Daily Archives: January 12, 2010
United we stand (Lyari protest and Balochistan’s solidarity with the Baloch of Karachi)
The role of Baloch women and youth is plausible for the liberation movement
The Baloch people in Karachi stand together to challenge the MQM and PPP political hooliganism, this was proven by the protest on Monday when thousands of Baloch men, women and children took to streets in Karachi chanting anti MQM and PPP slogans. The effigy of Altaf Hussain (MQM leader) and Rehman Malik (federal interior minister) were also torched by angry protesters. The Baloch of Karachi have realised that PPP and MQM are using Baloch as scapegoats to gain political popularity at the cast of precious Baloch lives.
COMMENT: Nawaz Sharif’s Balochistan visit — Malik Siraj Akbar
Sharif has surely won the confidence of key Baloch tribal elders by now and will continue to do so in the coming days but he still has a long way to go to win the hearts and minds of the disillusioned Baloch people with his deeds
Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, the head of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), did not return home empty-handed from his two-day long visit to the volatile Balochistan province. The twice-elected prime minister notched ample scores to become confident to achieve the ‘required run rate’ before the next general elections or, say, the mid-term polls. The biggest achievement of Sharif was the decision of two highly influential Baloch to join his party.
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Complete shutter down in Quetta
By: Bari Baloch
QUETTA – A complete shutter-down and wheel jam strike was observed in Hub town while protest rallies were taken out in different districts of Balochistan by Baloch nationalist parties and student organisations to protest the alleged target killings of Baloch in Karachi allegedly by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).