Daily Archives: September 23, 2010

Third Baloch lawer diappears after arrest by Pakistani authorities

Occupied Balochistan: A renowned Baloch columnist and lawyers Mr Ali Sher Kurd has reportedly been abducted by Pakistani intelligence agencies while he was visiting a relative.

According to independent sources and reports published on Daily Tawar Newspaper Pakistani authorities have arrested and disappeared a well-known Baloch columnist and advocate from Quetta. A Balochi TV channel has reported that Mr Ali Sher Kurd was staying at the houses of a relative Dr. Saleem Kurd in Gilani Road Quetta, when the security forces raided his houses and arrested advocated Sher Ali.

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Aims of Zardari, Musharraf govts same: Brahamdagh Bugti

Brahamdagh Bugti

Although the tactics of the incumbent government led by President Asif Ali Zardari are different from those adopted by former president Pervez Musharraf, the aim of both governments remains the same, exiled Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti told Daily Times on Wednesday.

Q. What do you think of the current government’s initiative with regards to Balochistan since President Zardari is himself a Baloch.

Brahamdagh Bugti: The tactics are different from Musharraf’s era, but the aim is absolutely the same. The current government is worse than the previous government for Balochistan. During the previous government, the government conducted operation against Balochs at a specific area, but now it has spread out to all of Balochistan. Now our political leaders, intellectuals and activists are targeted too. Let’s not talk about Zardari too much because he has no authority. The politicians don’t have any control. The Punjabi lobby doesn’t want to solve our problems because there is a vested interest. Balochistan feeds Punjab and unless there is a change in the Punjabi psyche, nothing will change.
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