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Balochistan: Pakistani forces arrested and disappeared eight people in past few days

Besima Saturday, February 17th, 2018 12:00 pm GMT +00:00 123 Reads

QUETTA: The arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances of Baloch activists by Pakistani forces continue unabated with eight more people being arrested and disappeared in past few days from different areas of Balochistan.

On Friday 16 February, Pakistani forces carried out raids in several localities in Tump area of district Kech and harassed women and children during the unwarranted attack.

Two men named Abdul Karim and Rashid have been abducted from Malant Bazar area in Tump.

In another similar incident, Pakistani forces abducted two Baloch near a security forces check post in Talaar area …

Balochistan: Five people abducted in Panjgur and Balgtar, Two released

stop-genocide Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 12:18 am 139 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani security forces have abducted three people including two teenage boys from different areas of Panjgur Balochistan on Monday and Tuesday.

According to details, Pakistani forces abducted Akram son of Qadeer resident of Gwash from Parome region of Panjgur city on Monday while on Tuesday Pakistani forces abducted 15-year-old Idrees son of a Saddique resident of Jahein in Parome Panjgur.

Akram has been abducted during a raid on his house and Pakistani troops abducted Idrees from his farm in Panjgur.

In another incident, Pakistani forces abducted Nawab son of Ghulam Hussain from …

Balochistan: Mother and child die due to lack of lady doctor in Dera Bugti

DB Monday, February 12th, 2018 11:25 pm 124 Reads

QUETTA: A mother and her infant died during giving birth because of the absence of lady doctors in Dera Bugti on Tuesday.

According to reports, a woman and her child died during delivery due to the absence of female doctors at Civil Hospital in Dera Bugti.

Since there are no Gynae doctors in Dera Bugti, pregnant women are often taken two hundred miles away to Rahim Yar Khan and Sadiqabad in Punjab province of Pakistan.

Many women give birth on the way and several mothers and their children have died during delivery due to …

Balochistan: Dozens of innocent people abducted from Kech

Balochistan_Pak_forces Monday, February 12th, 2018 10:38 pm 108 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani forces have carried out offensives in several localities of Buleda in district Kech Balochistan and abducted dozens of innocent Baloch on Tuesday.

According to details, Pakistani FC and other security forces conducted offensives in Alandur area of Buleda in the early hours of Tuesday and abducted several innocent people.

So far the identity of four abducted persons has been confirmed as Waseem son of Jalal, Mulla Imran son of Fakeer Jan, Asif son of Ghulam Mohammad and Sawali son of Dad Kareem.

All of the above-named victims are residents of Alandur.

Pakistani …

UK: Free Balochistan Movement to organise events on 27 March

black-day-27-march-1948 Sunday, February 11th, 2018 11:45 pm 203 Reads

LONDON: The Free Balochistan Movement has announced on Sunday that it will organise events on Balochistan’s occupation Day on March 27 in different countries.

The FBM said, ’27 March is one of the darkest days in the history of Balochistan because on this day Pakistan violated all the international laws and occupied the sovereign homeland of Baloch people.’

The statement of FBM further added that Baloch nation has rejected the occupation of their land from the beginning and have been struggling for their national identity and freedom.

‘Every year on 27 March Baloch …

Balochistan: Two Pakistani officials killed in Kharan attack on FC check posts

kahan Saturday, February 10th, 2018 09:49 am 176 Reads

QUETTA: At least two Pakistani security forces personnel have been killed in Kharan city of Balochistan when armed men attack check posts of FC on Thursday.

The Baloch Liberation Army official spokesperson, Azad Baloch, informed media outlets that they have attacked the FC check posts with grenade launchers and other automatic weapons.

He said the attack was carried out during the visit of chief justice Mohammad Noor Miskanzai and secretaries of different departments to Kharan.

Azad Baloch said that FC has set up their check posts on Girls FC College in Kharan. ‘Our …

Balochistan: Students protest against ‘unprecedented level’ of cheating during exams

bmc Saturday, February 10th, 2018 09:34 am 143 Reads

QUETTA: The students of Bolan Medical College (BMC) have been protesting for past five days against the mismanagement and embezzlement in the entry test results.

The students have set up a sit-in protest in front of Quetta Press Club to express their anger against the Higher Education Commission (HEC) which has conducted the entry test for Bolan University of Health and Science.

The candidates who took the test blame the HEC of favouritism against merit due which, the students say, hardworking students are deprived of their rightful place in the university they …

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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...

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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…