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Pakistani aggression against Baloch Political activists in exile

BalochistanWar Sunday, January 25th, 2015 06:09 pm 173 Reads

Since the occupation of Balochistan in 1948 Pakistan has subjected the Baloch people to brutal human rights violations including military operations, indiscriminate bombardment and abduction of Baloch political activists. Thousands of Baloch have been abducted and literally tortured to death in custody by Pakistan army and intelligence agencies in past more than 60 years.

Baloch civilian population in far flung areas of Balochistan have been bombed, people’s livestock were killed in aerial bombardments, Baloch political prisoners were thrown down from helicopters and several houses and villages of Baloch people were bulldozed …

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan and its impact on region

troop-withdrawal-afghanistan Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 01:02 am 188 Reads

In 2010 in a conference in London the heads of different states around world have agreed to set up a timetable about withdrawal of Western troops from Afghanistan and gradually give the security of the country to Afghan Army. Later in June 2011 the president of US, Mr Barak Obama, also in a speech announced a timetable for withdrawal of American forces and said that after 2014 the situation of Afghanistan will not remain the same as it had been in past 13 years. He had also said that after …

The threats of growing religious extremism and Balochistan

Jhangvi Saturday, December 27th, 2014 03:11 pm 225 Reads

The new waves of religious extremism and the attack on a school in Peshawar which killed 142 people including 130 schools kids have initiated a new debate. The Pakistani government and the army also seem to be active. The government has lifted moratorium on hangings and implemented it within three days whereas the military also claimed to have killed more than 160 ‘religious extremists’ in three days.

The critics of military and independent experts say that if the military and intelligence agencies of Pakistan can find the whereabouts of a large …

China – Pakistan nexus: Stealing of Balochistan resources

Deal Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 10:40 pm 217 Reads

Balochistan has been the centre of attention because of its vast coastline, enormous resources and strategic geographical location that is why every occupier wished to conquer Balochistan. From Nausherwan Adil to Pakistan all have attacked Balochistan to find a stronghold and loot Balochistan’s natural resources but the original owners of Balochistan ‘the Baloch people’ in their entire history have fought against the foreign invaders exercising their right to self-defence and for regaining their freedom.

The concept of contemporary colonial system has changed but the main reason of Pakistan’s occupation over Balochistan …

Assassination of Zahid Askani Baloch: An attack on Balochistan’s enlightened ideas

ZahidAskani Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 05:45 pm 187 Reads

Last week the Pakistani intelligence agencies shot dead Zahid Askani Baloch, the principal of ‘The OASIS School’ in port city of Gwadar Balochistan when he was driving to school. As soon as he arrived near the school the agencies opened fire on him, seven bullets pierced his body and he embraced martyrdom on the spot.

Zahid Askani Baloch was originally from Panjgur area of Balochistan, after completing his education in the US, he came back to Balochistan and founded the ‘OASIS Primary School System’ to promote quality education among Baloch youth. …

Balochistan to Sindh: A heap of mutilated bodies

baloch-victims Monday, December 1st, 2014 12:38 pm 163 Reads

Pakistan has started its latest phase of abduct, Kill and dump policy in Balochistan after the abduction and subsequent killing of Baloch political leaders Ghulam Mohammad Baloch, Lala Munir Baloch and Sher Mohammad Baloch in April 2009. It is an inhuman and heinous crime which continues with full impunity till date. Baloch sources claim that more than 1600 bodies of previously abducted Baloch were found dumped across Balochistan and Karachi since 2009 and another 169 bodies were found from three mass graves in Khuzdar, Balochistan in January this year.

On the …

Baloch Martyrs day: A Milestone in Baloch freedom movement

Baloch_Martyrs_Day Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 11:07 pm 172 Reads

13 November has been observed as the Baloch Martyrs Day – Baloch National Remembrance Day in Balochistan and many countries around the world. People of Balochistan organised rallies, references and candle light vigils to commemorate the National Remembrance Day and to pay their homages to the martyrs of Baloch freedom struggle and other victims of Pakistani and Iranian state terrorism.

Baloch women and children took out a massive rally in Tump area of Balochistan on the appeal of Baloch Shohada Committee (Baloch Martyrs Committee). The Committee also organised a rally in …

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Editorials

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…

Free Balochistan Movement week-long campaign...

fbm_protestSunday, October 23rd, 2016 01:25 pm

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…

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