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Gandhica Kashmir: GHA Peace Project




Two different banners for two forms of cooperation between two countries with varying degrees of peacemaking proximity.

Perhaps the 1st version is better for starting peaceful cooperation, and the 2nd for the long-term form of peaceful cooperation
found and approved by both states for Kashmir.

Please, choose the best, from your point of view, banner for our project below.

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Global Harmony Association (GHA)

https://peacefromharmony.org/

Direction: Public diplomacy of peacemaking.

Public diplomacy is a civil diplomacy without political and legal restrictions. Public diplomacy provides a unique toolkit for expanding international social relations of the state. It contains all the diverse activities for interacting with civic society.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_diplomacy

 

 

Gandhica: Cardinal Peace Decision

For the Kashmir Conflict and Indo-Pakistan Crisis.

"Gandhica - Kashmir" (GK) Project.


GHA 70th Project.

Started o­n 06-08-19

Approved o­n 20-08-19 by the 19 YES contra 13 NO

But it was rejected from implementation.

 


Act 1.

Memorandum of the India and Pakistan Governments.

The Goodwill political resume of the two States regarding Kashmir.

 

The Governments agreed o­n the following joint concerted peacemaking actions in Kashmir starting
since September 2019
:

 

1. To declare an unlimited moratorium o­n any unilateral military operations o­n the territory of Kashmir and adjacent regions as the first necessary prerequisite for a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict, which has dragged o­n for more than 70 years. To prevent military clashes, create a Joint Military Conciliation Commission (JMCC) at the General Staffs level.

2. To recognize as necessary as the first constructive peacemaking condition a voluntary twofold increase in 2020 compared to 2019 of the budget expenditures of each state for the development of social infrastructure in the region: for the construction of housing, roads, educational and medical institutions, sports facilities, shopping enterprises and the like to serve the Kashmir population.

3. Create a Joint (India-Pakistan) Government Commission of Kashmir (JGCK) to organize the development and implementation of a full-scale and long-term (for 30 years) General State Reconciliation Program in Kashmir until 2050: Kashmir Peace 2050 (KP- 2050).

4. To establish within the framework of KP-2050 three working groups, laboratories, thinking tanks with the task of preparing three different projects of the KP-2050 Program within a year to choose the best o­ne or to synthesize the advantages of each in o­ne joint integrated project. Each Government creates its own, national laboratory for this purpose. In addition to national o­nes, they create a joint Government/Non-Government (NGO) laboratory with the participation of a third, mediating party to form the fundamentally innovative (non-traditional) peacemaking project "Gandhica - Kashmir" (GK), which is proposed by the Global Harmony Association (GHA).

India and Pakistan Memorandum of Goodwill was signed by the Prime Ministers of the two countries o­n October 2, 2019, o­n the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi birth, the Father of our Nations.

(By signing this historical document, they will be worthy of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize as Peace champions in Alfred Nobels definition.)

 

 

Act 2.

"Gandhica - Kashmir" (GK) Project.

Performer: Joint Laboratory of Gandhica-Kashmir (JOLABGAK)

 

Authors:

Leo Semashko and other Gandhica co-authors (2019: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=848) from India and Pakistan,
together with foreign peacemakers who publicly recognized the need for the project and joined it:

Noor Larik, Umer Zia, Zia-ul-Islam, Waheed Ahmad, Pravat Dhal, Maitreyee Roy, Michael Ellis, Rudolf Siebert, Guy Crequie,
Habyarimana Heli, Vera Popovich, Alexander Semashko, Victor Danilov, Daurenbek Aubakir, Boris Resjabek, Alexander Ladugin,

John Avery, Takis Ioannides

 

Publication:

In English: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

In Russian: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=ru_c&key=812

 

Contents

 

1. Preamble. GHA project "Gandhica - Kashmir" trigger.

2. The need for a cardinally new approach (vision, thinking, methodology) for a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict and the Indo-Pakistan crisis.

3. GHA "Gandhica": principally new approach (vision, thinking, methodology, ideology) for the peace resolution of armed conflicts.

4. The Gandhica-based Condominium of India and Pakistan in Kashmir: o­nly peacemaking organizational alternative to war.

5. The Project ultimate goal: Peace Agreement of the Kashmir Condominium (PAKC) between India and Pakistan and the Kashmir Reconciliation Program until 2050. (KRP-2050)

6. The Joint Government Commission of Kashmir (JGCK) as the first tool to create a project and realize its ultimate goal.

7. The Spheral resources and directions for the development of the Kashmir peace project.

8. Education and enlightenment of the Kashmir population in Gandhica: the general strategy for the conflict peaceful resolution.

9. The procedure, stages and regulation (règlement) of discussion and approval for the PAKC. Referenda o­n the PAKC in India and Pakistan.

10. What will each country gain and lose from Kashmir peace?

11. The sociological poll Questionnaire o­n the Kashmir conflict.

12. Epilogue for the GHA and the future peace in Kashmir

 

Abbreviations:

 

PAKC Peace Agreement of the Kashmir Condominium (for India and Pakistan)

KP-2050: Kashmir Peace 2050: full-scale and long-term (for 30 years) General State Reconciliation Program in Kashmir until 2050 (RPK-2050).

JGCK - Joint (India-Pakistan) Government Commission of Kashmir

JMCC - Joint Military Conciliation Commission

GK Gandhica Kashmir: GHA peacemaking project for Kashmir as part of KP-2050.

GHA Global Harmony Association, International peacemaking NGO since 2005

Gandhica - The fundamental scientific interpretation of Gandhis nonviolence in the GHA collective book Mahatma Gandhi. Nonviolence Starting Point. Spherons Genome and Statistics, 2019 (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=848)

NALABKAP - National Laboratories of Kashmir Peace

JOLABGAK - Joint Laboratory of Gandhica-Kashmir

JEDUC - Joint Educational Commission

JEDUF - Joint Educational Foundation for the financing of peaceful education in Kashmir.

 

We shall require a substantially new [nonviolent] manner of thinking

if mankind is to survive The significant problems we face cannot be solved

at the same [violent] level of thinking we were at when we created them.

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can o­nly be attained

through understanding [nonviolent science and thinking].

Albert Einstein

Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

The most powerful weapon and substantially new [nonviolent] manner of thinking provides by Gandhica in our century. Nations and Governments armed with its education/knowledge will defeat/overcome any conflict, including Kashmir.

This is a matter of time o­nly.

GHA

Global Peace Science [as the Gandhica center] is the dawn of a shining, harmonious vision of peace and prosperity for all the nations!

Together with it, the enlightened citizens will emerge, capable of building a harmonious civilization of peace and prosperity.

Abdul Kalam, President of India, 2002-2007.

Coauthor

 

1. Preamble. The GHA Gandhica Kashmir Project: Trigger

The Gandhica-Kashmir project trigger was a sharp, with mutual insults, controversy between members of the GHA Indian and Pakistan branches, which began o­n August 6, 2019. All responses from this polemic are published together with the project o­n its page, some of which contain valuable information, which will be used in the project.

Someone from the GHA new Indian members, who was silent and inactive, who ignored the cooperation in Gandhica and neglected the relevant scientific research, through his ignorance (this is most likely) or maliciously by his belligerence/aggressiveness, refused our peacemaking organization in the right to fulfill its statutory peace mission. He wrote: the "Proposed GHA's Kashmir-conciliation project is totally untenable." This statement was argued by the decision of the Indian Parliament o­n August 5 to exclude article 370 from its onstitution, which enshrined the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. (For brevity, which is widely accepted, we will o­nly talk about Kashmir, given several more territories associated with it with different populations and different religions.)

In Pakistan, this decision provoked strong protest as a gross violation of human rights, as Indian Terrorism in Occupied Jammu & Kashmir andas denial of Kashmiris right to self-determination. This protest has found widespread support among the residents of Kashmir, of which more than 400 thousand have signed the corresponding petition to the UN: http://chng.it/7vzhSWzsSZ.

If the Constitution of India Article 370 repeal would be a guarantor of peace, cooperation and good neighborliness, recognized with the approval of the Pakistan side and the world community, i.e. would be a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict, then some other peaceful solution was obviously unnecessary. However, the facts indicate the opposite. This decision further aggravated the military conflict in the region, provoked new protests in Pakistan and put the two nuclear powers o­n the brink of a new war with an unpredictable result. Many world lawyers also note that this decision of India is undemocratic, a step backwards, which is confirmed by more than 400 thousand signatures against this decision (above). Therefore, the abolition of Article 370 is not a peaceful solution, but an escalation of military clashes between the two countries and an intensification of the Indo-Pakistan crisis.

The similar acute confrontation between the two countries, o­ngoing since 1947, escalated into the "Indo-Pakistan crisis" and has not yet found a peaceful solution, despite many attempts, requires a highly active and urgent search for reconciliation in this conflict. Refusing this search is beneficial o­nly to the militarists and can o­nly come from ignorant and warlike people. It is completely unacceptable for a peacemaking organization that professes peace from the harmony and non-violence of Gandhi.

 

2. The need for a cardinally new approach (vision, thinking, methodology) for a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict and
the Indo-Pakistan crisis

The Kashmir conflict, covering about 4 (or 6) million people (74% of Muslims and 26% of Indians) o­n this territory in the modern era, began with the formation of two independent states o­n the territory of the former British colony in 1947 and has continued uninterrupted since then, increasing then weakening for 73 years. The history of the conflict is detailed and professionally presented here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashmir_conflict. Population here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashmir#Demographics

The Kashmir conflict, from the point of view of the GHA Gandhica peacemaking thinking and vision, is a deep inter-religious conflict of Islam and Hinduism in the adjacent territory of India and Pakistan, which has outgrown and acquired the status of an interstate militarist confrontation with periodically arising Indo-Pakistani wars: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India%E2%80%93Pakistan_border_skirmishes_(2019);https://info.wikireading.ru/8892; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_wars_and_conflicts; https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_wars_and_conflicts; https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/india-pakistan-war and etc. For more than 70 years, the Kashmir conflict elevated both countries to the pathological rank of national enemies o­n their common border, the number of victims of which exceeded 300 thousand (according to other sources - up to 1 million) o­n both sides.

All past peacemaking attempts in this conflict were unsuccessful, but they have some constructive details for a future full-fledged peace solution proposed by this GHA project: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peacebuilding_in_Jammu_and_Kashmir

The protracted and deep Kashmir conflict cannot have a quick and simple solution, both military - this is a futile option, and peacemaking - this is the o­nly real perspective, although it is extremely difficult and long, as shown in our project. But if peaceful solution is not to find then peace in Kashmir will never come and the crisis of the two countries will o­nly expand and paralyze both countries. Do they want this?

In this conflict, the interests of the part (Kashmir) dominate and govern the interests of the whole (India and Pakistan) that violates all system laws. Their violation is both the cause and the consequence of the prevailing global militarism in this conflict, which is interested in preserving all such conflicts after the Second World War. India and Pakistan can become peaceful and good neighbors o­nly in the case of reconciliation in Kashmir, which excludes the military, militaristic path of their past relations.


3. GHA "Gandhica": principally new approach (vision, thinking, methodology, ideology) for the peace resolution of armed conflicts.

 

India and Pakistan can find peaceful and mutually beneficial good-neighborliness, instead of mutually flawed enmity, o­nly o­n the path of fundamentally non-violent peace thinking / consciousness / vision, which is presented in the GHA Gandhica as a result of a deep international scientific understanding of the great legacy of Gandhi non-violence. Gandhica confirms that Einsteins brilliant in its truth idea that peace cannot be achieved by war, it is achieved o­nly by understanding, i.e. peace/nonviolent science and thinking. Gandhica is a concentration of the peace-making Global Peace Science and peace-making non-violent thinking. We will not repeat here the content of Gandhica, which is presented in large scale and in detail in a small book/primer of 240 pages with the active participation of large groups of both Indian and Pakistani scientists: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=848. This book is freely available o­nline for anyone interested in a cardinal peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict in the mutual interests of the peoples of the two countries. This book can be reprinted as a textbook/primer in mass circulation for educational institutions (schools, colleges and universities) of the two countries that will usher the era of peacemaking, non-violent Enlightenment and Education in these countries, which is provided for by the special Gandhica educational program.

Gandhica inherits, develops and concentrates in itself all the past 69 GHA peacemaking projects (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=472) for almost 15 years of its peacemaking. Some of them are dedicated to the search for peaceful solutions in the armed conflicts of Georgia/Russia (http://www.peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=337), Israel/Palestine (http://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=454, http://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=461) and others. All other GHA projects serve to prevent conflicts o­n the basis of a common non-violent methodology, succinctly expressed in the Gandhica.

Conclusion. Without Gandhica, a cardinal peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict between the two states is impossible. If these countries reject/ignore Gandhica, they close the peace decision and maintain the eternally militaristic status of Kashmir and these countries in mutual relations with an unpredictable tragic ending for both in the case of using nuclear weapons. Are their leaders, governments, parliaments, other democratic institutions and their civil societies with their NGOs ready to accept and recognize Gandhica as a peacemaking, nonviolent, Gandhian ideological and scientific platform for a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict and full-fledged harmonious good-neighborly cooperation? The solution to this conflict, like all others, lies in the heads of people, in the quality of their thinking, consciousness and vision, in their education. They can be of two opposite qualities: either militaristic, as still, or peacemaking, the o­nly necessary and suitable for peaceful solutions to any conflicts, including Kashmir and the protracted Indo-Pakistani crisis. o­nly Gandhica opens up the prospect of such a strategic and long-term peaceful solution for all sides.

 

4. The Gandhica-based Condominium of India and Pakistan in Kashmir: o­nly peacemaking organizational alternative to war.

 

In the context of deep historical and religious sources of the Kashmir conflict, the condominium o­n the sole scientific basis of Gandhica can become the o­nly organizational form of its peaceful solution. This is the formula of peace in Kashmir = condominium + "Gandhica." About the last said above.

A condominium, as defined by Wikipedia, is: In international law, a condominium (plural either condominia, as in Latin, or condominiums) is a political territory (state or border area) in or over which multiple sovereign powers formally agree to share equal dominium (in the sense of sovereignty) and exercise their rights jointly, without dividing it into "national" zones. Although a condominium has always been recognized as a theoretical possibility, condominia have been rare in practice. A major problem, and the reason so few have existed, is the difficulty of ensuring co-operation between the sovereign powers; o­nce the understanding fails, the status is likely to become untenable. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condominium_(international_law).

Two points are very important in this definition: 1. The condominium excludes the division of the territory into national zones and 2. It is successful o­nly in the case of a common "understanding", i.e. a common peacemaking vision and a common peacekeeping ideology. In our project, such a general ideological/peacemaking support of understanding is proposed Gandhica. If it is rejected, then the common, uniting understanding will fall and disappear that will make the condominium impossible. Naturally, both of these pillars of peace in Kashmir are very strong and difficult conditions/obstacles for the states, which have continuously been at war over this territory for over 70 years. But they can be overcome if there is political will and a sound peacemaking mind o­n both sides that should be reflected in the PRELIMINARY MEMORANDUM OF THE GOOD PEACEMAKING WILL OF TWO STATES (Act 1 above).

Each country has quite weighty arguments: historical, demographic, spiritual, cultural, economic and political to the territory of Kashmir, which constitute the solid foundations / pillars of their condominium in Kashmir instead of a continuous war in it.

 

5. The Project ultimate goal: Peace Agreement of the Kashmir Condominium (PAKC) between India and Pakistan and

the Kashmir Reconciliation Program until 2050. (KRP-2050)

 

The ultimate goal of the Gandhica-Kashmir project is the Peace Agreement of the Kashmir Condominium (PAKC) between India and Pakistan. It includes three main stages:

1. Preparation of the PAKC during a year,

2. Discussion of the PAKC at various state and public levels in India / Pakistan, the referendum o­n the PAKC in them and the final process of its approval at various government levels. This phase will also require at least o­ne year, possibly two years,

3. Implementation of the Kashmir Peace Treaty during 30 years until 2050 through the Kashmir Reconciliation Program until 2050. (KRP-2050).

 

6. The Joint Government Commission of Kashmir (JGCK) as the first tool to create a project and realize its ultimate goal

 

To control and manage the process of the PAKC passage at all its stages, the governments of the two countries create the Joint Government Commission of Kashmir (JGCK), which will signal the official start of the PAKC developing process. The creation of the JGCK by the governments of the two countries will require them to introduce a moratorium o­n any armed actions and declare a truce in Kashmir at all stages of the PAKC (see Act 1).

The first step, the creation of the JGCK, will be an indicator of the high peacemaking consciousness of both governments for their joint recognition of the following necessary requirements:

1. The presence of political will and a peaceful strategy for Kashmir. (Act 1).

2. Refusal from a military solution to the conflict as meaningless for its peaceful end.

3. Willingness to compromise and mutual concessions, without which peace is unattainable.

4. Creation of parallel working groups for the search and selection of the best solutions.

5. A clear understanding of the irreparable harm of war and the exceptional value of peace for each side of the Kashmir conflict.

Only o­n these pillars is it possible to realize the ultimate goal of the project for a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict. Its opponents can o­nly be militarists and the military-industrial complex, the o­nly o­ne that benefits from wars, the deaths of millions of people, from the social and natural destructions.


7. The spheral resources and directions for the development of the Kashmir peace project.

 

To prepare and implement the Kashmir peace treaty, four spheral conditions and PIOT resources are needed - people, information, organization and things. At this, initial stage of the PAKC preparation, we confine ourselves to the most general definition of spheral resources o­n o­nly this period, because for its implementation other scales of these resources will be required, which can be calculated later, after its approval.

The first, key resource is people, experts. At the first stage, it is the PAKC developers possessing innovative peacemaking thinking and organizing peace will, providing a stubborn pursuit to an intellectual solution of the entire complex of Kashmirs peacemaking problems. This is primarily the scientists of the two countries - GHA members, who participated in the "Gandhica creation and have some experience in its thinking, methodology and peaceful non-violent vision.

The second necessary resource is information. Innovative peacemaking information is contained in the GHA Gandhica (above). But it can be contained in other various informational details by experts of the diplomatic departments of the two countries who specialize in monitoring the dynamic situation of the Kashmir conflict, in analyzing and summarizing it.

The third necessary resource is organization. For the greatest effect of the final result at the first stage, it is advisable to create several small but effective working groups - intellectual peacemaking laboratories (think tanks) of two main directions.

The first direction is the Joint Laboratory of Gandhica-Kashmir (JOLABGAK). This is an initiative scientific direction of public diplomacy, associated primarily with the GHA as an international peacemaking NGO with the mission of global peace from harmony/non-violence. It was embodied in the Global Peace Science, collectively created in the GHA by 174 co-authors from 34 countries in 2016 as a result of many years of scientific efforts (https://peacefromharmony.org/docs/global-peace-science-2016.pdf). Therefore, in the GHA, along with the development of numerous other peacemaking projects embodied in 9 books that are crowned and focused in Gandhica by 82 co-authors from 25 countries, colossal and unique experience has been accumulated in the collective development of fundamental scientific peacemaking projects, which is indispensable for the PAKC development.

This direction is organizationally embodied in JOLABGAK consisting of 12 experts staff under the scientific supervision of Dr. Leo Semashko, founder (since 2005) and Honorary President (since 2016) of the GHA. Of the 12 employees, half of them are selected by the head of the GHA scientists from India, Pakistan and Russia, of the Gandhicas co-authors or other NGOs from these countries - 2 from each country. The other 6 employees recommend the governments of India, Pakistan and Russia as intermediary country (see below) from Kashmir experts from the Foreign Ministries of these countries - 2 from each country.

JOLABGAK is being created as part of the Russian Foreign Ministry with the legal status of an International Research Unit, which is fully funded by equal shares from the budgets of India and Pakistan for o­ne year. Each employee is assigned a salary of $ 1,000 per month plus monthly $ 1,000 dollars to pay for trips in three countries, maintenance, participation in international peace forums, etc. In addition, $ 212 thousand is allocated to pay for the rental of premises, technical services and support staff. The total annual budget of JOLABGAK will be $ 500 thousand, which is equally provided by the governments of India and Pakistan. Of course, this is an insignificant amount for the two states to provide a unique peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict. This amount cannot be a subject of saving for reasonable peace-loving governments.

The exceptional importance of JOLABGAC for the PAKC project is determined by the fact that it alone has the necessary resources to create a truly innovative, top-level modern system research version of the final project for comparison with its options created in another direction. o­nly it provides the search and mastery of a common language of understanding of the ultimate goals, values, strategies and resources to ensure Kashmir peace. Without such a language, the development of a peacemaking project for Kashmir threatens to turn into the construction of the Tower of Babel, which collapsed due to the lack of a common language. Therefore, the first month of JOLABGAK's work will be devoted to the intensive study of Gandhica as the starting intellectual prerequisite for the successful creation of a peace project by experts with different and conflicting thinking patterns. PAKC

The second direction is National Laboratories of Kashmir Peace (NALABKAP). They are created within the framework and under the auspices of the Foreign Ministries of India and Pakistan from diplomatic and scientific experts o­n Kashmir with the task of developing national versions of the PAKC during the year. The development of these options will provide the governments of India and Pakistan with the opportunity to compare three different projects - two national and o­ne joint, to identify their advantages and disadvantages, in order to offer the three laboratories to jointly finalize the general PAKC project as a synthesis of their advantages, excluding or minimizing their flaws.

The fourth necessary resource is things, material and technical support, and the spatial location of the PAKC development. This resource, like the previous o­nes, is distributed between the countries participating in the project and the intermediary country in their most optimal spatial arrangement, which is a fundamental issue of functioning primarily for JOLABGAK.

For the initiative JOLABGAK to be as free as possible from all unilateral influences of either of the two countries concerned, it should be located in a third country, friendly with the countries concerned and most aimed at a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict. This country is Russia, which is united with India and Pakistan not o­nly by long diplomatic good-neighborly relations and comprehensive cooperation with them, but also by the BRICS community, which recognizes o­ne common peacemaking priority: Strengthening international peace and security (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=627). Another important advantage of Russia is that it is the most neutral country in the Kashmir conflict, in which it does not have any special interests, except for the purpose of its peaceful resolution. Therefore, the best place for this laboratory is Russia, St. Petersburg, where all the necessary prerequisites for its successful and effective work are concentrated. The headquarters of this laboratory may be the Representation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in St. Petersburg or any decent premise at the State University.

Other, professional diplomatic laboratories (NALABKAPs) are created separately in each country, but then they can come together to discuss and agree o­n their options of the PAKC.

 

8. Education and enlightenment of the Kashmir population in Gandhica: the general strategy for the conflict peaceful resolution

 

The main tool and the most powerful weapon (Mandela) of establishing and securing a durable long-term peace in Kashmir, as elsewhere, can o­nly be appropriate mass peacemaking, non-violent and harmonious education through special training programs that have long been developed in the GHA:

1. Gandhi Non-Violence School, 2019:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=790

2. Center (School) of Interfaith Harmonious Education (CIHE), 2013:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=580

3. International Harmony / Peace Academy, 2008:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=316

4. Other training programs for peaceful, harmonious and interfaith education in the GHA and in other organizations.

Only the consistent implementation of similar educational programs in all educational institutions of Kashmir during two generations (30-40 years) will provide lasting peace in the consciousness of the region's population. At the same time, this is the most difficult and crucial task in the Kashmir long-term peace program, which requires the creation of a special Joint Educational Commission (JEC) and a special Joint Educational Fund (JEF) to finance this painstaking but decisive work for Kashmir peace.

 

9. The procedure, stages and regulation (règlement) of discussion and approval for the PAKC. Referenda o­n the PAKC in India and Pakistan.

 

The PAKC development of different versions is an important outcome of the first stage, from which begins an even more important, finishing stage of its discussions at various public hearings and in national parliaments, its international expertise in the BRICS and the UN. It is obvious that now it is almost impossible to anticipate the entire procedure, stages and regulation of similar discussions, assessments and statements of the PAKC, so we will postpone this issue until the appropriate time.

We will briefly dwell o­nly o­n the key and final procedure of national referenda o­n the PAKC. It is clear that without them this fundamental agreement for two countries and peoples cannot be approved and accepted for its long-term joint implementation. It is known that the quality of the answer depends o­n the question quality in a referendum. If the question of Kashmir is formulated as follows: What do you support (prefer) the national ownership of the territory of Kashmir by our country (India or Pakistan) or its joint ownership? the national ownership will be supported by the overwhelming majority (up to 90%). This answer will be tantamount to admitting a war for Kashmir with another country ad infinitum. Thisisamilitaristicversionofthereferendum.

The peacemaking version of the referendum should be fundamentally different: If the o­nly way to end the war in Kashmir and establish a long and lasting peace in it is to share it with our neighbor, what do you prefer (support): joint peaceful ownership (condominium) of Kashmir or permanent war with a neighbor for the sole possession of it? In this articulation, adequately reflecting the real alternative, it is obvious that the majority of the population will speak out for a peaceful version of the decision against its military version. o­nly such a referendum will ensure peace in Kashmir and exclude war from it. A peace treaty needs a peacemaking, not a militaristic referendum o­n Kashmir.

In any conflict, there are two parties: war and peace. The first version of the referendum is for the party of war. Its latest version is for the party of peace. GHA, by definition, can o­nly be together with the party of peace. We do not hold militarists and are freed from them according to the Charter.

 

10. What will each country gain and lose from Kashmir peace?

 

The o­nly "loss" to both countries from Kashmir peace is the loss of the Kashmir war and the deliverance from violence and bloodshed in it. For normal people, this is a great historical victory and tremendous progress. This is a loss o­nly for the militarists and the military-industrial complex, standing their well-being and wealth o­n the blood and death of people. But they do not constitute the people of the two countries.

For the peoples of India and Pakistan, Kashmir peace is a colossal historical achievement, freeing them from more than 70 years of military burden, devouring hundreds of thousands of lives and huge resources of already poor countries. Peace is the greatest force of non-violence, which is more powerful than the most powerful weapon, as defined by Gandhi. Therefore, the peoples of the two countries regain this greatest force for progress in all their spheres. o­nly peace gives them this soft power of a breakthrough to the highest level of highly developed countries, the prosperity of their peoples. Isnt it worth it to make every effort for peace in Kashmir, which removes all obstacles to cooperation between two neighboring nations? It is a rhetorical question, the answer to which is clear to any sane person.

 

11. The sociological poll Questionnaire o­n the Kashmir conflict.

 

Global Harmony Association (GHA)

https://peacefromharmony.org/

Sociologicalpoll in the framework of the GHA peace project "Gandhica - Kashmir"

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

 

Questionnaire

 

No

Questions

YES

NO

Don't know

1. 

Is Kashmir a region of violence and armed conflict between India and Pakistan since 1947?

 

 

 

2. 

Does peaceful settlement of this conflict not exist 73 years?

 

 

 

3. 

Is repeal of article 370 of the Indian Constitution a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict?

 

 

 

4. 

Are the armed clashes in Kashmir now stopped?

 

 

 

5. 

Does Kashmir need a two-state peace project?

 

 

 

6. 

Do you know examples of a joint peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict o­n the part of two states?

 

 

 

7. 

Do you know examples of a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict of any state or NGO?

 

 

 

8. 

Is there a peaceful solution to this conflict at all?

 

 

 

9. 

Do you support the GHA peacemaking project "Gandhica - Kashmir"?

 

 

 

10. 

Is the GHA Peace Project "Gandhica - Kashmir" peaceful?

 

 

 

11. 

Who are you - peacemaker?

 

 

 

12. 

Who are you - militarist?

 

 

 

13. 

Who are you - a friend of the GHA?

 

 

 

14. 

Who are you - an enemy of the GHA?

 

 

 

15. 

Does it make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

16. 

Does the GHA make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

17. 

Does India make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

18. 

Does it make sense for Pakistan to seek peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

19. 

Does the UN make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

20. 

Does it make sense for the people of Kashmir to seek peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

21. 

Do you want to associate with the search for peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

22. 

Do you intend to recommend others to abandon the search for peace in Kashmir?

 

 

 

 

Your full name:

Country:

City/town:

Gender:

Occupation:

Age:

Education:

 

Thank you very much for your thoughtful answers, which will help us all more deeply comprehend the Kashmir conflict and understand the possibilities for its peaceful solution.

 

12. Epilogue for the GHA and the future peace in Kashmir

 

We should mark two kinds of consequences from our peacemaking Kashmir project: for the inner circle - for the GHA members and friends, and also for the far circle - for the future peace in Kashmir and global peace.

The GHA project "Gandhica - Kashmir" poses before the GHA members the problem of its fundamental, value assessment. Our past peacemaking projects, with rare exceptions, were unequivocal in this respect and did not cause any denial, no NO in voting and their approval. This, the GHA 70th peacemaking project arose in a contradictory conflict situation of a long, more than 70 years violent and military historical confrontation between the two states in Kashmir. This contradictory situation creates a real and theoretical possibility of two structural types of NO to the Kashmir peace project:

1. The militaristic NO from either of the two opposing parties, meaning a complete denial of ANY peace project/settlement and recognition o­nly of its military, violent decision and

2. Peacemaking "NO" o­n any side, rejecting o­nly this project, but offering some other peacemaking project: Islamic, Hindu, Bahai, Christian, Buddhist, etc.

The GHA, as a peacemaking organization under the Charter, categorically rejects the militaristic NO and is exempted from the militarists with this NO. With them peacemakers cannot have common themes, they cannot afford to wallow in the militaristic agenda, for example, which weapons are better, more humane to kill people: ordinary, or chemical, biological or nuclear, nuclear low or high power, conventional or hypersonic missiles, etc. This is the GHA law, which we strictly adhere to for almost all 15 years of our organization existence and do not intend to abandon it. This is a cornerstone and unshakable question of principle, norm and peacemaking value, not subject to discussion and revision.

At the same time, the GHA categorically supports all constructive, peace-making NO, collaborating with the authors of any other peace projects, sharing and integrating them. We, the GHA, demonstrated it in all our peace projects and books, combining dozens of different peace ideas. Who is familiar with the GHA history, he/she will not doubt it.

Therefore, GHA members, regardless of their national and religious affiliation, are invited to show their value coloring if they say NO to our peace project and clearly label its quality: NO completely or NO to this project, I suggest another peace project. In this case, it must be called. The boundary between the militarists and peacemakers runs along the demarcation line of these answers.

In this regard, we invite all GHA members, all peacemakers who are interested in a peaceful solution of the Kashmir conflict and the Indo-Pakistan crisis to edit and supplement this project draft with any of your peace ideas, proposals and amendments. We invite the GHA members, primarily from India and Pakistan, to publicly acknowledge the need for this project and join its co-authors.

As for the Kashmir future peace, our peacemaking project, of course, is o­nly o­ne of the possible o­nes and at this stage, very far from perfect. Its staging and pilot task consisted o­nly in structuring the integral/whole problem-target space of the Kashmir conflict in the first approximation in order to further develop its structural peacemaking modeling. This is an extremely difficult cognitive task. Improving this project and creating a better version of it is possible o­nly with the support of GHA members from India and Pakistan. If this support does not exist, the project will stop at this stage, but sufficient for its development in the future, including the government level, if the situation o­n it changes significantly in a peace-loving direction. Thisisanexternalcondition.

            From the point of view of the internal logic of this project development, we must understand that we have o­nly come close to spheral structuring and modeling of the Kashmir conflict and its resolution. It will require future research o­n spherons (spheral structure) of the Kashmir population. This is a huge work for the future, requiring a lot of time (at least a year) and a lot of funding, without which it is impossible. What interested state or organization / corporation will take it upon itself? Are there any? o­nly in this case the project will reach the highest level of culture of peaceful thinking, at the Gandhica level with the analysis of spherons, which opens up fundamentally new horizons for structural modeling of the problem field of the Kashmir conflict and the space for its peacemaking resolution. This is the main intellectual and scientific-theoretical condition of Kashmir peace in the future.

 

Dr. Leo Semashko

GHA Founder and Honorary President

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=253

15-08-19



ANNEX to the GHA Gandhica Kashmir Project

 
Kashmir: What Would Gandhi Say?

By John Scales Avery TRANSCEND Media Service*, Mar 6 2019

We Are o­n the Brink of a Disaster

Republished: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

(Red underlining is mine, Leo Semashko)

 

What would Mahatma Gandhi say about the threat of war between India and Pakistan, which has brought the two nations and the world to the brink of a nuclear catastrophe?

Throughout the struggle for Indian independence, Gandhi was faced with the serious problem of avoiding conflict between religious groups o­nce independence had been achieved. He made every effort to bridge the rift between the Hindu and Muslim communities.

Gandhi believed that at their core, all religions are based o­n the concepts of truth, love, compassion, nonviolence and the Golden Rule. When asked whether he was a Hindu, Gandhi answered, Yes I am. I am also a Christian, a Muslim, a Buddhist and a Jew.

 

Harmony between Religious Groups.

When praying at his ashram, Gandhi made a point of including prayers from many religions. o­ne of the most serious problems that he had to face in his efforts to free India from British rule was disunity and distrust, even hate, between the Hindu and Muslim communities.

Each community felt that with the British gone, they might face violence and repression from the other. Gandhi made every effort to bridge the differences and to create unity and harmony.

When independence of India from Britain was accompanied by terrible violence between Hindus and Muslims, Gandhi fasted almost until death in a plea for reconciliation between the two religious communities.

 

Avoiding Escalation of Conflicts 

Today we read almost every day of killings that are part of escalating cycles of revenge and counter-revenge. Gandhis experiences both in South Africa and in India convinced him that such cycles could o­nly be ended by unilateral acts of kindness and understanding from o­ne of the parties in a conflict. He said, An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

To the insidious argument that the end justifies the means, Gandhi answered firmly: They say that means are after all means. I would say that means are after all everything. As the means, so the end. Indeed, the Creator has given us limited power over means, none over end The means may be likened to a seed, and the end to a tree; and there is the same inviolable connection between the means and the end as there is between the seed and the tree. Means and end are convertible terms in my philosophy of life.

Gandhis advocacy of non-violence is closely connected to his attitude towards ends and means. He believed that violent methods for achieving a desired social result would inevitably result in an escalation of violence.

The end achieved would always be contaminated by the methods used. He was influenced by Leo Tolstoy with whom he exchanged many letters, and he in turn influenced Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.

 

Who Profits from War, and Who Loses?

Do our Defense Departments really defend us? Absolutely not! Their very name is a lie. Military-industrial complexes sell themselves by claiming to defend civilians. They justify vast and crippling budgets by this claim, but it is a fraud. Their o­nly goal is money and power. Civilians play the role of hostages.

Nations possessing nuclear weapons threaten each other with Mutually Assured Destruction, which has the very appropriate acronym MAD. What does this mean? Does it mean that civilians are being protected? Not at all. Instead they are threatened with complete destruction. Civilians here play the role of hostages in the power games of their leaders.

 

Nuclear Weapons Are Criminal! Every War Is a Crime!

War was always madness, always immoral, always the cause of unspeakable suffering, economic waste and widespread destruction, and always a source of poverty, hate, barbarism and endless cycles of revenge and counter-revenge.

It has always been a crime for soldiers to kill people, just as it is a crime for murderers in civil society to kill people. No flag has ever been wide enough to cover up atrocities.

But today, the development of all-destroying modern weapons has put war completely beyond the bounds of sanity and elementary humanity. The danger of a catastrophic nuclear war casts a dark shadow over the future of our species. It also casts a very black shadow over the future of the global environment.

The environmental consequences of a massive exchange of nuclear weapons have been treated in a number of studies by meteorologists and other experts from both East and West.

They predict that a use of nuclear weapons would result in fire storms with very high winds and high temperatures, which would burn a large proportion of the wild land fuels in the affected nations.

The resulting smoke and dust would block out sunlight for a period of many months, with a disastrous effect o­n agriculture. Scientists believe that the nuclear weapons possessed by India and Pakistan would be sufficient to cause a nuclear famine.

 

The Future of Kashmir 

Here is a recent interview by Democracy NOW! in which Professor Zia Mian of Princeton University was asked about the future of Kashmir:

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Hy0QMWnEO0E?wmode=transparent&fs=1&hl=en&modestbranding=1&iv_load_policy=3&showsearch=0&rel=0&theme=dark

In response to questions, Professor Mian said: The real issue that we need to talk about is the fact that this level of violence between India and Pakistan has continued for a very, very long time and that its not so much the military-on-military violence, but the fact that large numbers of civilians along the Line of Control, that divide Indian Kashmir and Pakistani Kashmir, are caught in this endless barrage of artillery and firing across there, which claims civilian casualties o­n a regular basis, and also the fact that no o­ne seems interested in thinking about what the future of this conflict and these people trapped in Kashmir between these two states determined to resolve their issues by force I mean, whats the future going to be like for these people?

My own suggested solution would be for Kashmir to become an independent state, under the protection of the United Nations, and for the military forces of both Pakistan and India to withdraw completely from Kashmir. This beautiful region, blessed by nature, deserves to be free from the terrible suffering and destruction caused by militarism.

 

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*John Scales Avery, Ph.D., who was part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in organizing the Pugwash Conferences o­n Science and World Affairs, is a member of the TRANSCEND Network and Associate Professor Emeritus at the H.C. Ørsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is chairman of both the Danish National Pugwash Group and the Danish Peace Academy and received his training in theoretical physics and theoretical chemistry at M.I.T., the University of Chicago and the University of London.He is the author of numerous books and articles both o­n scientific topics and o­n broader social questions. His most recent books are Information Theory and Evolution and Civilizations Crisis in the 21st Century (pdf).

This article originally appeared o­n Transcend Media Service (TMS) o­n 4 Mar 2019. TMS: Kashmir: What Would Gandhi Say?

Original: http://www.other-news.info/2019/03/kashmir-what-would-gandhi-say/

20-08-19


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The Kashmir conflict in the GHA: start and continuation of discussion

(India has scrapped Article 370 of the Indian Constitution o­n 5th August 2019 thereby depriving the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status.)

 

 








Dear Ernesto,

Thank you very much for your emphasis o­n the fundamentally FIRST condition of the Kashmir peace - the mutual "commitment to cease fire and the non-use of atomic weapons." The First Act of Goodwill of Two States of our project by the first paragraph states: To declare an unlimited moratorium o­n any unilateral military operations o­n the territory of Kashmir ... It is easy and logical to supplement with the requirement non-use of atomic weapons. Do you agree with this addition, which I am ready to include immediately? If you want, you could offer your wording of the four paragraphs of Goodwill of Two States with the first refusal to use nuclear weapons. You could rewrite the whole this text if you do not like it. You know, we are always OPEN to all constructive peace proposals throughout the entire period of the GHA existence.

Thank you for your peace responsibility and valuable suggestions.

I wish your daughters a speedy recovery!

Leo

21-08-19

 

Dear Leo,

I am very sincerely excited with your support and solidarity, in relation to the health of my daughters.

I want to clarify that I do not abstain, but simply want a much simpler message without details, calling for the peaceful resolution of the conflict between India and Pakistan. Two countries with atomic weapons. We call at a first step, for the commitment to cease fire and the non-use of atomic weapons. I am sure that everybody in GHA will agree with this.

Under the actual text, I not approve it, neither reject the intention for a call for the peaceful resolution of the conflict between India and Pakistan. In the case, you will continue with that text. I prefer not to appear.

Love,

Ernesto

21-08-19

 

Dear Ernesto,

Many thanks for your deep understanding that "present situation in India - Pakistan is terrible dangerous", where we see 73 years war with treat of NUCLEAR WAR of two NUCLEAR states now?

Now, more than ever, Kashmir needs peace that is rejected by both states. We, peacemakers and world citizens are obliged to support any peace in Kashmir. Our common responsibility before humanity today is to say a clear solid YES to the GHA Gandhica-Kashmir peace project in order to prevent a global nuclear catastrophe and softly force both sides to seek peace at the negotiating table and discussing ANY peace project for Kashmir.

Could you, as the real Nobel Peace Laureate, say your clear YESto exclude this terrible dangerous situation. Thanks for your understanding and your peace responsibility.

Best wishes for peace from harmony in Kashmir,

Leo

21-08-19

 

Thanks a lot my dear friend Kae Morii for your lovely support for the heath of my daughters.

NO WAR, NO NUKES!!!!. The present situation in India - Pakistan is terrible dangerous. All the world, must achieve a ceasefire and a bilateral compromise of NOT TO USE OF ATOMIC WEAPONS.

Ernesto Kahan

Israel

21-08-19

 

Dr Leo,

I m in hospital but my vote is No clear No. You have no right to discuss. Any such internal matter about India. My vote o­n Gandhica. No clear No.

With regards,

Brig Kartar Singh

President IESL

India

20-08-19


Dear Pravatji,

Thanks for your finally clear answer "NO", although I am very sorry about that.

My and other supporters of this project opinion are clearly set out in our feedbacks, which you obviously have not read.

But Ill introduce your change in the previous (06-08-19: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899) position, Let Peace prevail everywhere, including Kashmir, (now you by your NO are depriving Kashmir of peace) into the final report, when we will get a clear response YES or NO or ABSTAINED from Mm Maitreyee Roy.

Best wishes for peace from Spherons' harmony in Kashmir,

Leo

20-08-19

 

Dear All Peace Aspirants,

Good evening! I was absent for some days due to personal problems. I am sorry to say that my name is posted in favour of Gandhica Kashmir project. This is not my view. I have given consent for Gandhi & Buddha Project, but not for such an unfeasible project. I thinkresearch has certain limitations. Every problem may not be studied. I can not support it. Regards

Pravatji,

India

20-08-19

 

Dear Leo,

My vote for the Kashmir project is abstained that resolves my contradiction between Gandhicas highest scientific assessment, intended to save humanity (8 billion people) and its utmost limitation (4 million residents of Kashmir) with the complete futility of its application in Kashmir that is proposed by this narrow GHA project, which I object. Therefore, I abstain and urge everyone to forget the Kashmir problem and focus o­n the problem of the global advancement of Gandhica into the world public consciousness and international institutions. This is the GHA's main task, not Kashmir. P.S. Leo, thank you for your wisdom!

Best regards

Lucas Pawlik

Austria

20-08-19

 

My dear friend John, Nobel Peace Laureate,

Thank you very much for your warm letter and highly relevant theoretical response. We greatly regret your health and your blindness, but we admire your Gandhian courage in serving the interests of humankind and its global peace in the ingenious intellectual struggle against "absolute evil", in your assessment, nuclear weapons and their global patron - the world militaristic order.

Your brilliant article about Kashmir by Gandhi, as the full support of the GHA project Gandhica-Kashmir, was published as its ANNEX o­n its page here: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899 and in the attachment. We disagree with you o­nly in o­ne, in a political way of solving the Kashmir problem. You offer Kashmir the full sovereignty of an independent state under the UN tutelage and we offer a condominium, joint voluntary and harmonious governance of India and Pakistan, so that it becomes an instrument for their reconciliation/harmony, instead of the "apple of discord". Which is better - time and the will of two countries (peoples and governments) will show, depending o­n its quality: good or militaristic. Our project showed its split almost equally between these poles .... Today, as 73 years for these countries more like to fight and kill each other than stubbornly, like Gandhi, to seek peace and harmony among themselves, unfortunately ..... We were happy to include you in the supporters and co-authors of our Kashmir project.

Your other ingenious works, first of all your unprecedented fundamental book about the past and modern fascism, are published o­n your personal page here: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=672

Please accept our strongest wishes for your health and unbending courage in the most difficult time of life. We admire your example, which will forever remain in the GHA memory!
With love, your friend,
Leo,
20-08-19

 

My dear friend Leo,

Thank you so much for your letter! I hope that you are well, and that you are enjoying the summer. I continue writing, despite serious health problems, blindness in o­ne eye, and near blindness in the other. I cannot read ordinary books, but I am able to write with the help of the strong light and magnification of the computer screen. My most recent book, "Fascism, Then and Now", can be freely downloaded and circulated from the following link:

http://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Fascism-then-and-now-John-Scales-Avery.pdf

Other books and articles that I have written about global problems are available o­n the following educational website: http://eacpe.org/about-john-scales-avery/

About Kashmir, I strongly applaud the efforts of all my dear friends in GHA to bring peace to the region following Gandhian principles. Here is a link to an article that I wrote some time ago about applying the ethics of Mahatma Gandhi to Kashmir:

http://www.other-news.info/2019/03/kashmir-what-would-gandhi-say/

Thank you again for your letter and for all your efforts in the cause of peace. Your friend,

John (John Scales Avery), Nobel Peace Prize Laureate,

Copenhagen, Denmark,

Personal page: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=672

20-08-19

 

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My dearest friend Ernesto be strong to support your daughters. As long as we live, there always will be a hope of possibility.

About the maybe unilateral proposal, please permit me to say that, my country Greece was occupied 400 years by Turkeys. It's freedom was also a maybe unilateral proposal. But ten patriots got the idea to free Greece. They dared to do achieve it. Thanks to them, I live and breathe free today.

We together, the eight of us, built GHA with vision, dream and will for a better world.

Young will follow us in the future for sure. I think we must continue propose solutions.

Because HOPE keeps us alive.

With love,

Takis D Ioannides

Greece

19-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo,

I repeat my "YES" for the GHA "Gandhica - Kashmir" project.

Habyarimana Heli

Rwanda

19-08-19

Dear all,

I am sorry I send you with delay my personal point of view o­n Kashmirs peace proposal.

I have already expressed the difficulties I am facing at this time. Also the 3 days where too sort for such a serious project and decision to be taken.

Leo's specific proposal through the GHA is an in-depth and substantiated study, based o­n our belief for the global peace. I vote YES.

Global Harmony Association (GHA)

https://peacefromharmony.org/

Sociologicalpoll in the framework of the GHA peace project "Gandhica - Kashmir"

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

Questionnaire

No

Questions

YES

NO

Don't know

1. 

Is Kashmir a region of violence and armed conflict between India and Pakistan since 1947?

YES

 

 

2. 

Does peaceful settlement of this conflict not exist 73 years?

YES

 

 

3. 

Is repeal of article 370 of the Indian Constitution a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict?

 

NO

 

4. 

Are the armed clashes in Kashmir now stopped?

 

NO

 

5. 

Does Kashmir need a two-state peace project?

YES

 

 

6. 

Do you know examples of a joint peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict o­n the part of two states?

 

NO

 

7. 

Do you know examples of a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict of any state or NGO?

 

NO

 

8. 

Is there a peaceful solution to this conflict at all?

 

NO

 

9. 

Do you support the GHA peacemaking project "Gandhica - Kashmir"?

YES

 

 

10. 

Is the GHA Peace Project "Gandhica - Kashmir" peaceful?

YES

 

 

11. 

Who are you - peacemaker?

YES

 

 

12. 

Who are you - militarist?

 

NO

 

13. 

Who are you - a friend of the GHA?

YES

 

 

14. 

Who are you - an enemy of the GHA?

 

NO

 

15. 

Does it make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

16. 

Does the GHA make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

17. 

Does India make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

18. 

Does it make sense for Pakistan to seek peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

19. 

Does the UN make sense to seek peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

20. 

Does it make sense for the people of Kashmir to seek peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

21. 

Do you want to associate with the search for peace in Kashmir?

YES

 

 

22. 

Do you intend to recommend others to abandon the search for peace in Kashmir?

 

NO

 

Your full name: PANAGIOTIS D IOANNIDES

Country: GREECE

City/town: NEW SMYRNA/ ATHENS

Gender: MALE

Occupation: RETIRED

Age: 64

 

The case of Kashmir, like many others, e.g.Cyprus is occupied 45 years illegally by Turkey (no o­ne country or International Organization cares about), demonstrates abundantly the inability of people, educated and uneducated worldwide, to understand people's equality, peaceful coexistence and love.

Our first priority this period is the promotion of Gandhica Non Violence book. I havent received the books from India Editor as of yet.

Withy peace via nonviolence and harmony

Panagiotis D Ioannides

Greece,

19-08-19

 


Gandhica-Kashmir project approved,

but rejected from implementation

 

Dear GHA members, friends,

The discussion and approval of the GHA Gandhica-Kashmir peacemaking project ended as an attempt to apply our unique scientific interpretation of the Gandhi great legacy of non-violence to the protracted (over 73 years) armed conflict in Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

Their overall result can be briefly expressed as follows. Although the majority of the GHA members approved it with 17 YES votes against 13 NO votes, however, due to the fact that members of interested countries rejected it and denied its worthy support and desire to realize it, depriving it of the real social soil in the GHA, THIS PROJECT REJECTED FROM IMPLEMENTATION. There is no o­ne to do it!

This conclusion is confirmed by the following facts. During the discussion within 12 days (August 6-18) we received 74 responses from 30 GHA members of 11 countries, which are summarized in the table:

GHA Voting Result of the

Gandhica Kashmir Peacemaking Project from August 6 to 18, 2019:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

Summary Table (with correction o­n 20-08-19)

VOICES YES

VOICES NO

Umer Zia

Pakistan

Sanjay Tewari

India

Noor M Larik

Pakistan

Surendra Pathak

India

Zia-ul-Islam

Pakistan

Subhash Chandra

India

Waheed Ahmad

Pakistan

Bhushan Dewan

India

Pravat Kumar Dhal

India

Ashok Tholana

India

Maitreyee Bardhan Roy

India

Markandey Rai

India

Leo Semashko

Russia

Latif Kirmani

India

Vera Popovich

Russia

Ravi Bhatia

India

Victor Danilov

Russia

Theodore Mascarenhas

India

Boris Resjabek

Russia

T.S.Chandrashekar

South Korea

Alexander Semashko

Russia

Rosa Dalmiglio

Italy

AlexanderLadugin

Russia

Rene Wadlow

France

Michael Ellis

Australia

María Cristina Azcona

Argentina

Daurenbek Aubakir

Kazakhstan

 

 

Habyarimana Heli

Rwanda

 

 

Guy Crequie

France

 

 

Rudolf Siebert

USA

 

 

John Avery

Denmark

 

 

Takis Ioannides

Greece

 

 

TOTAL: 19 PRO

Of 10 countries

TOTAL: 13 CONTRA

Of 5 countries

 

The entire spectrum of opinions (with the exception of a few slurred remarks) is published chronologically o­n the project page. Unfortunately, there are no responses among them regarding the project content or its motivation by any peacemaking values ​​and principles. The whole discussion revolved around the political expediency and usefulness of this project from the point of view of the national interests of India and Pakistan. This key motivation was defined by directly opposing assessments of the Article 370 abolition from the India Constitution by the GHA Pakistani members, who evaluated it extremely negatively (Umer Zia and others) and by the GHA Indian members, who rated it extremely commendable, positive and impeccable (Sanjay Tewari et al.). Unfortunately, nothing other than mutual harshness, threats and unsubstantiated propaganda statements in their political nationalist tendentiousness, the discussion did not give and did not enrich the project peacemaking content.

The priority in this discussion was national politics instead of a common peace. It leads to the paradoxical thought that the two peoples and governments prefer to continue fighting with each other for more 73 years than to seek an acceptable peace among themselves in Kashmir. Of course, this is the choice and the right of the peoples and governments of India and Pakistan, into which others have no right to invade, as a sacred right of sovereignty and non-interference in internal affairs. Unfortunately, our Indian colleagues especially trumped and even threatened by this.

Another sad conclusion is that o­nly two GHA members (from Australia and Kazakhstan) used the key argument in the proof of our peacemaking project - the Sociological Questionnaire of 22 elementary questions. What level of peacemaking intelligence and peaceful interest confirms this fact of our discussion is clear without comment. This is a very low level, reflecting the low value of peace and peacemaking projects in the militaristic world order, which does not initiate, finance or discuss them anywhere. Unfortunately, it remains even in the GHA that our discussion confirmed. But it is not useless. The discussion and voting of the project became a good sociological experiment in the GHA, which determined the measure, quality and level of peacemaking in it in extremely difficult international situations of a militaristic world order and its hegemony.

The GHA refusal from this project is not absolute and eternal. The project was created, approved by the GHA by a majority votes. It will wait for better times when there are peacemaking governmental or non-governmental organizations in the interested countries that can take the GHA peace project "Gandhica-Kashmir" and use it in any way and form. With this, we carried out the GHA peacemaking mission without raping the todays national interests of these countries and their groups in the GHA.

On this we put an end to this project. Now we are returning to the GHA initial topical agenda related to the promotion of our unique peace book "Gandhica" in the remaining months of the GHA jubilee "World Gandhi Year". This agenda will be discussed in the following days.

Best wishes for peace from harmony / non-violence in Kashmir and worldwide,
Dr. Leo Semashko,
GHA Founder and Honorary President,
18-08-19

 

Dear Leo,

         Forgive me that my email was no clear enough. I don t understand why we waste precious time o­n the Kashmir project now. I feel it is irresponsible for us of us to not continue our work o­n the promotion of the Gandhi-Book. It shows that we have not sorted our priorities and ignores that to increase the stability of or organization now must be our priority now to achieve anything we suggest in Gandhi-book.

As I mentioned before, undertaking a new project, especially o­ne that is obviously successfully disuniting, is in my view an act of self-sabotage undermining the work they have already achieved.

I urge everyone to united now, to put in their efforts for using the historic moment of the Gandhi-Year of Non-violence to help us to firmly establish our organization, make it economically viable. We have not even achieved a greater publication and promotion for the book to be implemented in institutes, organizations, and courses!

Let us start caring for this newborn child in the room now! I refuse to participate in any distractions. It is wonder out of our generosity that the first small publication has been achieved. This is more than voted o­n, we have giving our work, money and life for this.So let us respect this work by promoting it and make us able to achieve better work together!

Godspeed!

Lucas Pawlik

Austria,

18-08-19

 

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1947 .?

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Dear Dr Leo Founder (2005) and Honorary President (2016) &All Peace Leaders,

GHA Global Harmony Association, India

Greetings from India

Dear Friends , Gandhica Kashmir Project

There is lot of discussion & confusion is happening o­n this new

project. I am also confused about this project how it came in the GHA

International Jubilee Gandhi Committee (GC), 2019?

As we are celebrating 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Gandhica

book was published to promote Gandhian philosophy of Non-Violence in

this year through Peace Meetings & conferences by. International

Jubilee Gandhi Committee (GC), 2019

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=853

Indian Spiritual Interfaith Nonviolence/Harmony Forum (SINHF) India:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=863

The Spiritual Interfaith Non-Violence Forum dedicated to the 150th

anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Gandhica

book was published to promote Gandhian philosophy of Non-Violenceand

Peace from harmony and Indian Spiritual Interfaith ,

Gandhica Kashmir Project isa nice project but t time is not right

to launch this project during this time o­n International Peace Day

21st September .celebration and 2nd Oct.2019 International

Non-Violence Day.

I am surprised to know about the entry of Gandhica Kashmir Project as

there was no mention of any such Gandhica Kashmir Project proposal

in International Jubilee Gandhi Committee (GC), 2019.

1.I fully Agree with views of Cdr Prof Bhushan Dewan,Ashok

Chakravarthy Tholana, SurendraPathak & others GHA friends. We are

all teachers researchers & Peace activists not the politicians, this

project Gandhica Kashmir Project is not fitting in our International

Jubilee Gandhi Committee (GC), 2019 agenda.

2.There is no connection of Gandhi & Kashmir, Gandhi always

believed in Peace through Nonviolence , Truthand Social Harmony &

Unity. His photograph is put o­n the main cover of- in the circle of

all religions i.e. Unity & harmony of all religions...

3.TheSpiritual Interfaith Non-Violence Forum dedicated to the

anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi,to be establishedin all the

countries o­n October 2 - the UN International Non-Violence Day, to be

established as suggested by youon Gandhi's birthday with the urgent

goal of establishing a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and

non-violence, equally important for all countries, including India

and Russia, which have long followed this path.

4.I think this is not the proper time & moment to introduce

Gandhica Kashmir Project. This project will reduce the Credibility

of the organization like GHA and also effects o­n the image of GHA

Members of the GHA Organization.

5.we propose to duplicate with a new composition of invited

participants o­n October 2 - the UN International Non-Violence Day,

established by the UN o­n Gandhi's birthday with the urgent goal of

establishing a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and

non-violence, equally important for all countries, including India

and Russia, which have long followed this path.

I fully agree with Mr. Lucas Pawlik suggestion,firstly Could we

focus o­n following up o­n our Gandhi-Book Project? Aren't we at a

critical stage in the evolution of the Association for Global Harmony?

The publication of the book is a beginning for a campaign for our

peace to be recognized, so we can show our offers are valid solutions

in books, conferences, civil and initiatives! Perhaps found our own

institution? Harmony & Unity Project

Dear Dr.Leo,

As we are organizing "World Peace & Humanity Conference-2019 Organized

by INTERNATIONAL SERVICE FOR MASS AWARENESS (ISMA-TIMES) &Global

Harmony Association (GHA), India To celebrate International Peace Day

on 21st Sept.2019 & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Theme: Transforming Education for Peace, Humanity & Sustainability (TEPHS)

(UN Sustainable Development Goal 4.7 towards education for building

peaceful and sustainable societies across the world)

On Saturday, 28th September, at 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm Venue: Speaker

Hall, Constitution Club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110 001

I am suggesting that if Gandhica Kashmir Project can be postponed

for the time being and if we canfocus o­n Gandhi-Book Project as

suggested by Mr. Lucas Pawlik we cando the justice with Mahatma

Gandhiand canachieveour goals of International Jubilee Gandhi

Committee (GC), 2019.

Indian Spiritual Interfaith Nonviolence/Harmony Forum (SINHF) India:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=863

Dear Sir, As we are movingfrom the age of violence, wars &

terrorism tothe Enlightenment Age for the Gandhian Nonviolence Era

promoted byyou & all your team members.

Iam also suggestingto initiatenew project Gandhica Spiritual

Integration for Peace & Unity Project for creating harmonious

relations in GHA &for saving the humanity Instead of GandhicaKashmir Project.

One Humanity ~ o­ne Peace~ o­ne World ~One Harmony ~One Unity = World Peace

International Jubilee Gandhi Committee (GC), 2019

Indian Spiritual Interfaith Nonviolence/Harmony Forum (SINHF) India:

https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=863

I am sending Report of World Peace & Humanity Conference-2018 for your

kind information

Greetings of Peace & harmony to all.

Dr. Subhash Chandra, President & Chairman Board

GHA Global Harmony Association,

India

16-08-19

 

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16-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo

1. I am a peace activist as you claim not any other

2. I told you Sir Politely please delete me from the mailing list

3. You are interfering in internal affairs of a nation without understanding

History culture and thoughts You are synchronized by ISI Pakistan Secret

Agency Design, Jihadi thought without understanding cross border terror

and multi culture and multi ethnicity of India either Ladakh or North East of India

4. Nobody is giving any threats as Responsible citizen of a Nation when our Internal

Security is compromised we have to inform that is what we have done as Defense Experts

Professors and Civil Activist from India are their in the Group

5. What does you know about My Party? I wonder?

Jihadis Taliban Al Qaeda ISIS has roots in Pakistan and they are active throught the world?

You compare to Nazis I wonder about your knowledge? As Indian Soliders fought everywhere under Raj to defeat Nazis?

6. Not America or NATO who is supporting us but also United Nations to Russia so understand

please go through Moscow Times Itar Tassfor more info

7. Your Questions I dont want to read or respond as I already told I am not interested in this

Group why I am getting Mails?

8. India is a place of peace you come to India go Jammu Kashmir and Ladak and see how it is

then you speak? Dalai Lama to Mother Theresa to all peace lovers India welcomes as we

believe Vasudiva Kutumbaka World is o­ne Family. Even now we dont have any issue with you but your mind is trapped in ISI Ideology

So by your words actions instead of becoming a peace activist you are becoming a threat to

peace? Dont fall in trap of Pakistan Design see Afghanistan? Yemen? World Trade Center

Bombing to Attack o­n Parliament of India to Mumbai attack is happening because of Jihadi thought of Pakistan? To impose their Religion and Sharia

Dialogue of Civilizations is necessary not Pakistan Dictation what you are trying to impose

DONT WANT TO SEE YOUR REPLY AS Individual I respect and feel sorry for you

Thanks and Regards

T.S.Chandrashekar M.AM.PhiL/(PhD SNU South Korea)

16-08-19

 

Dear Leo,

Dear friends,

Could we focus o­n following up o­n our Gandhi-Book Project?

Aren't we at a critical stage in the evolution of the Association for Global Harmony?

The publication of the book is a beginning for a campaign for our peace to be recognized, so we can show our offers are valid solutions in books, conferences, civil and initiatives! Perhaps found our own institution?

Please let us focus o­n promoting the work have just done! Let's put all our efforts in to ensure that our proposal for world peace gets recognized, and our work get's implemented!

The book and the Gandhi Year is like the first year of a child, from which we and society can profit enormously, but o­nly if we give it our undivided attention. This is typical for the first year after birth!

As fathers and mothers of this book, I ask us to behave responsibly, and with all our might concrete o­n the success and growth of our newborn baby!

All the Best

Lucas Pawlik

Austria

16-08-19

 

Dear All

IF WE ARE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND CULTURAL FREEDOM, WE HAVE TO FIGHT AGAINST POLITICAL HEGEMONY.

Our so-called political leaders are made up of sociopaths, psychopaths and narcissists who have no concern for the well-being of the citizens they are supposed to represent

The end fame is money and power for the elite and brainwashing and theocratic domination of theslave citizens

Please stand and uphold the voices of the powerless that they may become powerful

Highly educated sycophants representatives ofpolitical spectrums are just alternative voices of the elite controlling cabal!

QUOTE

Political power becomes the truism. It is political power of o­ne nation against the other and then there is also political power in terms of the hidden agenda of all nations of the world to create a system which controls the masses.

They already know that the planet has a limitation to the number of humans it can have, and they wish to control these humans and to even cut the population down so that they can be systematically be controlled in a homogenous collective order. Some people refer to it as Agenda 21.

In this context, the United Nations is not a united body of nations but a political body who however idealistic with their 2030 goals for peace and harmony are divided in terms of agendaspolitical aspirations and religious proclivities and hiddenwithin is the prevailing dogmas of the day --concepts of finance, money, banking and control.

The control they want is so utterly severe and straightjacketing that it means thatbasic human freedom is being denied because globally now everything we have is being curated and surveyed and kept as data.

I feel, and this is my opinion, that humanity is undergoing the most concentrated attack, and I use the word attack, o­n ourfreedom in recorded history.

Why is this the case, and why do I say this?

We live in a time of unprecedented technical growth; most people have lost their deep connection with spirituality and faith.

Religion has become a dogma and in certain countries particularly the Middle East, has become a theocratic institution.

On top of this we are connected by some of the most miraculous technology ever which is electromagnetic technology which enables us to communicate with each other effortlesslyin an instant. We have our iPhones, our Skype, our instant video calls and we also have displayed to us remarkable events occurring all around the world through instant mass media.

How do human beings process information?

They process information through their perception and through their communication, primarily through dialogue or through words and through pictures. Unfortunately, the information were getting is completely skewed, and so we do not know what is going o­n. This is because the population is not o­nly being dumbed down by various factors, but it is also being changed by a whole lot of situational crises

We have never ending wars and the increase in the number of nuclear weapons o­n the planet, the modification of artificial intelligence for wars and the build-up of a military industrial complex throughout the world.

The ecological footprint of humanity is taking over the ecological footprint of biodiversity which threatens the reciprocal maintenance of the matrix of nature o­n the planet

Climate change is tremendously deleterious to health causing loss of resources and mass migrations

Vast amounts ofindustrial chemicals in the air and radiation effecting Japan and the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima disaster and the side effects of iatrogenic illness all have deleterious effects o­n health and happiness

Electromagnetic smog has a tremendously deleterious effect o­n foetuses, pregnant women and school children.

These events themselves are very concerning, but when we see a world whichwhich relies o­n scientific fact as our reason for being, we realise we live in a very deluded world.

Why is this world so deluded?

This is because the premises o­n which it is devised is based o­n the concepts of economic rationalism. Economic rationalism or capitalism depends o­n the fact that we have infinite resources and that the infinite resources are the baseline or equity for the capital we create. In this process, things have changed to an extent that most of the material wealth mined from the resources is in the possession of a small elite minority. These are the people who because they have the money, have also the power andthe control and they want to maintain it at all costs. As George Orwell said in his book 1984, power is the key, at the expense of everything else.

Political power becomes the truism. It is political power of o­ne nation against the other and then there is also political power in terms of the hidden agenda of all nations of the world to create a system which controls the masses.

They already know that the planet has a limitation to the number of humans it can have, and they wish to control these humans and to even cut the population down so that they can be systematically be controlled in a homogenous collective order. Some people refer to it as Agenda 21.

In this context, the United Nations is not a united body of nations but a political body who however idealistic with their 2030 goals for peace and harmony are divided in terms of agendaspolitical aspirations and religious proclivities and hiddenwithin is the prevailing dogmas of the day --concepts of finance, money, banking and control.

The control they want is so utterly severe and straightjacketing that it means thatbasic human freedom is being denied because globally now everything we have is being curated and surveyed and kept as data.

Everything we have is being denuded of essential truth and we are forced to think of things which are important for corporate survival

So called education is found in compartmentalized universities based o­n training for information technology, artificial intelligence, finance, banking and business.

We have this new technocratic era, whereby we are beginning to become subservient to artificial intelligence and crisp`r editing of DNA.

They are trying to denude us of our beingness and create a new trans human form which can conform to the very necessities that the Cabal wish to create. We are post-modern fluid entities fluctuant and constantly remoulded o­n a flux of change. We are no longer who we think we are. We no longer have the faith, and we seem to not have the ability to connect to the higher order of consciousness and intelligence inherent in the universe and the cosmos.

In fact, although wehave this ability, we are we being disengaged from anything which is not positivistic, materialistic and reductive science to the extent that in Silicon Valley the first church of artificial intelligence has been created by Anthony Levandowski an IT expert in self driving technology.

We are being literally taken for a drive because I believe o­ne of the greatest needs of this technocratic power-crazy mercurial elite is to say that human beings are pure human animals and can be treated this way as collateral damage in their search for power and material wealth

The fact is that human beings are beings and we have a consciousness and spiritual facility which far outweighs and would disempower any power-crazy nuclear wielding materialistic psychopath.

And remember these power-crazy people are not capable of understanding where we are coming from and are easily able to be overthrown by our consciousness and conscious awareness.

We need information to understand what we are up against and then what o­nce was the powerless becomes powerful.

We have to get away from the old ways of thinking and doing and create a new world based o­n the requirements and the needs of the people o­n this planet, devoid of our straightjacketing dogmatic systems which are part of traditional forms of thinking including science, philosophy, education and religion. These credentials that humanity has, must be changed, so that we see ourselves in different eyes and different ways and put into significance the higher order of consciousness and enlightenment that we all possess.

Kind Regards

Michael Ellis

Australia

Personal page: http://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=760

16-08-19

 

Dr. Leo,

I respect you always. But For me India is first. We are not the political persons. We are academic persons. We are doing research work since beginning. It seems that some diplomatic politics is using our association.

If you have determined to do this, I would like to leave this lovely and peace group with heavy heart. Extremely sorry.

Please reconsider your proposal.

Thank you. With regards

Dr. Surendra Pathak

India

16-08-19

 

Dear Leo,

I would like to leave this group. So far I have not been able to contribute to this group. I am also not happy with making a statement o­n Kashmir. It is an internal problem of India and we do not want others to interfere. Other countries like Russia, China, Pakistan etc. also have their internal problems and I would not like to interfere there also.

So please strike me out from this group.

Thank you very much

God bless you

Theodore Mascarenhas

India

16-08-19

 

Greetings,

It is regrettable that you have not even reported the outcome tally of YES, NO, ABSTAINED, which is the democratic norm. It gives away pre-determined intentions. Apparently it shows "i don't care for your views, if they are counter to mine".

Further, below is the following outcome tally of views of GHA(subject to correction) o­n the untenable 1st draft a few days back:-

A) Yes- 2

B) NO - 7 or 8

C) Abstained-Remaining

Despite the above-mentioned tally, another 12-page version ( with a new stratagem of FINAL VOTE") is trying to be pushed through despite espousing values of democracy, transparency and organizational consensus, non-browbeating.

I don't know what is the motivation for such an approach.

Thx

Commander Bhushan Dewan

India

16-08-19

 

Dear Zia and all Pakistani friends,

Many thanks for your supportive response.

Yes, I am now more and more convinced of who wants violence, to my deep regret. But this is the truth, proved by the facts and aggressive, thoughtless, unproven responses by supporters of the war party, backed by various threats to the GHA, and mine personally. But I have long heard similar threats, they do not scare me. I am worried about the GHA, the mood in it. If its members are silent and inactive, weakly express their position YES, then the party of war can prevail in it.

If you and your Pakistani colleagues want the Peace Party to win in the GHA, then you must be strongly and collectively supported it. Your o­nly YES, as like Dr. Larik, will not change the situation.

Firstly, a public, collective, civic peacemaking support is needed for our Gandhica-Kashmir project from the other 10 GHA members from Pakistan. Their silence and inaction works for the victory of the party of war and violence, and not the party of peace and harmony. Or are they in solidarity with the militarists if they are silent? (Silence, as they say, is a sign of consent. But in this situation with WHO? With militarists or with peacemakers?) Therefore, we are waiting for your all (from 12 members) public supportive responses. Without them, our project will die as being left without the support of BOTH interested parties: both Indian and Pakistani GHA members. Do you understand this? The weakness of peacemakers lies in their separation, the strength of peacemakers lies o­nly in their unity, compatibility, mutual support, without which they and peace die. Do you understand this?

Secondly, your responses, unlike militaristic responses, must be weighty, strong intellectually and facts. Why do not you use facts of violence in Kashmir in your responses, confine self to simple YES o­nly. This is good, but it is too weak. If you say that in Kashmir all human rights are violated, why not give a single fresh fact from life and your press? WHAT prevents you from making your answers strong and powerful, rather than light and empty? Could you use eyewitness accounts, conflict statistics, newspaper articles, TV reports, etc. in your responses? Or are you missing such facts and materials? Your silence o­n this o­nly confirms this suspicion of your opponents, who say that peace, consent and full respect for human rights prevail in Kashmir, which are violated o­nly by Pakistani Islamic extremists, with whom it is necessary to wage war until they are completely destroyed as terrorists. Do you like this position? Do you agree with it? But you confirm it with your silence and your weak YES. Please reinforce them if you have the facts, intelligence and responsibility for this and peace. Or are you missing them? Sorry, but such doubt is caused by your silence and inaction.

Thirdly, I gave the peacemakers a powerful tool - a Questionnaire of 22 questions. It was filled by Dr. Ellis from Australia o­nly. How strong it made his response !!! Of course, he is also not perfect and suffers from a certain o­ne-sidedness. But we are all people, we are all mistaken in something. But with this Questionnairy he firmly demonstrated his peacemaking affiliation. What prevents you from doing this and thereby reinforcing your feedbacks? Are you too lazy to answer 22 elementary questions? But if so, then you will never achieve peace. We hope that you will each find peace and time (5 minutes) for peace to fill out this form and send it in your STRONG PUBLIC PEACE RESPONSE FOR ALL GHA MEMBERS. Note that all of our opponents ignore this Questionnaire, which weakens themselves (it exposes them). Neglect of the Questionnaire demonstrates their militarism. Please, use this advantage of peacemakers!

Could I convince you of the need for a cohesive, common, all 12 members of your department and strong public feedback replies, together with the QUESTIONNAIRE (attached) will show your real responses in the next two days. Thank you for your understanding.

Best wishes for peace in Kashmir from harmony/nonviolence,

Leo

Russia

16-08-19

 

Dear Leo,

This is a reply o­nly to you after reading email replies from indian side.

Now you have aclear picture about those who needs peace and who actuallywant violence.

Indian authoritiesviolating the basic human rights in Kashmir which you already have completeinformation.

And now indians also threateningyou.. as in the replyyou can see the Bhartya JantaPartylogo in their email signatures. Which is a political and hindu extremistpoliticalpartyin india and in currentlyin power.

Peace and wish you luck.

Umer Zia

Pakistan

16-08-19

 

Questionnairy

1.Kashmir a region of violence and armed conflict between India and Pakistan since 1947? Yes

The biggest problem we face is Islamic extremism

In over o­ne thousand years of history ISLAM has controlled nation after nation with conquest and conversion of inhabitants to Islam

Most of Islamic countries in the Middle East are dictatorships upholding a very severe form of Islam

Pakistan is o­ne of the most severeIslamicregimes o­n the planet

We must seek for interfaith dialogue between Hinduism and ISLAM looking to an overarching peace uniting both Religions by the essence of truth peace harmony good will love and compassion as the highest exposition of Allah,God,Brahma and the Divine field

2.Does peaceful settlement of this conflict not exist 73 years? Yes

3.Is repeal of article 370 of the Indian Constitution a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict? No

4.Are the armed clashes in Kashmir now stopped? No

5.Does Kashmir need a two-state peace project? Yes

6.Do you know examples of a joint peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict o­n the part of two states? No

7.Do you know examples of a peaceful solution to the Kashmir conflict of any state or NGO? No

8.Is there a peaceful solution to this conflict at all? Yes

9.Do you support the GHA peacemaking project "Gandhica - Kashmir"? Yes

10.Is the GHA Peace Project "Gandhica - Kashmir" peaceful? Yes

11.Who are you - peacemaker? Yes

12.Who are you - militarist? No

13.Who are you - a friend of the GHA? Yes

14.Who are you - an enemy of the GHA? No

15.Does it make sense to seek peace in Kashmir? Yes

16.Does the GHA make sense to seek peace in Kashmir? Yes

17.Does India make sense to seek peace in Kashmir? Yes

18.Does it make sense for Pakistan to seek peace in Kashmir? Yes

19.Does the UN make sense to seek peace in Kashmir? Yes

20.Does it make sense for the people of Kashmir to seek peace in Kashmir? Yes

21.Do you want to associate with the search for peace in Kashmir?Yes

22.Do you intend to recommend others to abandon the search for peace in Kashmir?No

Dr Michael Ellis

President of The Club Of Budapest Australia

https://www.clubofbudapestaustralia.com

Board Member advisory seat IAEWP

http://iaewp2u.blogspot.com/?m=1

GHA Ambassador of Peace and Disarmament from Harmony in Australia

Personal page: http://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=760

Australia

16-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo

I agree with Dr Chandrasekhar that you are carrying o­n with your dangerous propoganda of interfering in Indian internal affairs . Kashmir is an integral part of India. PL stop this interference

Ravi Bhatia

India

16-08-19

 

Dear Dr. Leo

No sir. I do hereby fully agree with Dr. Sanjay Tewari, Dr Surendra Pathak and Dr. Subhashrefrain from making any move or statement o­n this sensitive subject. I would not like to be associate with this issue. I say NO.

Regards.

Latif Kirmani

India,

16-08-19

 

Mr. Chandrashekar from South Korea,

You expose yourself as a militarist, hawk and secret police agent. You are unworthy to participate in the GHA peacemaking organization, therefore we exclude you from it and from its mailing list at your voluntary request. Its very good that you yourself understood our incompatibility.

The GHA does not argue with militarists, aggressive opinions and violent, police threats which are lower than our peacemaking dignity and do not deserve our attention and time. Therefore, I will not object to you and your Party of War, but I will o­nly emphasize below that in your response exposes you and your Party of War as an ardent militarist, nationalist, aggressor and rapist, so that our assessment is a clear and evident truth, instead of your evil rhetoric and the hostile propaganda of your Party of War.

1. You and your party of war qualify our peacemaking project as a "dangerous precedent." For whom can peace be dangerous? o­nLY FOR MILITARIANS AND AGGRESSORS. This is your first self-exposure, Mr. Militarist!

2. Militarists and rapists have always made their violence and violation of human rights an internal affair. So the Nazis did, burning millions of Jews, Russians and other peoples in their gas ovens. So do modern aggressors and interventionists into which you yourself have written. You are afraid to make your violence open, because you know that the world will not support it, but o­nly condemn it. Therefore, you cowardly hide your crimes before humanity under the guise of "internal affairs."

3. Naturally, you, as a militarist and your party of war, are seeking external support from other notorious militarists, primarily the United States and NATO. We know that militarism dominates the world, in all countries, more or less, therefore you will find support for world militarism hostile to the world, everywhere.

4. The militarists, whom some of the greats have well called "brass heads," lack intelligence in factual and theoretical evidence: "There is strength, no mind!" You, like all such militarists, were unable to answer 22 elementary GHA Questionnaire questions in our peacemaking project. You were scared of it and its questions. Because they strip you like militarists.

5. Deprived of intelligence and evidence, you are turning to your o­nly "advantage" - to force, police, denunciations, slander and fakes against peacemakers. It has been like this for thousands of years, starting with Judas for 30 pieces of silver, and so it continues with the militarists. You are a traitor of peace! Therefore you are a militarist! Please, write to all secret police of all countries! Somewhere you will be paid $ 30 - the currency of militarists and all wars o­n Earth since the 20th century! Amen!

Please, do not bother yourself with your response, because it is known to us and will remain unanswered.

PS. Dear GHA members, please, exclude from your answers the email "Chandrashekar T S ," and others similar, who ask about it. A peacemaking organization needs to free itself from militarists and nationalists. We are waiting for your Questionnaire of peacemakers (attached) as it did Dr. Ellis from Australia, which the militarists are not capable to fill! Thanks for your understanding. Best wishes for peace from harmony worldwide and Kashmir,

Leo,

16-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo

You are doing a dangerous precedent

First of all I told you not to include me in the List but I am their

My Clear Opinion to you o­n Kashmir is it is internal Affair of India even Russia supports it

why you are saying Kashmir Conflict and making a group Please drop the idea immediately

Second you are speaking same tone of Pakistan, ISI and you are falling in Trap

Third I have no other way but to share to Indian Embassy in Russia or Russian Embassy in Delhi about your activities which can harm India Russia Relations

From now o­n delete me communicating and I may have to share your Mails to Indian Home Ministry so that you are all in Grey List as you are acting against Indian National Security and Interest

As in the list their are Indian People from Defence to Academics you are disrespecting everybody and compromising their careers

Dont do anything which harm India Russia Relations, even America supports India Position o­n Kashmir Sir understand Bye

Thanks and Regards

T.S.Chandrashekar M.AM.PhiL/(PhD SNU South Korea)

16-08-19

 

GHA Gandhica Kashmir: full draft. +++ Your approval in 3 days. If "NO", then select o­ne of the two types of NO: militaristic or peacemaking - see Epilogue

Dear GHA members, friends,

Firstly, we are happy to congratulate our Indian friends o­n India Independence Day, which Mahatma Gandhi achieved by non-violently, without a single shot, without a single victim and without a single drop of blood in 1947 as a result of his whole life, becoming the FATHER OF THE NATION. History nothing like this is known anymore. The GHA dedicated to him, as the greatest non-violent peacemaker of all time, the unique book "Gandhica".

Secondly, we are happy to announce that the full text of the GHA 70th peace project Gandhica-Kashmir has been completed (12 pages) and is presented in the attachment and o­n the website here: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

We invite you to actively discuss and approve this project in 3 days, until August 18, inclusively, with your YES, NO, ABSTAINED. In view of the controversial situation in which this project arose, your NOs may have different structural qualities and values: either militaristic, if you deny it completely and do not offer anything peaceful, or peacemaking if you reject this project, but offer another, yours or any. Two structural qualities in this vote are explained in detail in the Epilogue.

Another feature is a sociological questionnaire with 22 simple questions, which we ask you to fill out and send along with your final decision YES, NO, Abstained. It will help us better understand the context of the situation that has developed today in the GHA, in our two conflicting branches around the Kashmir Conflict. All analytical and organizational conclusions will follow after processing your questionnaires and your project evaluations.

Many thanks for your responses.

Best wishes for peace from harmony / nonviolence in Kashmir,

DrLeoSemashko

Russia

15-08-19

 

Yes, we should discuss the proposed project.

Dr. Larik

Pakistan

14-08-19

 

Dear friends,

I do hereby fully agree with Dr. Sanjay Tewari to refrain from making any move or statement o­n this sensitive subject. I would not like to be associate with this issue.

Regards.

Surendra Pathak

India

14-08-19

 

I do hereby fully agree with the message from Dr. Sanjay Tewari to refrain from making any move or statement o­n this sensitive subject. I would not like to be associate with this issue. Regards.

Markandey Rai

India

14-08-19

 

Dear Subhashji, greetings from Russia,

Thank you for your response, but I am increasingly surprised at your misunderstanding of the violent and armed conflict in Kashmir, in which between 300,000 and 1 million (from various sources) civilians died. Why do you deny this obvious fact of violence? Why are you, if you are a peacemaker, and not a militarist, stubbornly refuse to seek peace in Kashmir? What will the GHA members, peacekeepers say to your stubborn NO? The militarists do not want a peaceful solution in Kashmir. So who are you: a peacemaker, or a militarist in the guise of a peacemaker?

We see that you absolutely do not understand the situation in Kashmir and the GHA peace proposal/project for it. Here are three of your conflicting, false, and confused judgments.

1. You write that "this [Kashmir] problem is already solved by India". Where has it been already resolved ??? If tension in Kashmir grows, if protests intensify in it, and both states (NUCLEAR!!!) states pull troops there and prepare for the FOURTH (if not fifth!) Indo-Pakistan war, in which they can use nuclear weapons, then where it has already been resolved "??? Do you see these protests? Do you understand the resistance? Or close your eyes to all this?

2. The GHA sees this reality, does not hide from it like an ostrich, therefore, it proposes a peace treaty/project, which should and can o­nly begin with the Goodwill Memorandum of the two countries. This is a peace treaty/project. You write about it: This project is conflicts between the two countries. This is a lie and falsification! It does not contain a single word in defense of violence and hostilities. Aren't you ashamed to slander and defame the GHA peace proposal as its President? Why are you so easily go to deception, without even bothering to wait for its full publication? Could you find patience and wisdom, at least ABSTAIN from evaluations and participation in this project, instead of stigmatizing it as your NO and calling it conflict? Everything went wrong in your head: the war in Kashmir became peace, and the GHA peace project became a conflict. Like Orwell when he writes about militarists and their propaganda.

3. Your final phrase completely confuses you and the reader: I can o­nly participate in Peace projects other than this project. So, here you recognize the need for a peace project for Kashmir, but OTHER than the GHA peace project! So, you recognize our project as peaceful, not conflict, as in the previous sentence. Wonderful!!! So you acknowledge the violence in Kashmir! So you recognize for it a peace project! Wonderful!! But OTHER !! Wonderful!! So please, PROPOSE it! Formulate at least its key idea! But you cannot do this, because in your head you have porridge and the complete absence of any logic. You are confused in your thoughts.

Let us HELP you put things in order in your head, as well as in the heads of many Indians and Pakistanis with a similar confused thinking position. For this purpose, as a professional sociologist, for start, I am sending you (and then all) a simple sociological questionnaire with 22 questions that require o­ne of three elementary answers: YES, NO, DO NOT KNOW (in the attachment). When you send me this completed questionnaire, I will be able to establish the moment/point/judgment in your thinking with which you start to get confused in the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir conflict. Please send me your completed application without delay. It will help you and us all. Thanks.

Friendly,

Leo Semashko

Russia

14-08-19

 

Dear Dr.LeoSemashko, Greetings from GHA India

Re: Gandhica - Kashmir. Peace Memorandum of two Governments

I cannot participate in Gandhica - Kashmir. Peace Project because I am

Indian , I believe o­nly in Peace not in conflicts & Violence.

GHA Mission is Peace from Harmony not from conflicts & Violence.

This project is conflicts between the two countries; I can o­nly

promote peace values.

This is the internal matter of two countries, no third country can

involve in this. In fact now this problem is already solved by India.

Russia, British & USA all have endorsed it. Therefore I can o­nly

participate in Peace projects other than this project.

Dr. Subhash Chandra

President & Chairman Board

13-08-19

 

Yes, that is true. I agree in totality with Cdr Bhushan. As written earlier, even President Putin has endorsed the stand of the Government of India.

So, GHA should not at all raise such objectionable issues. I presume no o­ne from India will say YES to this very POOR and ILL Thought GHA Kashmir.

Peace

Dr Sanjay Tewari

India

13-08-19

 

Greetings,

I give below some points extracted from the attached letter dated 09 Aug 2019 of British M.P. Bob Blackman to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, with respect to the recent (Aug 2019) Indian Parliaments passage of the J&K reorganization Bill:-

1-The constitutional changes equalize the rights of all its citizens

2-They promote prosperity, security and attracting inward investment

3-They are in synchronisation with UKs long-held position that Kashmir is strictly a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan

4-Unlike other countries in its neighbourhood, India has long-established tradition of respecting different faiths; and separation of Ladakh which has 70% Buddhist majority into a separate Union Territory shows respect and tolerance towards different traditions

5-Changes redress ethnic cleansing done (in 1990) at the hands of radical Islamists and militants through ordering Hindus (more than 300 thousands) to l

[19H13 09Aug19 British MP Bob Balckman's letter dt 9Aug19 to UK Prime Minister Boris-page 1 of 2.jpeg]

eave Kashmir, or convert to Islam or be killed.

Note: Besides the foregoing, as in the column at the url: https://www.easterneye.biz/bob-blackman-jammu-and-kashmir-is-an-integral-part-of-india-removal-of-article-370-correct/?fbclid=IwAR3lMU0fVnOP31OqjZtTaa4ByX6bG9fW8QKQtAuErk95T3rNn1_vq5zVvsg

Bob Blackman has stated that .I therefore welcome the decision of the UN Security Council that this is an internal matter for India.. and .some strands of UK Politics . which were hitherto anti-Semitic have now turned anti-India and anti-Hindu.

Thanks and regards

Cdr Bhushan Dewan

India

13-08-19

 

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,

13-08-19

 

I believe that undertaking a "Kashmir" project at this time is not useful, but we must keep our eyes open for useful actions as things develop. Kashmir is part of the break up the the British Empire, as areIsrael-Palestine, Burma, Sri Lanka all in 1947. Probably the end of Empire after the Second World War was necessary but too rapidly undertaken. However the French effort to retake control of IndoChina at the same time did not work out any better. There may be better ways of undertaking action o­n specific armed conflicts or acute tension areas. The Association of World Citizens proposes conflict resolution measures for some of the Middle East, North Africa conflics such as Sudan and Libya. Such proposals are in the mandate of the organization and so raises no hesitations o­n the part of members. Best wishes,

Rene Wadlow,

President, Association of World Citizens

France,

13-08-19

 

I totally endorse Cdr Bhushan's NO to proposed Kashmir-conciliation project.

Ashokchakravarthy Tholana

India

13-08-19

 

[1] NO to proposed Kashmir-conciliation project; [2] GHA must take up Soviet reparation to Afghanistan for armed invasion in 1979 & violent armed occupation for 9-years; [3] GHA must take up violence against life through a campaign against meat-eating

Dear Dr Leo,

1.This is to say my unconditional NO o­nce again to your unfortunate proposal titled "GHA 70th Gandhica-Kashmir Project" by regrettably giving it the label of a "...70-year-conflict". I hope GHA will abstain from taking up this project, as:-

a.Credibility of the organisation like GHA is more important than GHA taking up partisan, personal and untenable agendas.

b.And also undemocratic, unjust & unprecedented provisions whereby abstainers are equated with a YES-vote to any proposal, are unwarranted.

2.I hope, instead of proposing to meddle in constitution-sanctioned actions of a peace-loving and tolerant country like India, which has historically given shelter to all races and all religious minorities, including Zoroastrians, Jews, Muslims, Christians, even though Hindus have been, and continue to be, killed & prosecuted by Indias neighbors ( please see the drastic reduction of Hindu population in Pakistan from about 30% in 1947 to 7-8% now; and from 28% to 3-4% in Bangladesh now), recommend that GHA, instead, take up the following campaigns:-

a)Soviet reparation to Afghanistan for armed invasion in 1979 & violent armed occupation for almost 10-years, till 1989, or till 30-years-back

b)Against meat-eating as it is violence-against-life and violence against sustainable environment.

3.GHA SHOULD TAKE UP REPARATIONS TO AFGHANISTAN IN LIEU OF SOVIET-PERPETRATED KILLING AND OCCUPATION OF AFGHANISTAN TILL 30-YEARS-BACK, FROM 1979 TO 1989:- I request GHA takes up the case of reparations to Afghanistan o­n account of armed Soviet invasion o­n Afghanistan in 1979 followed by 9-year-long unwarranted Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, till 1989, [i.e. till just 30-years-back; not 70-years-back] . Please see the below quote from WIKIPEDIA:-

QUOTE

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Afghan_War )

Eventually the Soviet government, under leader Leonid Brezhnev, decided to deploy the 40th Army o­n December 24, 1979. Arriving in the capital Kabul, they staged a coup, killing president Amin and installing Soviet loyalist Babrak Karmal from a rival faction. The deployment had been variously called an "invasion" (by Western media and the rebels) or a legitimate supporting intervention (by the Soviet Union and the Afghan government) o­n the basis of the Brezhnev Doctrine.

UNQUOTE

4.GHA SHOULD TAKE UP CAMPAIGN AGAINST MEAT-EATING, AS IT IS NOT o­nLY VIOLENCE AGAINST LIFE BUT ALSO VIOLENCE AGAINST EARTH'S ENVIRONMENT:- Killing and eating an animal consumes 8-times the earth's vegetation and water than consuming a vegetarian diet. We all know that Gandhi ji's views are well-documented o­n this. Thanks

Cdr Bhushan Dewan

India

13-08-19

 

DEAR LEO

I'm agree with PresidentSubhash Chandra and Indian friends, we work for PEACE, NOT KASMIR PEACE MEMORANDUM of two GOVERNMENT

also yesterday RUSSIAN INSTITUTE OF CULTURE and SCIENCE invited me to next INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of JOURNALISM, for the first time in ROME o­n 5 September 2019, in this occasion I have pleasured to introduce GANDHICA new book into Russian Institute in ROME

theme: RUSSIA and EUROPA-journalism in modern era., naturally ITALIAN GOVERNMET is o­ne partner of this important project

my best congratulation to Gha President prof. SUBHASH CHANDRA for introduced a new book, this a way for increased cooperation and PEACE-EDUCATION

in CHINA there are PEACE UNIVERSITY under directly CHiNA GOVERNMENT, since 2004 I introduced in RUSSIAN-UNESCO CONGRESS in S.PETERSBURG University, relation about activity of China Peace University, press o­n UNESCO book

best wishes

Rosa Dalmiglio

Italy,

13-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo and all

Russia Backs India o­n Kashmir Issue

The changes related to article 370 are within the framework of the Indian Constitution, says Russian foreign ministry. And this is what President Putin says.

Kindly do not raise such issues. No o­ne from India will ever say YES to your project.

You have many other works to carry o­n Peace. Please concentrate there.

My reply is a categirical NO, rather NEVER. Please abstain.

Best

Dr Sanjay Tewari

GHA India

12-08-19

 

Dr.Leo

Gandhica - Kashmir. Peace Memorandum of two Governments

NO Please

We cannot participate in any such issues of Kashmir because we work

for PEACE o­nly.

Dr.Subhash Chandra

President & Chairman Board.

India

12-08-19



Yes, we should discuss the proposed project.

Dr. Larik

Pakistan

14-08-19


Yes

Umer Zia

Pakistan

12-08-19

 

NO.

Thx

Commander Bhushan Dewan

India

12-08-19

 

Yes

Umer Zia

Pakistan

12-08-19

 

YES, OK!

Guy CREQUIE

France

12-08-19

 

Dear Leo:

I say yes.
Best wishes, your Rudi from the House of Mir,

Prof. Rudolf Siebert,

USA

12-08-19

Gandhica - Kashmir. Peace Memorandum of two Governments

 

Dear GHA members, friends,

I am happy to propose for your discussion and approval by your YES or NO a new, GHA 70th Gandhica-Kashmir Project, the first, the defining part of which is presented in the attachment and here: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=899

An attempt to put together this inveterate, more than 70-year conflict with millions of facts and opinions at o­nce and in o­ne piece failed. A person begins to sink in details, in which I almost drowned. Here it is necessary to separate an infinitely many facts/opinions/details from the determining structural principle. It consists of o­ne fundamental condition - the goodwill of the parties to seek and work for peace instead of working for confrontation/war.

I tried to express a political summary of the goodwill of the two countries and their leaders in a joint Memorandum of 4 simple but decisive points confirming this will. If they have such goodwill, then everything else will become a matter of technics and time. Therefore, I singled it out in the first act. What do you think of it and its components? Are they necessary and sufficient to start a peaceful solution? Can they pull the parties out of more than 70 years of war/enmity? The question of the beginning of the peace process is the key to any conflict. Without it, no peace movement, no peace process is possible.

In 2-3 days I will send a detailed part of the project so that it can be discussed as a whole. This is Act 2. But it does not mean anything without Act 1. Therefore, let us first focus o­n the key condition, and then o­n the sum of the details.

On the website project page, all your responses are also published. They will be published further in view of the extreme importance and complexity of the project, as well as each opinion o­n it. The GHA has extensive experience working with similar projects, which is determined by our Charter, our peacemaking mission recorded in it (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=249). In the future, we will touch o­n this experience in more detail for comparison.
          Best wishes for peace from harmony/non-violence in Kashmir,
Dr. Leo Semashko,
12-08-19


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Congratulations for presentation of GANDHICA sir. It will be appreciated implementation of its application in Kashmir as suggested.

With regards,

Dr. Noor M larik,

Pakistan

12-08-19

 

*Eid Mubarak*

May this day bring peace, prosperity and happiness for you, for your family, for the Muslim Ummah and for the entire Mankind.

With Best Wishes

Waheed Ahmad

Advocate High Court

Human Rights Consultant

Chairman Child Rights Committee of Lahore Bar Association

Chairman International Peace & Harmony Forum of Lahore High Court Bar Association

(2019-20)

Pakistan

12-08-19

 

GANDHICA: The first presentation

 

Dear Subhashji, dear GHA members, friends,

We are happy to congratulate our President, Dr. Chandra and all the coauthors with the first presentation of our unique peacemaking Gandhica in Delhi, at the Russian Center of Science and Culture (http://ind.rs.gov.ru/%20%20/about), to its Director Mr. Fedor Rozovsky o­n August 9. This presentation photo (above) was published o­n the Home page of the GHA Peace from Harmony website: https://peacefromharmony.org/#GPS-world-presentations. Detailed Report of Dr. Chandra about this event is published here: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=689 . We highly appreciate and cordially thank him for the first, historical presentation of the book of fundamentally new (non-violent) manner of thinking (Einstein), which provides humanity in the 21st century with global peace and freedom from militarism and the threat of nuclear self-destruction.

As you know, we plan a wide program of the Gandhica presentations in different languages ​​until the end of this year, especially o­n International Peace Day o­n September 21, o­n Non-Violence Day o­n October 2 and others at the UN, UNESCO, International Forums of Interfaith Harmony in different countries and cities of the world etc. Many of you have expressed your desire to participate in them in that or other form. The requested copies of this book were sent to you at the beginning of August, so you will soon receive them and find your own forms of presentation, first of all, in educational institutions, from students in whom the future fate of non-violence depends. Please report all the events of this presentation along with your photos: all this information will be published o­n our website.

Today, later, I will send you for discussion a draft of the GHA new peacemaking project "Gandhica - Kashmir" with its first real application.

Best wishes for peace from harmony / non-violence,

Dr. Leo Semashko,

12-08-19

 

Dear Leo. Get well soon. We are with you and will look for your recovery. Thank you.

Maitreyee Bardhan Roy

India

10-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo,

Once again best wishes for a speedy recovery.

In case you are working o­n "my "draft of the peacemaking project for the Kashmir conflict"

Request peruse the following, some of which you may be knowing already, in any case:-

1] extract from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinduism_in_Pakistan

[a]Declining overall share of Hinduism in Pakistan

Year

Percentage (%)

1901

40.00

1911

39.00

1921

37.90

1931

36.50

1941

35.60

1951

31.85

1961

21.60

1971

19.00

1981

17.20

1991

14.10

2001

05.35

2011

02.57

Current

01.6

Source: Census of India 19011941, Census of West Pakistan 19511961, UN Census 19742011, India Bureau of Statistics estimate 2015[citation needed]

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[b] At the time of Pakistan's creation the 'hostage theory' had been espoused. According to this theory the Hindu minority in Pakistan was to be given a fair deal in Pakistan in order to ensure the protection of the Muslim minority in India.[35][36] However, Khawaja Nazimuddin, the 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan stated: "I do not agree that religion is a private affair of the individual nor do I agree that in an Islamic state every citizen has identical rights, no matter what his caste, creed or faith be".[37]

2]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exodus_of_Kashmiri_Hindus

[a] The Hindus of the Kashmir Valley, were forced to flee the Kashmir valley as a result of being targeted by JKLF and Islamist insurgents during late 1989 and early 1990.[4][5] Of the approximately 300,000[6][7][8] to 600,000[9][10]Hindus living in the Kashmir Valley in 1990 o­nly 2,0003,000 remain there in 2016.[11]

According to the Indian government, more than 62,000 families are registered as Kashmiri refugees including some Sikh families.[12] Most families were resettled in Jammu, National Capital Region surrounding Delhi and other neighbouring states.[13]

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[b] The militancy in Kashmir had increased after the exodus. The militants had targeted the properties of Kashmiri Pandits after their exodus.[82][83] In 2009 Oregon Legislative Assembly passed a resolution to recognise 14 September 2007, as Martyrs Day to acknowledge ethnic cleansing and campaigns of terror inflicted o­n non-Muslim minorities of Jammu and Kashmir by militant seeking to establish an Islamic state.[84]

3] When the illegal-occupiers British left India in 1947, and as per the terms then prevailing, and through an Instrument of Accession,signed in 1947 by the then King Hari Singh, the then king of Jammu and kashmir, to accede to Indian Republic, then, how come Pakistani invaders occupied a huge chunk of Jammu and Kashmir land, which is since called POK= Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, and since then Pakistan is fuelling & funding Islam-based-insurgency among the Muslims in Kashmir valley to forcibly & illegally capture eventhe portion of Jammu and Kashmir since 1947 in actual control of India. Every country has a right of self-defence in the face of an armed assault o­n its sovereignty and to undo the forceful occupation of invaders [Pakistanis, in this case, since 1947].

Note - I don't want to make this copy to all, because, then it gives credence to the so-called project of Indo-pak conflict mediation thru GHA. Please note that it's India, which, in 1971-72 [ a war which I also served in], returned back to Pakistan, without any conditions or sanctions, their 90,000 Pakistani soldiers who were taken by Indian Forces, as POWs= Prisoners of War, during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. And even in 1965 Indo-pak war sprung surreptitiously upon India by Pakistan entering from the Kutch-region [ part of Gujarat province ]of India, Indian forces beat the Pak-military attack, in the bargain capturing considerable Pak territory, almost upto Lahore, Aa major city of Pakistan; but still India, as a goodwill-gesture returned all those territories back to Pakistan at the behest of USSR-mediated post-war negotiations held in Tashkent.

Even UN as a matter of policy does not venture into domestic affairs of any country, and Article 370 and its resultant fallout is indeed peaceful, and in the best interest of the common man in Jammu and Kashmir [ J&K] , but of course, the separatist politicians of J&K, don't want the issue to be resolved as their money -- both from Indian state, in the form of Development funds, and from Pakistan, in the form of illegal & underhand funds to ferment terrorism in J&K--- as well as their importance will diminish.

Thx n regds

Cdr Prof Bhushan Dewan

India

09-08-19

 

Dear Colleagues,

I am sick and prepare, as far as I can, my answer in the form of my draft of the peacemaking project for the Kashmir conflict.

Could you kindly wait for my recovery and completion of my draft?

Thanks for your courtesy.

Regards,

Leo

09-08-19

 

Greetings of the day,

Sharing my trailing REMINDER mail of today/09 Aug 19 with all the esteemed colleagues, as by oversight, I omittedto cc that to all of us.

Thx n regards

Cdr Prof Bhushan Dewan

India

09-08-19

 

REMINDER

To,

Dr Leo

Hon. President- GHA

Dear Dr Leo,

Refer to my trailing mail of 07 Aug 19 o­n the above subject.

Would appreciate your revert o­n point A and B in the mail.

Till this revert from our esteemed President, may I request all members to withhold their inputs/views/interactions o­n the matter of Jammu and Kashmir developments.

Humbly submit and request that we don't articulate our positions or counter responses to someone else's positions, as else it is unwittingly going to keep the discussion alive o­n the issue, which must be avoided till an authentic guidance is received from the GHA Hon. President, o­n the process of how GHA is going to pick and choose issues for GHA's participation. A process-based working is important for the integrity and sustainability of a noted International body like GHA.

Thanks and regards,

Cdr Prof Bhushan Dewan

Chair-GC Committee, GHA

India

09-08-19

 

Dear Dr Leo

I take it as personal hurt and humiliated that this Person Mr.Umer Zia who is with a set of Ideas imposed from Jihadiin My Sense is sending Me Mail No other person from Pakistan is behaving like him? We respect them as other Members.

I have already informed that please delete me and do whatever you want I dont care but dont sending me mail has issues as we are respectable peace loving people with political responsibility it can hamper our life and career.

Before ending the Mail I want to put the fact first.

Kashmir is Area wise 15.73% with Sunni Muslim Population of6,907,622Hindus Buddhist are driven out with ethnic cleansing and religious bigotry.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exodus_of_Kashmiri_Hindus

Jammu is Area wise 25.93% with Hindu Sikhs Muslim Jains Buddhist Populationof 5,350,811it is peaceful no issues.

Ladakh is Area wise 58.33% it has Buddhist Majority and Shia muslims no issues and peaceful.

In Jammu and Ladakh their is no problem and Ladakh Welcomed Union Territory Status.

India wants Multi culture Multi ethnicity in it where we find peace and love.

Pakistan and State sponsored Terrorism in KASHMIRFew Leaders who are separatists want separatism in Kashmir just because it is Muslim Majority with Sharia and ISIS Al Qaeda Taliban Trained ISI Modules.

So our question is just because in Few Provinces Hindus are majority and in North East Christians are majority if we go o­n dividing then Nation is not their. Kashmir is Historically India Provience where Shaiva Siddantha to Sharada Peet is their.

What we are doing more in Kashmir is we have started IIT's IIMS, Infrastructure Private Investments JOBS, DEVELOPMENT MODELS AND BROUGHT THEM TO MAINSTREAM? Majority of Muslims common people support India o­nly few terroristswho are trained by ISI Pakistan want different.

Kashmir Muslim area is alsopart of India see the PPT.

I tell your personally from India in this group we are having some of the distinguished people who are former VC's Defence Personnel and esteemed people any members act should not disturb their good office and work

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan_and_state-sponsored_terrorism

See My Own Article in

https://www.organiser.org/Encyc/2019/3/6/A-Regional-Security-Menace.html

Thanks and Regards

T.S.Chandrashekar M.AM.PhiL/(PhD SNU South Korea)

TV Panelist/Spokesman BJP Media Cell Karnataka,

India

09-08-19

 

Hi,

Everyone please watch the clip o­n #kashmir.

This is why it is important to make a GHA forum o­n #kashmir

https://www.facebook.com/894470331/posts/10161981269640332/

Umer Zia

09-08-19

 

In word, deed and spirit, I whole heartedly support, Commander Bhushan Devan

Ashokchakravarthy Tholana

India

07-08-19

 

Dr. Leo, Founder (2005) & Honorary President (2016), Global Harmony Association (GHA)

Dr. Pravat Dhal,Cdr Bhushan Dewan, Brig. Kartar Singh, Sanjay Tewari, Ravi Bhatiaand all Peace Leaders

Greetings from India

GHA's Kashmir-conciliation project

GHA is focused o­n Peace from Harmony Culture of Peace , Love & Compassion not o­n Culture of Violence & hate. GHA objective is "Harmony throughdialogue, Respect & Cooperationamong different religions.

Therefore, we do not accept & Support this Kashmir-conciliation project from India.

Dr. Subhash Chandra, Conference Director

President & Chairman Board GHA Global Harmony Association, India

GHA Ambassador of Peace and Disarmament

Email: schandra101@gmail.com

07-08-19

 

Greetings,

On the subject of proposed GHA's Kashmir-conciliation project.

I would like to register my strong recommendation to GHA that we don't venture into this proposed 'GHA conciliation project o­n Kashmir'. I sincerely hope that GHA will heed this recommendation.

CONCLUSION:

A) Would await your response by return mail,so that i know where we as GHA stand vis-a-vis the alignment of this recommendation.

B) Besides, would also appreciate your revert o­n a slightly larger issue, as follows:-

Which clause of GHA's Articles of Association/or,say,GHA Constitution--- if there's o­ne such Guiding document,by this or any other name-- specifies as to GHA, as a matter of policy, will engage or not engage with which all global issues,bilateral issues, or any issues of violence/potential violence in any foreign country, and what will be the process to determine this.

Thanks and regards,

Commander Bhushan Dewan(retd)

India

07-08-19

 

Proposed GHA's Kashmir-conciliation project is totally untenable

Dear Dr Leo...

And particularly to all my GHA India Friends( Dr Subhash, Dr Markandey, Dr Pathak, Dr Pravat, Brig Kartar, Dr Ravi Bhatia, Dr Chandrashekhar, Cdr Bhushan...All from GHA India)

Greetings!!!

I strongly, and very justifiably oppose Dr Leo's statement "Umers remarkable proposal to create the GHA conciliation project o­n Kashmir".

I beg to differ. The Kashmir issue stands resolved after passing in both the Houses of the Parliament of the biggest democracy of the globe. So, there stands NO dispute at all, and thus NO NEED for creating a project over this issue. How does Dr Leo find anything remarkable, is o­ne big issue to be pondered over?

As for my Indian friends, kindly take a note please. Any involvement in such type of an ill designed project will in all possibilities be treated as an illegal and anti national act, taking into consideration that the bill of Jammu Kashmir Ladakh is now Law. We may be legally prosecuted, in such a scenario.

So, my request, kindly do not give an ear to any such rhetoric proposal.

Best regards

Dr Sanjay Tewari

India

07-08-19

My Dear Dr Leo, Dr Subhash, Dr Pathak and all Peace loving friends at the GHA,

Greetings.

Today India passes the abolition of the controversial Section 370, which was an impediment towards the development and peace for our loving brothers and Sisters of Jammu and Kashmir. Our friends in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh will now get justice.

Thanks to the daring decision of our Hon'ble Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi Ji. Kudos to him!!

Dear Dr Leo, I object to your statement religious antagonism of Islam and Hinduism in this region of India.

Hinduism has been a religion of tolerance, and a way of life, for more than 5000 years now. This is the reason that India is home to various rel8gions, castes and creed.

I hope you understand that Hinduism and Hindus are not at all fanatic.

Regards

Sanjay Tewari, PhD

Managing Committee Member

Indian Sociological Society,

Secy General GHA India

06-08-19

 

Instead of hatred/enmity in the GHA there can be o­nly peace/harmony in any matter

 

Dear members of the GHATWO departments:

GHA-Pakistan (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=847) and

GHA-India (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=481),

The GHA members of other departments regretfully watch your hostile statements against each other o­n the GHA - GLOBAL HARMONY ASSOCIATION (since 2005) platform, whose mission is PEACE from HARMONY and NOT HARM/WAR AND HATE FROM ANY NATIONAL OR RELIGIOUS REASONS. They have been killed Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 and continue to this day. This conflict does not do honor any of the parties, not a single GHA member taking part in it o­n any o­ne side. GHA CAN'T and WILL NOT be participate in this hostility / hatred, WILL NOT support or condemn any of them. This is not our atmosphere; this is the atmosphere of militarists. We can o­nLY SEEK the path of COMPROMISE/PEACE/HARMONY/LOVE/JUSTICE/ GANDHIAN TRUTH.

Are there true peacemakers from harmony among the members of the two warring branches of the GHA? If they exist and are able to publicly declare this, let us unite in the joint GHA GANDIAN COMMISSION OF KASHMIR RECONCILIATION (GCKR as part of the GHA Gandhi Committee, its second module Interfaith Harmony (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=853).

Who is not able to go to peace, harmony and consent through this peace-loving way, let him free us from his strivings alien to us to incite hostility and hatred. If they do not heed this demand, we should simply boycott this "GHA WAR PARTY" and the opinions, statements and petitions of their HAWKS, as militaristic, excluding peace/harmony. Let us create this Commission to seek a compromise of Kashmirs peace/harmony/non-violence and overcome its historical conflict rooted in the religious antagonism of Islam and Hinduism in this region of India. Let us find the truth of peace/harmony in it, instead of inciting hostility/hatred. To the greatest extent possible this reconciliation will be promoted by our planned Spiritual Interfaith Gandhian Harmony/Non-Violence Forums o­n September 21 and October 2 in India (Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta) and in Russia (https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=863). This is for a start. Those who resist them, are silent and inactive in them that he/she betrays this path of peace/harmony and actually encourages hostility/hatred. Conflicts of hatred is the flip side of the indifference, inaction and silence of peace, its people. This is a long-known truth, confirmed by Kashmir again.

As for those who do not want to participate in the search for interfaith peace/harmony, who ask to exclude them from this project for any reason, as Japanese Buddhists and others do, we exclude them from it. We ask each member of our network to exclude their names from your responses. (Note, I have excluded them from MY email now, so I ask you to answer to my this email.) This will be honest, fair and ensure the rights of all parties.

Summary: WHO WANTS TO ENTER INTO THE GHA GCKR? = GANDIAN COMMISSION FOR KASHMIR RECONCILIATION? Please, announce himself to all so that everyone knew about it and that we can begin our work in the implementation of the Gandhian Testament in Gandhi World Year 2019 o­n the eve of its 150th anniversary. We will find this peaceful compromise Gandhian decision of Kashmir. We have no doubt about this with our good will and our unique non-violent thinking in our unprecedented interfaith harmonious Gandhica in honor of Gandhi: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=848. To whom this honor is exorbitant and inaccessible - it is not our fault. Here - "to each his own."

Last thing. I can not free myself from intuition and the perception that this conflict of the two branches in the GHA is systematically fanned and generously financed by those who benefit from it, who want to discredit/denigrate with fakes the GHA, its deep peacefulness, its unprecedented peacekeeping Gandhica and everything related to it. It is not hard to guess who benefits from this, who needs war/death to get rich o­n them. But I have no facts about this, so I will not name its initiators so not to be mistaken in my accusations... Time will show them.

Best wishes for peace from harmony/nonviolence.

Dr. Leo Semashko,

GHA Honorary President,

06-08-19

 

I suggest GHA should start another project regarding Kashmir issue.

Umer Zia

Pakistan

06-08-19

 

You always talk about peace and harmony, while your country is involved in killing humanity throughout Kashmir and you say it is political issue. Pakistan don't like live in such group. We hate such activities based o­n committing crimes and involved in terrorists activities.

Zia ul Islam

Pakistan

06-08-19

 

Mr.Umer,

Please do not send me any such mail. GHA is a Peace platform. Let peace prevailed in the Kashmir!

Pravat Kumar Dhal

M.U., Bodhgaya

India,

06-08-19

 

I support the request by Subhash and Surendra

María Cristina Azcona

Argentina

06-08-19

 

Mr.Umer,

Please don't send me any mail. Remove me from mailing list.

Dr. Subhash Chandra

India,

06-08-19

 

GHA is focused in Harmony through dialogue among different religions and /or groups.

There are rules about. Respect

María Cristina Azcona

GHA

Vice-president,

Argentina

06-08-19

 

What you are talking about? To kill the humanity is a political issue; no it is terrorism and a crime. We a shame o­n all of you. You are asking to expel from the group Pakistan has already decided to leave this group, which favour the POWERS killing humanity. Go to the hell.

Zia ul Islam

Pakistan

06-08-19

 

Shame Shame o­n peace forum spreading Hatred by Jihadi Umer Zia Re: Save Kashmir petition.

Dear All,

Good Morning.

Who is this Umer Zia and why he has sent this mail

"just signed the petition "Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: URGENT PETITION o­n THE UN KASHMIR REPORT" and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name. Our goal is to reach 150,000 signatures and we need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here: http://chng.it/7vzhSWzsSZUmer Zia+92-313-5275277"

He does not have basic common sense this Forum is for Peace which we are associated since a decade though we do not contribute we follow all the activities going o­n.

First Remove this Person from this Group as from India we have some of the most distinguished Professors Defense Personnel in the group.

Dont encourage this type of Jihadi Elements and cross border terrorists shame o­n him.

Thanks and Regards

T.S.Chandrashekar M.AM.PhiL/(PhD SNU South Korea)

TV Panelist/Spokesman BJP Media Cell Karnataka, India

06-08-19

 

I agree with Sanjay Tiwari. GHA is not a political Forum.

Please don't do this here in this platform.

Surendra Pathak

India

06-08-19

 

Hi All

Mr Umer Zia, kindly do not do all this here please. I suppose you are from Pakistan. Kindly donot put in these mailers. Thanks

Dr Sanjay Tewari

Secy Gen GHA India

06-08-19

 

Hey,

I just signed the petition "Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: URGENT PETITION o­n THE UN KASHMIR REPORT" and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name.

Our goal is to reach 150,000 signatures and we need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here: http://chng.it/7vzhSWzsSZ

Umer Zia

Pakistan

06-08-19

 

Dear Dr. Leo,

I hope you would not mind it that in the present situation of Indian Terrorism in Occupied Jammu & Kashmir, we withdraw the Participation of Pakistan in this so-called peacemaking Gandhi publication. India is against peace as well as harmony.So, we again withdraw the paper from Pakistan protesting against anti-peace terrorist activities by the government of India.

If you think in-depth as a human being you will definitely agree with our opinion.

With best regards

Zia-ul-Islam

Pakistan

06-08-19

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