Enforced disappearances in Balochistan continue unabated as the Pakistani forces allegedly abducted another seven innocent Baloch people including five activists of Baloch Republican Party from different areas of Balochistan. An activist of Baloch Republican Party namely Abdul Mutlib Baloch s/o Iman Din Baloch was abducted by Pakistani forces from Punjgur on Sunday (April 07, 2013). He was travelling along with his family from Washuk to Punjgur when personnel of Pakistani forces and intelligence agencies stopped them at Punjgor custom. Family members of the BRP activist including women and children were harassed and beaten up before he was dragged to the forces vehicles and taken toward an undisclosed location.
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OCCUPIED BALOCHISTAN: Pakistani security forces have accelerated in-custody killings and abductions of Baloch activists ahead of forthcoming elections.
Balochistan media sources reported that at least ten more Baloch have been abducted from Turbat, Pirkoh and Khuzdar towns of Balochistan whereas three bullets riddled bodies found from Mastung and Panjgur in past few days.
In first incident the Pakistani security forces abducted five Baloch youth from Reki Bhosa area near Kadh Kucha in Mastung town of Balochistan.
According to eye-witnesses report the security forces came in two trucks and surrounded houses. Later they abducted five youth during search operation. The forces also created havoc and harassed residents of the region.
Occupied Balochistan: Pakistani security forces have abducted two Baloch youth from Turbat and Hub towns of Balochistan on Monday. An elderly man was abducted from Wahd area of Balochistan on Sunday.
Sources reported that on Monday at about 11:30 AM Bahar Khan Marri s/o Jamal Khan Marri whose eldest brother Mazar Khan Marri was arrested last year was abducted near Sakran police station in the industrial town of Hub, Balochistan.
Some of the souls in traumata,
Others yet awaiting recognition,
Who serve as a reminder to the international community that genocide is not yet a word only in history books.
a report by : Voice for Baloch Missing Persons
Balochistan, a sovereign state, was occupied by Pakistan on 27th of March 1948; since that day, in order to silence the voices for liberation and to instill fear among the general populace, Pakistan has employed a strategy of enforcedly disappearing people belonging to different age groups and occupations, of which only a small number has been documented in the list attached. The first people who were enforcedly disappeared were the friends and peers of Prince Abdul Karim, who were abducted in 1948, of which few were released and others are still missing, most probably murdered under custody.
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(New York) – Pakistan’s government should immediately end widespread disappearances of suspected militants and activists by the military, intelligence agencies, and the paramilitary Frontier Corps in the southwestern province of Balochistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Several of those “disappeared” were among the dozens of people extrajudicially executed in recent months in the resource-rich and violence-wracked province.
Friday, 12 March 2010
Coinciding with the 13th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, UNPO has coordinated a series of events and demonstration to highlight the issues and concerns of it Pakistani members.
Coinciding with the 13th Session of the Human rights Council in Geneva, which began this week; UNPO members from Balochistan, Sindh and Gilgit Baltistan have taken this opportunity to further promote their plight. In alliance with Interfaith International, UNPO has helped plan and co-ordinate two separate events focusing on the human rights issues in Pakistan, and the wider South Asian region.