London: Baloch activists protest against human rights violations in Balochistan

Monday, May 18th, 2015 03:41 pm

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A large number of Baloch activists and supporters of Balochistan from other nations gathered opposite the residence of UK’s re-elected Prime Minister on Sunday to protest against ongoing human rights violations in Balochistan and demanded removal of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons.

The protest was part of Baloch International Anti-nuclear Campaign which started on 19 April from Dusseldorf city of Germany.

Baloch pro-freedom leader Hyrbyair Marri and his likeminded friends had announced the campaign to expose the dangers of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons to world community.

The protester were carrying flags of Balochistan and placard inscribed with anti-nuclear slogans and demands to end human rights violations in Balochistan.

Baloch activist Dr Shahzavar said, “We are protesting today against the ongoing state atrocities in Balochistan and against the testing the nuclear weapons in Balochistan in 1948.

“There has been drastic effects of those nuclear weapons on local Baloch populations and people are suffering from mysterious diseases which we believe are caused by nuclear radioactivity.”

Baloch activists from Western and Eastern occupied Balochistan took part in demonstration to record their protest against Pakistani state atrocities in Balochistan including the testing of nuclear weapons on Baloch soil without the consent of Baloch people.

Activists from Al-Ahwaz, South Azerbaijan and Nations without States also joined the protesters to show their support and solidarity Baloch people.

Abdullah Baloch said that the number of Pakistan’s nuclear warhead was on rise and if the world community failed to stop Pakistan from developing more nuclear weapons, it will become a great danger for world peace.

“The extremist are trying to get their hands on Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and before they do so, the world must make sure Pakistan’s nuclear weapons in safe hands.

“At present Pakistan has 120 nuclear warheads but this number could double or even triple in coming years. We appeal the world to stop supporting Pakistan,” he said.

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