بلوچوں کو ‘پسمانده’ اور ‘ناخوانده’ رکهنے والے عظيم ترقی پسند قوم پرست رہنما: نواب خيربخش مری

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نواب خيربخش مری چهياسی سال کی عمر ميں انتقال کرگئے اور کوئٹہ ميں بلوچ شہداء کے نيوکاہان قبرستان ميں ہزاروں بلوچ سوگواران، مرد و خواتين کی موجودگی ميں آزاد بلوچستان کے پرچم ميں سپردخاک کردئيے گئے. بلوچوں کے اس ليڈر ، سکالر، استاد اور کامريڈ نواب کے چند بڑے سياسی، علمی اور فکری اوصاف رہے تهے.

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Footprints: Zarjan’s unheard protest

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“Those in Palestine are Muslim brothers, but he is not?” she says, disillusioned, pointing at Zahid’s picture.

By Mina Sohail

RAIN from earlier in the day had provided some respite from the intense heat. The air smells of damp grass. The turf outside the National Press Club in the capital is expansive and a camp easy to spot. Three women inside, with no fan or water, fully veiled, seem unperturbed by the heat. One of them fidgets with her chador but looks intently into the camera, speaking confidently though her voice is inaudible to me.

She is Zarjan, wife of Zahid Baloch, the chairman of the Baloch Students’ Organisation (Azad), who was kidnapped on March 18 this year from Satellite Town in Quetta. Posters and banners show close-ups of Zahid’s face. His wife says he’s 27 years old. But his grim, solemn face makes him seem years older.

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بلوچستان کی جدوجہد

 

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بلوچستان لبریشن فرنٹ کے رہنماء ڈاکٹر اﷲ نذر سے خصوصی انٹرویو
سیریز: بلوچستان سے جرات کے خاکے

انٹرویو: جہانزیب حسین
ترجمہ: لطیف بلیدی

اس خصوصی انٹرویو میں جہانزیب حسین نے بلوچستان لبریشن فرنٹ کے موجودہ اعلیٰ کمانڈر ڈاکٹر اللہ نذر سے بات کی ہے جو کہ اس وقت پاکستانی ریاست سے آزادی حاصل کرنے کیلئے مسلح جدوجہد میں مصروف ہیں۔ ایڈیٹر کیساتھ مراسلت میں اﷲ نذر نے اس بات پر زور دیا ہے کہ پاکستانی پارلیمانی سیاست میں حصہ لینا بلوچستان پر پاکستان کی حکومت کو قانونی حیثیت دینے کے مترادف ہے۔ مگر پھر بھی وہ کہتے ہیں کہ وہ بندوق کے بجائے کتاب کا انتخاب کریں گے اگرچہ دونوں ایک دوسرے کی رہنمائی کرتے ہیں۔

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بی ایس او کے خلاف منفی پروپیگنڈے اور بحران کا غلط تاثر

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تحریر : ۔سینئر وائس چیر پر سن کریمہ بلوچ

بی ایس او کے آزادی کا مطلب ہرگز یہ نہیں کہ بی ایس او تنہائی میں رہ کر جدوجہد کرے اور دیگر ہم فکر ساتھیوں ، تنظیم اور سرکلوں سے اپنا ناطہ توڑ دے۔

یہ رویہ نہ صرف بی ایس او کے لئے خطر ناک ہوگا بلکہ مجموعی طور پر تحریک کو نقصان پہنچائے گا۔

BSO بلوچ آزادی کی تحریک میں ایک جز کی حیثیت رکھتی ہے ، مگر کل نہیں اسلئے بی ایس او کا تحریک کے دائرے سے نکل کر الگ تھلگ رہنا غیرفطری اور غیردانش مندی ہوگا۔

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UN should take notice of schools closure and acid attacks on women: Farzana Majeed Baloch

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BALOCHISTAN: The General Secretary of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, Farzana Majeed Baloch, has appealed the united nation to take notice of acid attacks on women and forced closure of girls’ schools in Balochistan.

In a statement issued to media on Thursday Farzana Majeed, one of the top female human rights activists in Balochistan, strongly condemned the acid attacks on women in Quetta and Mastung areas of Balochistan.
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The Face of Injustice: UNPO Condemns Recent Acid Attacks in Balochistan

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The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) strongly condemns the heinous acid attacks that have targeted four women, in the Kili Kamalo area on the outskirts of Quetta and in the Mastung district on Monday, 21st of July 2014. 

Amongst the women targeted, were two young sisters ages 12 and 14 who received burns to their faces.  These attacks constitute a severe violation of human rights, and the victims are at risk of being permanently disfigured and burned. Pakistan has signed and ratified several international human rights conventions dealing with social, political and women’s rights and as such is required to ensure the safety and rights of all their citizens.

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Inside the struggle for Balochistan

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An exclusive interview with the leader of the Balochistan Liberation Front

Series: Profiles in courage from Balochistan

In this exclusive interview, Jahanzeb Hussain talks to Allah Nazar, currently the top commander of the Balochistan Liberation Front, which is engaged in an armed struggle for freedom from the Pakistani state. In correspondence with the editor, Nazar asserts that taking part in Pakistani parliamentary politics would be akin to legitimizing Pakistan’s rule over Balochistan. And yet, he says, he would rather choose the book over the gun, though each informs the other.

Can you shed some light on the genesis of Baloch nationalism and its evolution since the creation of Pakistan?

Baloch culture, customs, code of honor and common psychology are the ingredients that sustain Baloch nationalism, which is rooted in hundreds of years of history. As soon as Pakistan invaded Balochistan in 1948, it imposed its cultural hegemony on us in order to erase our identity. The Urdu language was imposed in schools. Our children were taught about the histories of Arab, Afghan and Mongol invaders in a way that is completely different from and contradictory to our own history. Instructors were brought from Punjab and other areas so that the new generation of Baloch students could be moulded into Pakistanis. In a way, a slow cultural genocide was initiated. To shift the demographic balance, population settlements were created in and around the provincial capital of Quetta.

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