11 dead as bomb explodes in passenger bus in Southwestern Balochistan

By | October 20th, 2015|Categories: Recent News|

11 people died including two children and 22 were injured when a bomb exploded in a passenger bus in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. The explosion took place at a bus terminal in Dukani Baba Chowk area on the main Saryab Road, rescue officials said. The explosion took place just as the vehicle was due to leave a [...]

19 killed in Baluchistan as two gun men open fire in a passenger bus

By | May 30th, 2015|Categories: Recent News|

Unidentified gunmen attacked a passenger bus travelling towards Karachi from West Pakistan. The buses were en route to Karachi late on Friday when they were attacked in Mastung district, deputy district commissioner Akbar Harifal said. Security forces rescued five passengers after an exchange of fire, he said. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. [...]

Written Declaration on the 11th of August 2014 on the occasion of Baluchistan Independence Day: Baluch Leaders Demand Baluchistan’s Independence

By | August 26th, 2014|Categories: Articles, Demonstrations and Protests, Events, Recent News|

Written Declaration on the 11th of August 2014 on the occasion of Baluchistan Independence Day: Baluch Leaders Demand Baluchistan’s Independence 1.     Due to the oppressive policies followed by successive Pakistani regimes, intense human rights abuses have taken part in the Baluchistan region.  Pakistan has occupied Baluchistan and expanded injustices against the Baluch people, in addition to [...]

Rights violations, mass killings in Baluchistan discussed at UNHRC in Geneva

By | March 14th, 2014|Categories: Events, Recent News|

Human rights activists, political leaders, Baluch nationalists and students from various parts of the world gathered in Geneva on March 10 to raise the issue of human rights violations in Pakistan's province of Baluchistan.  The event titled "Human Rights, Regional Security and Perspectives for Baluchistan and Pakistan Post-2014" was held at Palace of Nations, Geneva on the [...]

Peaceful Demonstration in Geneva for Peace and Tranquility in Baluchistan on 10th March 2014

By | March 12th, 2014|Categories: Demonstrations and Protests, Events, Picture Gallery, Recent News|

                                           

Silent Demonstration outside UN headquarters, Geneva on 5th March 2014

By | March 12th, 2014|Categories: Demonstrations and Protests, Picture Gallery, Recent News|

               

Iran’s IRGC launches hostage rescue operation, kills several armed thugs

By | December 12th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

Unknown group of armed people took two people as hostages in Iran's south eastern Sistan and Baluchistan Province yesterday night, Mehr news agency reported on Dec. 10. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) released the hostages today morning, by launching a special rescue operation, according to the public relation departments of the Quds headquarters of the [...]

Takfiri terrorists shot martyred a Shia mechanic and his Sunni comrade in Quetta

By | November 7th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

30th October 2013 QUETTA, Pakistan (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Takfiri terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba shot martyred a Shia mechanic and his Sunni comrade in Quetta, provincial capital of Baluchistan province, on Tuesday. Ghulam Nabi son of Mohammad Kareem, 55, and his comrade a Sunni Baloch Muslim, were ambushed on Double Road area of Quetta. The takfiri [...]

Gunmen kill 7 people in restive southwest Pakistan

By | November 7th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

29th October 2013 QUETTA, PAKISTAN — A Pakistani official says gunmen have killed a pro-government tribal elder and six members of his family in southwest Pakistan. Abdul Jabbar says the incident took place on Tuesday in Loti village in Baluchistan province. The assailants shot to death the elder, Dhara Khan, along with two other men, two [...]

Jaffar Express struck by explosion; seven killed

By | November 7th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

21st October 2013 DERA MURAD JAMALI:     At least seven persons were killed and 16 injured when a passenger train was struck by a bomb explosion in Balochistan's Naseerabad district on Monday, police said. Asad Gilani, the Home Secretary Balochistan told Dawn.com militants targeted Jaffar Express using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Notal area of [...]

PRESS RELEASE – 16th October 2013

By | October 19th, 2013|Categories: Recent News|

Parliamentarians gather to express solidarity with oppressed citizens of Baluchistan   16th October 2013, Brussels, European Parliament Legislators from around the globe gathered at the European Parliament at Brussels, Belgium this week to denounce the Pakistani government's kill-and-dump policy in Baluchistan and to express their support for democracy, human rights and the rule of law in [...]

Pakistan blocking foreign aid to quake-devastated Baluchistan, where 100,000 are homeless

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

8th October   KARACHI, Pakistan —The Pakistani government is blocking international aid agencies from working in parts of Baluchistan after the province was devastated two weeks ago by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. A second quake hit the same area just days later, only adding to the damage. Foreign relief workers have repeatedly sought permission from the government to assist [...]

8,648 HRs violations in 21 months

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

30th September 2013   Islamabad—A total of 8,648 human rights violation incidents have been recorded in the country by the Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights from January, 2012 to September, 15, 2013, says a document of the Ministry, placed in Parliament House. According to the document, a total of 239 human rights violations have [...]

Baloch sufferings at their peak

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

20th September 2013 Geneva: The worsening situation in Balochistan should be of grave concern for the world as the ripple effects of the crisis will be detrimental to the future of the wider region and world, says Noordin Mengal, a Baloch representative at the UN Human Rights Council who has highlighted human rights issues at international [...]

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 [...]