violations-from-both-sides-appeals-to-restore-peace-humanity/

Statement published at

Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Indo-Pak-tension-flares-on-cyberspace-Press-Club-of-Indias-website-hacked/articleshow/44750868.cms?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=TOI

The News – Aman ki Asha page (Pakistan) http://amankiasha.com/detail_news.asp?id=1459

Nasheman (India) http://nasheman.in/india-and-pakistan-must-immediately-stop-ceasefire-violations-pipfpd-aaghaz-e-dosti/

Muslim Mirror (India) http://muslimmirror.com/eng/aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-ceasefire-violations-from-both-sides-appeals-to-restore-peace-humanity/

Muslim Awaz (India) http://www.muslimawaz.com/aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-ceasefire-violations-appeals-to-restore-peace-humanity/

Two Circles (India) http://twocircles.net/2014oct09/1412824163.html#.VDZ8k7CUeQw

Aaghaz-e-Dosti Pakistan wrote a letter to all Political Parties of India

Read the letter https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/aaghaz-e-dosti-pakistan-wrote-an-open-letter-to-all-political-parties-of-india/

Letter published at

Countercurrents http://www.countercurrents.org/harir030414.htm

South Asia Mail http://www.southasiamail.com/news.php?id=114406

Two Circles http://twocircles.net/2014apr03/group_students_and_young_professionals_supporting_indopak_peace_reaches_out_political#.Uz7cQqiSxF8

Hastakshep http://www.hastakshep.com/english/release/2014/04/02/an-open-letter-to-the-representatives-of-political-parties-in-india?print=pdf

Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemns and appeal for inquiry into the death of Pakistani Prisoner in Jammu Jail

Aaghaz-e-Dosti expressed concern over the death of Pakistani prisoner, Shaukat Ali, in an India jail. He was found hanging from the iron window of a barrack toilet in Amphalla jail. The Indian officials report it to be a suicide case. However, Pakistan’s foreign spokesperson has claimed it to be a reaction of the torture at the hands of Indian authorities.

Aaghaz-e-Dosti had demanded for an inquiry. It had also demanded from both Governments to look into the plight of the prisoners in their respective jails and release prisoners whose sentence has been completed. 

Read the statement https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-and-appeal-for-inquiry-into-the-death-of-pakistani-prisoner-in-jammu-jail/

Statement published at

Hastakshep https://www.hastakshep.com/english/release/2014/02/27/aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-the-death-of-pakistani-prisoner-in-indian-jail?print=pdf

South Asia Mail http://www.southasiamail.com/news.php?id=113965

Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemned the protest against the Pakistani Band by Shiv Sena in Mumbai

Hindu Fascist group, Shiv Sena, had protested against the Pakistani Sufi Band, Mekaal Hasan, at the Press Club in Mumbai. Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemned this protest as an action against peace.

Read the statement here https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/we-want-peace-condemnation-of-the-protest-against-pakistani-band-in-mumbai/

Statement published at

Countercurrents http://www.countercurrents.org/aed050214.htm

Chitral Today (Pakistan) http://www.chitraltoday.net/2014/02/04/we-want-peace-condemnation-of-the-protest-against-pakistani-band-in-mumbai/

Lahore Times (Pakistan) http://www.lhrtimes.com/2014/02/05/we-want-peace-aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-protest-against-pakistani-band-in-mumbai-226637/

Hastakshep (India) http://www.hastakshep.com/english/release/2014/02/04/we-want-peace-condemnation-of-the-protest-against-pakistani-band-in-mumbai?print=pdf

Two Circles http://twocircles.net/2014feb05/condemnation_protest_against_pakistani_band_mumba

Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemned the recent ceasefire violation and the killing of 5 soldiers on LOC

Read the statement here https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/statement-by-aaghaz-e-dosti-over-the-recent-ceasefire-violation-and-killing-of-5-soldiers-on-loc/

Aaghaz-e-Dosti issued a statement on the death of Sarabjit Singh

Aaghaz-e-Dosti issued a statement on the death of Sarabjit Singh condemning the revival of jingoistic sentiments. It also stated that the Pakistan Government should have taken steps for his security. 

Read the statement here https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2013/05/02/statement-by-aaghaz-e-dosti-over-death-of-sarabjit-singh/

Statement published at:

South Asia Mail http://www.southasiamail.com/news.php?id=110201

Two Circles http://twocircles.net/2013may02/aaghazedosti_condemns_sarabjit%E2%80%99s_death_and_revival_jingoistic_sentiments.html

An open letter to all the political parties of Pakistan

Read the letter https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/an-open-letter-to-the-representatives-of-the-political-parties-of-pakistan/

Letter published at

Pakistan Tribune http://paktribune.com/news/Open-letter-to-our-representatives-By-Aaghaz-e-dosti-259226.html

Daily Times http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013%5C04%5C17%5Cstory_17-4-2013_pg3_7

Friday Times http://www.thefridaytimes.com/beta3/tft/article.php?issue=20130426&page=10

Muslim Mirror http://muslimmirror.com/eng/an-open-letter-to-political-parties-of-pakistan/

South Asia Mail http://www.southasiamail.com/news.php?id=110003

Aaghaz-e-Dosti condemned the clash on border and ceasefire violation

On the recent border clash, Aaghaz-e-dosti has issued a press statement condemning the attacks. It had also sought the views of some peace activists. 

Read the statement https://aaghazedosti.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/statement-of-condemnation-of-clash-on-indo-pak-border-by-peace-activists/

Statement published at:

Ravi Nitesh, founder of Mission Bhartiyam and Aaghaz-e-dosti discusses the issue on NDTV’s “The Social Network”. Here’s the link for the video:

http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/the-social-network/india-pakistan-jaw-jaw-better-than-war-war/261253

Muslim Mirror http://www.muslimmirror.com/top-news/1306-aaghaz-e-dosti-condemns-any-violation-of-ceasefire-between-india-and-pakistan

Hastakshep http://hastakshep.com/?p=28374

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