Henry Burbridge of International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, ICRD

Report by: Iqbal Tareen, USA

We have invited Henry Burbridge of Washington, DC based Group called International Center for Religion and Diplomacy to share their global efforts especially their on-going initiative of inspiring greater adherence to the principles of tolerance and human rights in madrasas in Pakistan.

I have included brief introduction and some of the accomplishments of ICRD for your benefit.

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We Want Bread Not Bomb

Report by Zulfiqar Halepoto

One of the major causes of poverty, unemployment, denial of fundamental human rights and access to resources, lawlessness, failure of governance and institutions in Pakistan is illegal and unconstitutional control of military and dictatorial regimes in Pakistan, who do not allow democracies to flourish. These regimes spent the major portion of GDP and the budget on militarization and nuclearization, which takes away the social and economic development of the country and plunges the people into poverty trap.
Pakistan Peace Coalition is a network of civil society organizations in Sindh working to aware and mobilizes the people about the disadvantages of militarization and nuclearization in the region and especially in Pakistan.

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