Daily Archives: August 30, 2010

The Missing Baloch: The Tragedy of Zakir Majid

Zakir Majeed

by Imtiaz Baloch

The International Day of the Disappeared on August 30 is an annual commemoration day created to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives or legal representatives. In Balochistan, since 2005 there had been more than 8000 enforced disappearances including women and children under the age of twelve years and currently over 1100 documented Baloch political activist are held in incommunicado by Pakistani Army. Balochistan is a Texas sized state occupied by Pakistan and Iran. This is the fifth uprising by the Baloch populace against the Pakistani Regime for Baloch nationhood.
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Kachkol Ali blasts Islamabad for state terrorism on Balochistan

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by Ahmer Mustikhan

OSLO, Norway: The fiery lawyer and former fisheries minister in Balochistan was an eyewitness to the kidnapping of the three of the best known independence activists in Mekran.

The three activists Ghulam Mohammad Baloch, president of the Baloch National Movment, Lala Munir Baloch, vice president of the B.N.M., and Sher Mohammad Baloch, joint secretary of the Baloch Republican Party, were last seen at his office on April 3 ,2009. Three days later badly mutilated bodies of the three were found from the foothills of Pidarak outside Turbat.
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