The other side of the story

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

pakistani_generals_taliban_haqqani_connections Thursday, August 24th, 2017 05:25 pm 424 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 …

HYRBYAIR MARRI: THE CHARISMATIC LEADER OF BALOCH NATION

hyrbyair-marri Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 12:42 am 574 Reads

BY SAEED BALOCH

Charismatic leaders are defined as possessing high self-esteem, an idealized vision and an ability to lead the nation. They are viewed as trustworthy, having high values and morals, are credible, innovative, are perceived as or are actually powerful or esteemed, and are high self-monitors which contribute to effective messaging and convincing.

Hyrbyair Marri possesses all qualities that a charismatic leader has. He has got self-assurance, an idealized vision, confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He …

The annihilation of Baloch Nation

BalochistanRustom Monday, April 10th, 2017 11:03 am 522 Reads

By Saeed Baloch

Baluchistan declared its independence well before both India and Pakistan on 11 August 1947. unfortunately, the Baloch nation enjoyed the liberty only for seven months.  On 27 March 1948, Pakistan forcibly occupied Baluchistan under orders of Mohammad Ali Jinnah the founder of Pakistan who was also the lawyers of Baluchistan (Khan of Kalat). Khan Yar Mohammad Khan was the last ruler of Balochistan with Kalat as its capital.

Before ordering the occupation of Balochistan, Jinnah met the Khan of Kalat and tried to persuade him to join Pakistan in …

When will UN take notice of Baloch genocide?

stop-genocide Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 03:12 pm 412 Reads

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

baloch-victims Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 10:05 am 614 Reads

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

HB Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 12:28 am 444 Reads

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

suleman_ali_baloch Monday, January 16th, 2017 04:22 pm 458 Reads

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 …

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Editorials

The Alignment of Arab and Baloch Interests in the Middl...

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By Archen Baloch Iran is one of the weakest countries in the Middle East, given its divergent centrifugal ethnic composition if exploited.  However, thanks to Saudi Arabia, the leader of…

The Collective Punishment in Balochistan...

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“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…

Interviews

Balochistan: Exclusive interview of Dr Shan Baloch...

HECProtestMonday, February 12th, 2018 08:10 pm

The students of different medical colleges in Balochistan have been protesting against Higher Education Commission (HEC) for what they describe as ‘irregularities’ in the entry test of Bolan Medical College…