The other side of the story

The Baloch Refugees

FatehBaloch2 Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 03:11 pm 362 Reads

Report by Fateh Jan Baloch

Every year hundreds of thousands of people flee their home countries in search of safe and peaceful places in other countries whereas thousands die on their way trying to reach safety while the same number of people are still left stranded in the streets and cities whereas they live empty stomach and homeless.

Balochistan is also part of this global village which has been ravaged by extreme violence since …

Iran meddling in Baloch freedom Movement

BalochistanMap Friday, December 15th, 2017 02:19 pm 419 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

After series of interferences in the Middle East, now Iran has opted the policy of diluting the Baloch struggle for an independent homeland through her notorious ‘proxy war’ doctrine. The most recent development was witnessed after the Kurdistan referendum, where Iranian revolutionary guards backed Iraqi forces in their attempt to sabotage the demand of Kurdish people for an independent state. Thus, Iran has opted the policy of brutal use of force against the Kurds because the Iranian regime is afraid of any upheaval from the people of Iranian …

Greatness is our weakness

Nohan Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 10:10 pm 334 Reads

By Nohan Zainudini

Throughout Kurdistan, the Kurds march in systematic unity, every soldier an essential cog in a large machine. In Israel, the Jew submits himself and his religious affiliations to the state, ensuring the survival of his ethnicity in the face of terrorism. In Balochistan, the Baloch stands independent in the middle of the desert, accompanied only by his sword and camel. This steadfastness is what earned the British Baloch infantry their reputation during the Battles of Ypres in World War 1.[1]

This strength is a characteristic which has …

THE LEGACY OF NOVEMBER 13 IN BALOCH HISTORY

13NovBalochMartyrsDay Thursday, November 9th, 2017 12:14 am 438 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

The reign of Mehrab Khan was one of a long struggle with his chiefs. He became dependent on men of the stamp of Mullah Muhammad Hassan and Sayyid Muhammad Sharif by whose treachery at beginning of first Afghan war Sir William Macnaghten and sir Alexander Burn were deceived into thinking that Mehrab Khan was a traitor to the British. It was alleged that he had induced the tribes to oppose the advance of British army through the Bolan Pass, and that finally when Sir Alexander Burnes was returning …

13 November:  Baloch Martyrs’ Day

Shahmeeren_Balochani_Ruch Monday, October 23rd, 2017 10:51 pm 549 Reads

By Saeed Baloch

Martyrs’ day is an annual day which is observed by nations to remember the martyrdom of soldiers and freedom fighters who lost their lives defending their motherlands. The actual date may vary from one country to another. In Afghanistan, Martyrs’ day is observed on 8th of September, it commemorates all those who died for Afghanistan, in Azerbaijan Martyrs’ day is marked on January 20, in memory of those who were killed in the Black January and 16 September Martyrs’ Day remembers the Libyans who were killed and exiled …

INVINCIBLE BALOCH NATION; DESOLATE PAKISTAN AND IRAN

Balochistan Monday, August 28th, 2017 10:37 am 490 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

Before 1839, the unjust demarcation of Balochistan in predominant three regions Balochistan in Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, the Baloch land actual possession in term of geography is stretched up to 528975 square kilometers. The Baloch nation which shares a similar culture, norms, ethos, and folklores in all three parts of occupied Balochistan and it shares seashores of up to 1046 Kilometres which connects the Baloch land to the Arabian Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean. The total population of the Baloch nation is approximately 15.932 million …

The failure of cashbox diplomacy and anti-American sentiments in Pakistan

pakistani_generals_taliban_haqqani_connections Thursday, August 24th, 2017 05:25 pm 335 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

On August 22, President Trump asked for Pakistan’s commitment and promises on the war on terror, by highlighting the American efforts of pouring billions of Dollars to Pakistan in the name of the fight against global terrorism. These commitments and promises were the funds that Pakistan received from America’s annual defence budget on the war on terror or in shape of Kerry-Lugar bill. Mr Trump courageously accepted that Americans faced frequent failures, despite their utmost efforts to combat Afghan war.

It seems from Trump’s speech on Afghan/south Asia policy …

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Editorials

The Collective Punishment in Balochistan...

gomazi_malant_operation-n5Saturday, December 16th, 2017 10:45 am

“No protected person may be punished for an offence he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and likewise all measures of intimidation or of terrorism are prohibited. Pillage…

Baloch Martyrs Day...

Nado4Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 02:33 am

The Baloch nation at home and abroad observes on 13 November of every year as the National Remembrance Day (Baloch Martyrs Day) to commemorate the struggle and sacrifice of Khan…

The QDA land grabbing mafia brutalities in New Kahan...

QDA2Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 10:11 am

The Pakistan army, representatives of Pakistan at Balochistan assembly and the QDA (Quetta Development Authorities) mafia headed by GD Imran Zarkoon and wing commander Pakistan FC Usman have started demolishing…

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