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Peace Group of Journalists CC

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7 Members

Traditions: Islam, Christian, Baha’i

Action Area: Interfaith and Intercultural Understanding and Dialogue

Region: Asia

Website: http://www.pgjpk.org

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Our purpose is to use writing to promote peace and harmony among the followers of various religions of the world and in Kashmir particularly.

Our CC holds interfaith workshops and peace conferences, and promotes interfaith dialogue for peace through journalism. We worked hard to distribute relief packages for IDPs in Swat. We are creating religious and political harmony in Azad Kashmir. We educate youth on inter-religious harmony, social and religious tolerance, peace, justice, democracy, confidence and character building. We help to identify local problems and their solutions in utilizing local available resources, etc.

Our dream is to bring people of the world closer and to make the world a paradise on earth, where people can live with peace and prosperity, without discrimination among the nations and religions.

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June 8, 2011 2:50 PM

World Environment Day demands actions, not words

By URI Peace Group of Journalists (URI Kashmir) CC

Muzaffarbad, 5th June 2011

Peace Group of Journalists (URI Kashmir) has called upon all stakeholders, including the government to make a collective effort towards implementing the UN 1997 Kyoto Protocol on the environment. The UN has declared 2011 the World Year of the Forests. At the time of independence, Pakistan had 25% forest cover, but according to statistics this has fallen below 2.5% landmass with forest cover. The 2010 historic flood that devastated Pakistan and the State of Kashmir, leaving behind a trail of destruction affecting 21 million, is largely attributed to deforestation by the timber mafia. It is therefore critical for Pakistan and State of Kashmir to protect the forests before they disappear altogether with serious consequences.


August 26, 2010 2:04 PM

Relief activities in Kashmir

On 31st of the July, heavy rains covered whole area of the Gilgit-Baltistan. Due to the deteriorate rain Gilgit river raised at its highest level at mid night when the people where asleep at there... Read more...

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