Friends of South Asia FOSA

working towards a peaceful, prosperous, and hate-free South Asia – in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh

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The basic mission of the Friends of South Asia is to achieve a peaceful, prosperous, and hate-free South Asia. The group works towards a demilitarized, nuclear-free South Asia; bringing together people with roots in various parts of South Asia, as well as other well-wishers of the region.

FOSA promotes respect for and celebrates the diversity and plurality of South Asia, promoting amity between countries and communities and working towards a South Asia where the rights of all minorities are respected and protected; regardless of religious, ethnic, sexual or other differences.

FOSA stands in solidarity with other like-minded organizations working on the ground in South Asia; amongst the South Asian diaspora around the world; as well as organizations that share our aspirations for a peaceful world – a world in which every human being can live a full and fruitful life without fear or hindrance.

FOSA aspires to work through people-to-people contacts, dialog, and other non-violent, non-exclusionary means.

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About: MISSION: The basic mission of the “Friends of South Asia” is to achieve a peaceful, prosperous, and hate-free South Asia.

The group works towards a demilitarized, nuclear-free South Asia; bringing together people with roots in various parts of South Asia, as well as other well-wishers of the region.

FOSA promotes respect for and celebrates the diversity and plurality of South Asia, promoting amity between countries and communities and working towards a South Asia where the rights of all minorities are respected and protected; regardless of religious, ethnic, sexual or other differences.

FOSA stands in solidarity with other like-minded organizations working on the ground in South Asia; amongst the South Asian diaspora around the world; as well as organizations that share our aspirations for a peaceful world–a world in which every human being can live a full and fruitful life without fear or hindrance.

FOSA aspires to work through people-to-people contacts, dialog, and other non-violent, non-exclusionary means.

IN THE BEGINNING: FOSA was founded in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area at the turn of 2001/2002 when tensions between the two largest countries in South Asia threatened to break out into a nuclear conflagration.

MONTHLY VIGILS: FOSA vigils were held on the last Saturday of every month at Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto during the period of war-like tensions between India and Pakistan.

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