Baloch have dreamt and steadily struggled for independence ever since August 1947, and have been suppressed brutally
By Vikram Sood
The Baloch have more than one problem. They are just too few to matter in the calculus of Pakistan’s national politics, even though their province is 45 per cent of strategically vital territory. Despite being resource-rich, they are the poorest and most deprived in Pakistan. Islamabad and Rawalpindi are interested only in the enormous natural resources that the Baloch possess but are not allowed to reap the benefits of this bounty.
International Women’s Day Observed by Baloch, Ahwazis, Azeris and Turkomans:
Toronto: A joint session of Baloch, Ahwazi Arabs, South Azerbaijanis and Turkomans observed the International Women’s Day to emphasize the growing role of women in the struggles for social justice, equality and national emancipation of oppressed nations of the world.
Speakers belonging to Baloch, Ahwazi, Azeri and Turkoman communities paid rich tribute to women who are in the forefront to end gender bias, violence, discrimination and inequality in the world as well as in Canada regarding aboriginal women.
بلوچستان سے لاپتہ نوجوانوں کے لواحقین کی تنظیم وائس فار بلوچ مسنگ پرسنز کے چیئرمین عبدالقدیر بلوچ اور فرزانہ مجید کا کہنا ہے کہ انھیں کراچی ایئر پورٹ پر شدید ذینی اذیت پہنچائی گئی۔
ریڈیو پروگرام سیربین میں نازیہ ممین سے بات کرتے ہوئے ان دونوں کا کہنا تھا کہ ان کے ساتھ ایئر پورٹ پر ایسا سلوک کیا گیا جیسے وہ پاکستان کے بہت بڑے مجرم ہوں۔
KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) did not allow three Baloch rights activists to travel to the United States on Wednesday to attend a seminar about alleged violation of human rights in Pakistan, stating that their names were on the Exit Control List (ECL).
According to Abdul Qadeer Baloch of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, popularly known as Mama Qadeer, he arrived at the Jinnah Terminal along with activists Farzana Majeed and Faiqa and relatives of ‘missing’ Baloch persons to take a flight to the US. But when they reached the FIA counter, they were prevented from proceeding abroad.