The other side of the story

Baloch should decide what expression they want to give to their struggle on an international level

Jan_Fermon Saturday, November 8th, 2014 04:29 pm 301 Reads

Jan Fermon is a Belgian lawyer and Deputy President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Interview by Faiz Mohammed Baluch for Balochwarna News and Humgaam Magazine.

 

FM Baluch: What can your association and European lawyers do to help the struggle of oppressed nations?

Jan Fermon: I think the basic problem is that when somebody asks me the question that you asked me. What can we do or what can lawyers do? I am always a little bit worry that people might overestimate the role of law and the role of lawyers because …

Interview of Baloch pro-freedom leader Hyrbyair Marri by Boriwal Kakar

Hyrbyair Marri Saturday, November 8th, 2014 04:19 pm 348 Reads

‘As you know there are many in Balochistan. They believe that Balochistan’s occupation is being maintained through the barrel of gun; hence, Balochistan liberation will also flow through the barrel of gun,’ says Hyrbiar Marri. Son of the late Khair Bux Marri, Hyrbiar is a known spokesperson for Baluchistan national struggle. Read on:

Basically what in your view is Balochistan’s problem?

In 1947 when Balochistan got independence and it stayed independent for nine months, Pakistan’s founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah wanted our Khan to accede to Pakistan. The Khan sought the advice …

Interview: Baloch Activists

Baloch activists holding pictures of abducted Baloch Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 12:18 am 298 Reads

By Vanessa Thevathasan and Monomita Raksit
A recent escalation in violence underscores the pressing need for a human rights-based solution to the challenges, violations and brutality faced by the Baloch people. Vanessa Thevathasan and Monomita Raksit recently spoke with human rights and political activists, closely linked with the International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, on the case for Balochistan self-determination. For security reasons, the names of the activists have been withheld.

Why are you pushing for self-determination for Balochistan?

The Baloch nation is one of the most ancient in the region. Baloch …

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