Balochistan: 592 Bodies Recovered In Volatile Province

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

12th September 2013   According to documents obtained by Dawn.com, police and other law enforcers have found 592 bullet-riddled bodies since 2010 to September 2013. The documents indicate an increase in recovery of mutilated bodies during the current year [2013] in different volatile parts of Balochistan province, the least developed of the country. Most of the [...]

Balochistan: Pakistan Urged To Ratify Convention On Enforced Disappearances

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

5th September 2013 The call comes ahead of the third annual United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, which falls today [August 2013]. "Ratifying the convention against disappearances is a key test for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's new government," said Ali Dayan Hasan, Pakistan director at the Human Rights Watch. "The government would [...]

Remembering the missing Baloch on the International Day of enforced Disappeared

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

1st September 2013 The International Day of the Disappeared on August 30 is an annual commemoration designated to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives and/or legal representatives. On this day, the International community remembers the missing and disappeared people throughout the world. The day [...]

Two killed in Chaman railway station blast

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

22nd August 2013 QUETTA: A powerful bomb blast claimed the lives of two persons and injured 15 others, some of them seriously, at the Chaman Railway Station on Wednesday. The bomb was detonated inside the railway station when the Quetta-bound Chaman passenger train was ready to depart at at around 2:50pm. The thud of the explosion [...]

Rocket Attack on Jaffar Express Leaves Two Dead

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

16th August 2013 QUETTA: Unknown miscreants attacked Punjab bound Jaffar Express with rockets in Kulpur area of Baluchistan. Two persons onboard lost his life while 10 others sustained critical injuries. Personnel from law enforcement and other agencies reached the site only after attackers fled the scene unchallenged. Police is hunting for the suspects in this regard. [...]

Pakistan army atrocities in Balochistan and silence of International Community

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

14th August 2013 A video footage, presumably captured from a smartphone, emerged on social media exposing the brutalities of Pakistan military against Baloch people in Mashkay Balochistan. In the footage one can clearly see that Pakistan military personnel are burning Baloch houses whereas Baloch women and children beg them to stop burning their houses as they [...]

Terror Visits Mastung Yet Again

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

7th August, 2013 Mastung: In a very unfortunate incident a bomb planted outside a shopping mall went off in Mastung area of Baluchistan today. Explosion reportedly killed two children and one woman who came there for shopping just a day ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr festival. Nearly a dozen has been wounded in the blast as well. Baluchistan [...]

HRCP fact-finding mission says human rights continue unabated in Balochistan

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

25th June 2013 Quetta - The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Tuesday made startling revelations about the deteriorating human rights crisis prevailing in Balochistan. According to a report compiled by a fact-finding mission headed by renowned human rights activist Asma Jahangir, nationalist insurgency had escalated since the tragic assassination of Nawab Akbar Bugti and acts of [...]

Baluchistan: No End to Military Atrocities

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

18th June 2013 The Baloch people continue to face the brunt of a full-fledged military campaign by the Pakistan military while the international community seemed unmoved by the atrocities, says Noordin Mengal, a Baloch representative at the UN Human Rights Council who has highlighted human rights issues at international forums. Speaking at a conference held alongside [...]

Pakistan state’s abduction, kill & dump policy continues in Balochistan, 3 more mutilated bullet riddled bodies found

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

  BALOCHISTAN – May 24: Pakistani occupied forces continue their “killed and dump” policy in Balochistan. Today another mutilated body of Baloch missing persons was found in Gomazi area after the massive military operation in Gomazi and Malant of Tump Tehsil in Kech district. According to detail, after the military operation in Gomazi and Malant a bullet-riddled and [...]

Balochistan: Teachers Working For Elections Threatened

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

29th April 2013 After receiving the threats, 18,461 teachers from the 11 districts were advised to refrain from participating in the polls. GTA Secretary General Qasim Khan told The Express Tribune that a meeting of members from 30 districts reviewed the security situation and decided not to put the lives of teachers at stake. Teachers from [...]

Balochistan: Thousands Still Await Relief Efforts

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

18th April 2013 Thousands of people, including women and children, are awaiting relief out in the simmering heat of Balochistan’s border town of Mashkel. The remote village was badly affected Tuesday by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Iran, which sent tremors across the border and saw most of its mud houses and shops destroyed. Forty [...]