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Washington, D.C.: Today, Congressman Dana ’s (R-CA) amendment tying the Defense Department’s ability to give monetary aid to Pakistan’s military to its treatment of ethnic and religious minority groups was included in final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014 by the House of Representatives.
The amendment requires the Secretary of Defense to certify that Pakistan is not using its military to “persecute minority groups for their legitimate and nonviolent political and religious beliefs.” The amendment specifically names the Balochi, Sindhi and Christian minorities, among others.
(Reuters) - Pakistan has pledged to rein in human rights abuses by security forces in the huge, resource-rich province of Baluchistan as a first step towards starting talks to end a long-running insurgency waged by guerrillas seeking an independent homeland.
The new chief minister of the province bordering Afghanistan and Iranurged security forces, who deny wrongdoing, to end a campaign of enforced disappearances to support his hopes of kindling dialogue.
Geneva: The representative of the United Kingdom and the United States on 7th June poured cold water over joint attempts by Pakistan, China and Cuba to stop Mehran Baluch from speaking at United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) – 27th Meeting 23rd Regular Session of Human Rights Council on 7th June 2013 – over the custodial killings by Pakistan.
The new chief minister was taken by the Chileans on a free junket to Chile and Canada
DUBAI: Besides the hot political issues of bringing back the angry and desperate nationalists and militants back into the mainstream, the new chief minister of Balochistan has another burning issue to handle —- the multi hundred billion gold mines at Reko Diq and who will be given its mining rights.
Following the Supreme Court judgments in the Reko Diq case, the biggest mining Canadian-Chilean conglomerate was thrown out of Pakistan and has filed, and lost, two cases in international arbitration tribunals but in Pakistan the fate of the mines and how it would be awarded for mining is yet to be decided. The Government of Balochistan will have the major say in this decision.
پاکستان میں آموں اور جمہوریت کا موسم ہے۔ آم منڈیوں اور سیاستدان اسمبلیوں میں پہنچ گئے ہیں۔
کہتے ہیں کہ کسی ایسے ہی موسم میں ایک آدمی کسی باغ سے آم چرا رہا تھا کہ باغ کا رکھوالا وہاں پہنچ گیا۔ جس وقت مالی موقع واردات پر پہنچا تو چور آم درخت سے توڑ کے نیچے پھینکنے کی بعد اتر کے مالِ غنیمت اکھٹا کر رہا تھا۔ کچھ آم اس کے اردگرد بکھرے پڑے تھے اور کچھ اس کی جیبوں سے برآمد ہوئے۔ اسے آزاد عدالت میں پیش کیا گیا تو اس نے رنگے ہاتھوں پکڑے جانے کے باوجود جرم سے انکار کر دیا۔
BALOCHISTAN / London: The pro-freedom Baloch parties in Balochistan and abroad observed black day and organised protests against nuclear tests in Chagai district in Balochistan on May 28, 1998, and the ongoing military operations in different area of Balochistan.
The protests were organised on the 15th anniversary of Pakistan ‘Islamic Bomb’ which were tested on Baloch soil. While the Pakistanis were celebrating the day as ‘Youm-e-Takbeer’, the Baloch people observed it as ‘black day’ in Balochistan and abroad.
World Baloch Women’s Forum demands Implementation of CTBT and Vienna Convention INFCIR/556
The World Baloch Women’s Forum President Professor Naela Quadri Baloch, Secretary General Dr. Murwarid Amiri, Organizer Afghanistan Ms. Mahkan Naroi and Organizer United Kingdom Ms. Negar HossienBor declared that May 28 1998 was a black day in history when Pakistan tested the made in China nukes on Baloch soil that resulted in sudden deaths of thousands of innocent people who were totally unaware of radioactivity poisoned the air water and soil.