The other side of the story

When will UN take notice of Baloch genocide?

stop-genocide Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 03:12 pm GMT +1

By: Adil Baloch

Balochistan, March 21, 2017: United Nations has passed hundreds of resolutions against the only democratic state in Middle East, Israel for committing ‘brutalities’ against Palestine, it passed resolution 106 against Israel for an attack on Egyptian forces in the Gaza strip in 1955 whereas, in December 1968 UN Security Council passed resolution 262 condemning Israel for an attack on Beirut International Airport. Israel had attacked Beirut Airport in response to an attack on the Israeli Airliner El Al Flight 253 two days earlier by the Lebanon-based Palestinian militant organisation …

Baloch genocide and silence of UN

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By Saeed Baloch

On August 11, 1947, the British acceded control of Baluchistan to the ruler of Baluchistan, Mir Ahmad Yar Khan the then Khan of Kalat. The Khan immediately declared the independence of Baluchistan, and Mohammad Ali Jinnah (the representative of Pakistan) signed the proclamation of Baluchistan’s sovereignty under the Khan in presence of a representative of Crown – British government.

The New York Times reported on August 12, 1947: “Under the agreement, Pakistan recognises Kalat as an independent sovereign state with a status different from that of the Indian States. …

Balochistan’s George Washington

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By Shahid Baloch

George Washington was a slaveholder in the USA, who had hundreds of slaves in Mount Vernon, where the African American were slaves of the white Americans and slavery was a business at that time in America. When George Washington became the leader of American independence movement. He scrupulously adopted a policy of ending the slavery. The patriotic freedom fighters who were demanding independence from Britain’s occupation had introduced new charter which assured of prohibiting the slavery.

However, they could not openly dare to say anything against slavery because George …

The true son of soil Suleiman Alias Ali Baloch

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By Kahaan Baloch

I have never met our great freedom fighter, Suleiman Alias Ali Baloch who embraced martyrdom in the mountains of Kalat, Nemurgh when he encountered occupying Pakistan army’s death squads.

The Baloch Liberation Army issued a statement acknowledging his outstanding role in the organization while his close friends in his obituary wrote about his struggle and dedication to freedom movement and described him as a hardworking and honest Sarmachaar, (freedom fighter) who used to smile at the hardest of circumstance. He faced all the difficulties with courage and bravery.

All his …

Free Balochistan Movement: The Long March of Baloch from Düsseldorf to Berlin

Claudai_Mahgonag Monday, August 29th, 2016 11:51 am

By Claudia Waedlich

 From 16th of July until 5th of August, activists of the Free Balochistan Movement went on traverse half of the Republic of Germany from Düsseldorf to Berlin by foot, equipped with flags of Balochistan and Germany, a megaphone and information leaflets to the German population about the atrocities in their homeland where an unknown genocide is taking place. The Pakistani army and the dirty Intelligence Service ISI – classified as a terror organization by the United States Congress – commit atrocities at will against Baloch people. For this …

Jinnah recognised Balochistan’s independence

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By Jamal Nasir Baloch
Jinnah as the founder of Pakistan, signed the standstill agreement with Balochistan’s sovereign Mir Ahmad Yar Khan.

On 14 July 1947, when the 38th Parliament of the United Kingdom was debating the Indian Independence Bill, only one man among 640 MPs could foresee the future. Sir Godfrey Nicholson, a conservative MP from Farnham, warned the House that “if Baluchistan does not wish to join Pakistan, nothing in the world can save it from being forced …

The brutal August

Bloody_August Sunday, August 7th, 2016 11:04 pm

By  Sohaib Baloch

The only happy August the Baloch nation ever experienced was that of 1947, when their land was freed from the shackles of slavery on the 11th day of the month. But since then it has been a recurring story of pain, misery, anguish and bloodbath.

Baloch nation has lost the very best of their political activists, leaders and members from various walks of life in this bloodthirsty month. On 19th August 1973 Ali Mohammad Mengal was killed by Pakistani forces. The year of 1974 saw Lavang khan of Dasht-e-Goran …

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Free Balochistan Movement week-long campaign...

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Balochistan is the homeland of the Baloch people and it is located in one of the most strategic locations in the world. The total area of Balochistan is about 560,000…

The plight of abducted Baloch women...

SaveBalochWomenTuesday, December 15th, 2015 12:49 pm

Occupied Balochistan located in the centre of South Asia, Central Asia and Middles East is a land where Pakistani state is involved in extrajudicial executions, torture, displacement, Kidnapping and massacre…

The Alyan Kurdi and refugees of Balochistan...

BalochistanWarMonday, September 21st, 2015 11:55 am

The Kurdish toddler Alyan Kurdi, his 5 years old brother and 35 years old mother died while fleeing from war-torn Syria when their boat sunk trying to reach the Greek…

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