Monthly Archives: November 2010

Pakistan Dirty War: from Bangladesh to Balochistan

Pakistan Dirty War from Bangladesh to Balochistan

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The International Convention for the Protection of all Persons From Enforced Disappearances Enters Into Force on 23 December 2010

A Press Release from the International Coalition against Enforced Disappearances forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

(November 25, 2010) On 23 November 2010, the Republic of Iraq deposited the 20th instrument of ratification for the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances to the Secretary General of the United Nations. Iraq becomes the 20th State to ratify this treaty. Its historic accession means that the Convention will enter into force on 23 December 2010, 30 days after the 20th accession or ratification.
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UNESCO’s Director-General condemns murder of Pakistani journalist Abdul Hameed Hayatan in Baluchistan

Lala Hameed BalochThe Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has called on authorities to investigate the murder of Pakistani journalist Abdul Hameed Hayatan, whose body was found with gunshot wounds on 18 November outside of Turbat, in western Pakistan’s Baluchistan province.“I condemn the murder of Abdul Hameed Hayatan,” said Ms Bokova. “An act of violence on a journalist is not only a crime against the individual victim. It also represents an attack on freedom of expression, which is a fundamental right and a cornerstone of democratic society. I call on the authorities in Pakistan to spare no effort in investigating this murder and bringing the culprits to justice.”
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Baloch rights body condemns extra-judicial killings in Balochistan

London, Nov.27: The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned what it called the ongoing extra judicial killing and abduction of innocent unarmed Baloch civilians in Balochistan by Pakistani security agencies.

It said in a press release given out here that Balochistan Chief Minister Aslam Raesani himself had recently admitted this in a recent interview given to the BBC.
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BHRC letter to British Prime Minister

Rt Hon. David Cameron
Prime Minister of Great Britain
10 Downing Street
London
SW1A 2AA

Subject: Appeal for British Intervention in Balochistan

Dear Mr. Prime Minister,
We would like to draw your attention to the cold blooded murders of Baloch political activists by the Pakistani Military in recent months. According to verifiable reports from different human rights organizations, the Pakistani Military Intelligence and Inter Services Intelligence agencies picked dozens of political activists and took them to unknown destinations. They were tortured whilst under military detention. After some days their dead bodies were thrown over desolate places. The Asian Human Rights Commission in its report issued on 24th of this month has given the horrifying details of extrajudicial killings and other brutalities being perpetrated by the Pakistani army in Balochistan.

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Qambar Chakar Baloch and his cousin Irshaad Nasir re-abducted

Qambar Chakar

Occupied Balochistan: According to information a member of Central committee of Baloch Students Organization Qamber Chaker s/o Chaker Baloch has been abducted along with his cousin Irshad Sajjad s/o Nasir Ali (Member of Baloch National Movement) from their home at Shahi Thump Turbat on 26/11/2010. They have been shifted to an unknown location and no family members have been informed about their whereabouts so far.
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Nov 26:Birth of Baloch Students Organization (BSO)

Birth of Baloch Students Organization

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