Categories: Press Releases

CONGRESSMAN SHERMAN SENDS LETTER EXPRESSING STRONG CONCERNS ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS IN SINDH

Washington, DC – Recently, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) sent a letter to Alice G. Wells, the Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs and David Hale, the U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan expressing strong concerns about human rights in Sindh. Sherman is joined by Representatives Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), […]

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The Atlantic Council’s, “Media Diplomacy: Challenging the Indo-Pak Narrative” Reveals Concerning Implications for Sindh

   By: Ella Bjurman   On Monday, July 24 2017 my fellow interns Dustin Ruhe, Simone Williams, and I attended, “Media Diplomacy: Challenging the Indo-Pak Narrative,” hosted by the Atlantic Council. The talk centered around a moderated discussion between Mushahid Hussain, a prominent member of the Pakistani Senate as well as the former Minister of […]

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Third Annual Sindhi American Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program

Introduction:   From  July  11th  to  July  14th  SAPAC  hosted  its  Third  Annual  Sindhi American Youth  Advocacy  and  Leadership  Program.  The  program’s  seven participants attended  77  meetings between  July  12th  and  July  13th.    In  these meetings  we discussed  with  the  offices  of  Senators and  Representatives  about  the most  pressing issues  occurring  in  Sindh,  Pakistan.  The  goal  of these  meetings […]

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Sherman Questions Secretary of State Tillerson During Foreign Affairs Budget Hearing

Below is a clip with Congressman Sherman’s comments on Sindh at the Foreign Affairs Budget Hearing held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. At minute 2:46, Congressman Brad Sherman asks the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, to allot funding to print and provide textbooks for schools in Sindh, as well as to expand U.S. broadcasting in the […]

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Report on the Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program

Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program on Capitol Hill:        SAPAC held its Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program from July 13th-15th, 2016. Eight participants from around the nation came to Capitol Hill to join SAPAC to advocate for Sindhis. This entailed splitting these participants up into four different groups so […]

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SAPAC ATTENDS CONGRESSIONAL HEARING: PAKISTAN: CHALLENGES FOR U.S. INTERESTS

           The United States’ relationship with Pakistan has been complex and transactional to date. Things have drastically changed since 9/11 and have since been in a tumultuous state. Although they have been a strategic and invaluable ally in the War against Terror, they have also been selectively cooperative considering the copious […]

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The SAYA & Leadership Program

Washington D.C. – June 2, 2015 – The Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) is preparing to bring talented Sindhi American youth from around the country to come to the capital and advocate for the people of Sindh from June 24-26. They will be meeting the members of Congress to advocate on behalf of the […]

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