The other side of the story

Biased approach of BBC Urdu toward Balochistan

BalochistanMap Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 10:13 am

By Shahdad Baloch

On the BBC’s ‘dedicated news channel’ formally known as BBC Urdu the lead stories at 9 pm were spot-fixing in Pakistan’s cricket, followed by a quick trot reports on the referendum in Turkey, child labour in Pakistan and views of Sayyada Hussain. BBC Urdu likes to trumpet its bulletins “breaking news, developing stories.” Not much breaking or developing here!

On April 17, Pakistani army abducted two Baloch women along with two children from Kahan Balochistan but this news was nowhere to be seen on BBC Urdu neither do the BBC …

Pakistan’s crafty politics of supporting regional terrorism

pakistani_generals_taliban_haqqani_connections Friday, April 7th, 2017 11:25 am

By Shahdad Baloch

On April 4, Afghan intelligence agency has foiled a suicide plotted by Haqqani Network and arrested the suspected attacker. The Afghan intelligence agency NDS then aired the details of the plot and said that the probable target was district police commandment of Jani Khel, Afghanistan. According to Afghan officials, the name of the suicide bomber is Mohammad Yasin who was trained on the other side of the Durand line, by the Haqqani Network to carry out a suicide attack on Afghan soil.

Moreover, Yasin has allegedly admitted his affiliation …

The significance of Ted Poe’s bill against Pakistan

Ted-Poe-1 Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 02:40 pm
By Borodiin Baloch

In September 2016 Congressman Ted Poe, who is the chairman of the house subcommittee on terrorism, argued that Pakistan has repeatedly breached trust and sponsored terrorist activities. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of the Democratic also voiced his support for Mr Poe’s bill tabled against Pakistan. This was the first bill moved in the US senate during Barack Obama’s presidency but unfortunate happened as criticism within senate was echoed against the bill and ultimately it was vetoed. …

Hyrbyair Marri’s latest statement: A glimpse of Balochistan’s foreign policy towards South Asia

BalochistanMap Saturday, March 4th, 2017 10:14 pm

By Borodiin Baloch

During the era of Cold War Capitalism and Communism were prevailing political and economic ideologies of the world. The diverse literature of socialism, Marxism and the Left-Right wing politics had created mutual rifts among different countries and people of the same country. That was years of complicated politics which differ both in theories and practical life for a common people. Hence, with the passage of time, the complications were replaced by national interests of every nation through economic progress and respecting …

Balochistan betrayed by Employee and Ally: Hyrbyair Marri

HyrbyairMarri Friday, March 3rd, 2017 08:12 pm


Speech of Hyrbyair Marri, leader of Free Balochistan Movement, on 23 February 2017. This speech was read by Jamal Nasir Baloch on Mr Marri’s behalf. 

I thank the organisers of this conference for inviting me to speak here today. We appreciate the efforts of the organisers of this conference for highlighting the issue of Balochistan.

Balochistan is composed of two words, ‘Baloch’, and ‘Istan’. ‘Baloch’ referring to the people and ‘Istan’ means land. Similar to the word Eng-land, land of the Angles.

Our history of struggle against repression and occupation is inspiring …

Balochistan awaits a saviour

Baloch Sunday, February 26th, 2017 01:45 pm

By Meeran Baloch

Balochistan which is in term of the area is larger than japan, Germany, Finland, Malaysia, Vietnam, Norway, Italy, and United Kingdom and rich of inorganic natural resources, was occupied by Pakistan in 1948. Since then Balochistan natural resources including Gold, Gas, chromite, and other possessions are being robbed by occupying Pakistani state.

Pakistan has also made China its partner in looting Baloch national wealth, both are taking away Gold from Saindak Balochistan. Now Pakistan and China against the will of the Baloch nation are looting Gwadar port. Pakistan needs money and …

UN’s silence: a threat to world peace

BNV Thursday, February 16th, 2017 11:54 pm

By Sangat Gumyaar

What are the basic human rights of a person, community, or a nation and why these rights are often violated? Who violates the basic right to life and liberty of the Baloch nation? If We one can find the answers to these questions, then it will be easy to solve this issue and put an end to the violation of Human Rights.

The violation of the basic rights is an extremely dangerous act. First, it starts from a region where the violation takes place and gradually it affects the …

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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…

The plight of abducted Baloch women...

SaveBalochWomenTuesday, December 15th, 2015 12:49 pm

Occupied Balochistan located in the centre of South Asia, Central Asia and Middles East is a land where Pakistani state is involved in extrajudicial executions, torture, displacement, Kidnapping and massacre…

The Alyan Kurdi and refugees of Balochistan...

BalochistanWarMonday, September 21st, 2015 11:55 am

The Kurdish toddler Alyan Kurdi, his 5 years old brother and 35 years old mother died while fleeing from war-torn Syria when their boat sunk trying to reach the Greek…