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Free world should support our struggle to regain independence: Hyrbyair Marri

addda1 Saturday, March 4th, 2017 09:49 am 3 Reads

LONDON: The pro-freedom Baloch leader Hyrbyair Marri in a statement from London on Saturday said that Pakistan was made in the name of Islam only to protect the interests of Muslim Punjabis. Balochistan was deceitfully and forcibly made a part of it [Pakistan] to loot and plunder Balochistan’s natural resources. Now the Muslim Punjabis have also made China their partner in crime to exploit Balochistan’s natural resources.

The majority Bangladeshi Muslims, who played a role in the creation of Pakistan, had realised after 30 years that they …

The history of Balochistan revisited at British parliament

Lords Saturday, February 25th, 2017 03:45 pm 1 Reads

LONDON: The Democracy Forum [UK] has hosted a seminar titled “History of Balochistan Revisited” in the British Houses of Commons, London, on Thursday. February 23, 2017.

Speakers highlighted the ongoing Pakistani state atrocities in Balochistan and emphasised that Pakistan forcibly and illegally occupied the sovereign Baloch country in 1948. Dr William Crawley of the Institute for Commonwealth Studies chaired the seminar.

The keynote speakers were Khan of Kalat, Mir Suleman Daud and Hyrbyair Marri the leader of Free Balochistan Movement. However, Hyrbyair Marri could not attend the meeting in person, he sent a …

Bangladesh: Pakistan should apologise for 1971 Genocide: Hasanul Haq Inu

hasanul-haq-inu-759 Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 01:33 am 1 Reads

BW News Web Desk: Terming Pakistan’s “empathy” for Kashmir as “crocodile tears”, a senior Bangladeshi minister on Sunday said Pakistan should apologise for 1971 genocide it committed before talking about Kashmir.

“The Pakistani rulers’ empathy for Kashmir is, in fact, nothing but crocodile tears while they repeatedly plead innocence instead of seeking apology for the 1971 brutality and genocide they committed,” Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said.

He said Pakistan should apologise for 1971 genocide they committed before talking about Kashmir.

 

The minister also commented that the history of Pakistan had always been …

One killed in Bangladesh protest against Chinese-backed power plant

Deal Friday, February 3rd, 2017 09:24 pm 2 Reads
By Serajul Quadir | DHAKA

BW New Web monitor: A protest against a $2.4-billion Chinese-backed power plant in Bangladesh turned violent, killing one person and injuring about a dozen, risking delay to a project seen as a symbol of warming ties between the two nations.

The coal-fired plant being built 265 km (165 miles) south-east of Dhaka, the capital, is a major draw for foreign investment in Bangladesh and is expected to begin power generation by the end of 2019.

Police said security forces were guarding the site …

Civilised world’s silence on Baloch genocide is encouraging Pakistan to commit more atrocities: Hyrbyair Marri

HyrbyairMarri Friday, February 3rd, 2017 02:37 pm 3 Reads

LONDON: The pro-freedom Baloch leader Hyrbyair Marri said in a statement from London that Pakistan is fearing the popularity of the national liberation struggle, and have now also started to kidnap Baloch women and children. Pakistan is following the pattern of the 1971 genocide of the Bengali people – where the Pakistani army raped and killed thousands of Bengali Muslim women. Pakistani forces are abducting families of Baloch activists to use them as a shield, and to pressurise the Baloch pro-freedom activists to give up the freedom struggle.

He said, “If …

Baloch Community Canada attends commemoration of 71st anniversary of the Republic of Kurdistan

KDPI Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 07:24 pm 3 Reads

Vancouver, (January 28th, 2017), The Baloch Community Canada has joined the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) to commemorate the 71 years of the establishment of the Republic of Kurdistan in Burnaby, Canada on Saturday.

The commemoration commenced with Kurdish national anthem followed by a minute of silence to pay respects to the martyrs of the freedom struggle.

Speaking on the occasion the Kurdish community representative Behzad Najafi said that (PDKI), was founded in Mahabad in Iranian Kurdistan in 1946 by Qazi Muhammad who became the first president of the Republic on …

No news of two Baloch activists deported from Germany last year

Naim-qabus Monday, January 16th, 2017 03:27 pm 2 Reads

GERMANY: Two Baloch activists who were deported by German authorities last year are still missing after being abducted by the FIA (Federal Investigation Agency) of Pakistan from Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.

The residents of Dalsar in district Kech Balochistan, Naeem son of Haji Chakar and Qabus son of Abdul Karim Baloch had decided to go back voluntarily to Balochistan after Pakistani authorities started harassing and intimidating their families, the German authorities repatriated both men on May 14, 2016, at 4:30 pm.

The men had vanished from Karachi airport and never made …

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