Daily Archives: December 19, 2010

Yet another bullet riddled body of a Baloch youth found

Occupied Balochistan: The levy forces found a brutally tortured body near Koshik on Quetta-Taftan road. They shifted the body to district head quarter Mastung for identification.

According to eye-witnesses the body of the Baloch youth bore marks of sever torture and he had been shot in the head. His body was found in a deserted area on Quetta-Taftan road. The already desperate and worried family of missing persons rushed to head quarters but nobody recognised him. Later the victim’s body had been shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.
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ANALYSIS: A new social contract?

by Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The Baloch have suffered immeasurably for their rights and there seems to be no end to it because there is a systematic and concerted attempt to thwart the Baloch attempts to secure these rights. In such a scenario, speaking about ‘new social contracts’ is absolutely futile

Balochistan’s Chief Minister Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani recently stressed that, “No compromise would be made on the provincial autonomy issue and rights of the nations” and demanded a “new social contract” to resolve the Balochistan issue. However, he did not elaborate what form or shape this new ‘social contract’ would take and on whose behest and behalf it was being demanded.

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