Daily Archives: April 10, 2010

Shutter down protest against Mahboob Wadhela and Bohair Bangulzai’s abduction

Occupied Balochistan, Gwadar: A half day shutter down protest was observed in Gawader against the abduction of Mahboob Wadhela and Bohair Bangulzai, on the appeal of BNF. Shops and offices remained closed (willingly) from 6AM until 2PM to record their protest against abductions of Baloch political activists across Balochistan at the hand of Pakistani intelligence agencies. Security forces were on alert in Gwader at during the protest hours.
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PFUJ demands safety of Khuzdar journalists

It was further reported that the “Baloch Musallah Difah Tanzeem” (BDMT) is also hurling threats to journalists and pressuring them to keep away them from giving coverage of all those events related to, or organized by, nationalist parties and groups.”

By Khalid Amin

ISLAMABAD—The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed concern over the constant threats to Khuzdar Press Club by a militant group incensed by coverage given to nationalist parties and groups in Balochistan and demanded of the Federal Government as well Chief Minister, Balochistan, to ensure safety of working journalists of Khuzdar and across Balochistan.

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