Toronto, May 12th – A gathering in Toronto remembered Mir Gul Khan Naseer, the revolutionary poet of Balochistan, and paid tribute to a great son of the soil for his exceptional literary work and political struggles dating back to the 1930s. Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) hosted the event; attended by Baloch, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Bangladeshi, and Ahwazi communities to express solidarity with the Baloch struggle for freedom and rights.
Toronto Gathering Pays Rich Tribute to Mir Gul Khan Naseer – Resolution Passed for an Independent Sovereign Balochistan
The victims were residents of Hub town of Balochistan and were reportedly abducted few months ago. However, the exact date of their abduction could not be ascertained immediately.
The bodies were kept at the Edhi morgue for identification since their recovery.
Quetta: The Baloch National Voice in a statement on Monday said that the killing of pro-freedom activists Naseer Baloch, Shah Noor Baloch and Shah Zaib Baloch under the custody of occupying forces is in reaction of successful boycott of Pakistani election.
Pakistani election 2013 in Balochistan, have been widely viewed by international and local political analysts as a referendum between those who ask for Baloch rights within Pakistani framework and those who seek an independence Baloch state.
Baloch nationalist political parties that advocate Baloch rights within the framework of Pakistani federation like National Party (NP) and Balochistan National Party (BNP -M) were brought onboard by Pakistani establishment to challenge the Baloch nationalists who seek the salvation of Baloch in the independence of Balochistan.
The trussed-up bodies also bore torture marks.
The bodies were shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where their identity could not be ascertained immediately.