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Causes: Education, International, International Human Rights

Mission: The World Sindhi Institute (WSI) is committed to achieving human rights for the Sindhis of Sindh in southeastern Pakistan through a nonviolent advocacy, activist, and academic campaign. WSI brings together Sindhis of all religious and geographical backgrounds and their supporters in a proactive, progressive movement whose purpose is to inform others of the human rights and environmental atrocities occurring in Sindh. In order to increase regional stability in south Asia , WSI campaigns for the following developments in Pakistan:- Secularism (separation of "Church and State"); - Democracy (vs. Military Rule); - Demilitarization (civilians, rather than the army, should rule); - Decentralization (each Province should be "autonomous & sovereign", according to the 1940 Pakistan Resolution); and- Nuclear Disarmament (Pakistan must rid itself of Nuclear weapons)

Programs: WSI's primary purpose is to advocate on behalf of the Sindhis of Sindh. WSI meets with world leaders to address the human rights abuses currently taking place in Pakistan. It has participated in numerous UN conferences on human rights, has testified before Congress, and has met with numerous leaders in the international community committed to human rights.Each year, WSI hosts a number of educational events throughout the world, including its annual international conference in Washington, DC. Historically, WSI has addressed Military Rule in Pakistan; Human Rights; The Women and Girls of Sindh; The Water Crisis in Sindh; and The Right to Self-Determination, among others.WSI also connects thousands of Sindhis annually, and promotes Sindhi culture and language through the production of Sindhi CDs, books, and videos.

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This organization is in fact an Islamic terrorist group falsely claiming to be a human rights group. The director, Mr. Zahid Makhdoom, spent at least ten months in prison for terrorist activities.

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