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(New York) – Pakistan’s government should immediately end widespread disappearances of suspected militants and activists by the military, intelligence agencies, and the paramilitary Frontier Corps in the southwestern province of Balochistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Several of those “disappeared” were among the dozens of people extrajudicially executed in recent months in the resource-rich and violence-wracked province.
Baloch Martyrs honoured at the Vancouver BHRC-IVBMP Joint Gathering
Vancouver, July 17, 2011 – International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons – Canada (IVBMP) and Baloch Human Rights Council – Canada (BHRC) jointly organized an event in Vancouver, Canada to honour the Baloch martyrs who paid the ultimate price for the freedom of Balochistan.
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Occupied Balochistan: Pakistan’s kill and dump policy continues in Balochistan, yet another Baloch youth is killed in military custody. According to the reports a brutally tortured bullet riddled body of Baloch missing person found in a sack in district Kharan. The victim identified as Nasir Dagarzahi Baloch.
Occupied Balochistan: Police found four dead bodies of Baloch missing persons, including a member of Baloch Students Organisation (BSO-Azad), here on Saturday. All bodies bore marks of brutal and inhuman torture, hospital sources confirmed.
Toronto, July 10, 2011 – Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) and the International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (IVBMP) held a joint memorial reference event for Prof. Saba Dashtyari who was murdered in cold blood on June 1, 2011 by the Pakistani military death squad in Quetta, Balochistan. A diverse group of people attended the event at the North York Civic Centre from communities including Baloch, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Ahwazi Arabs, and Turkoman to pay their respects to the revolutionary scholar, Prof. Dashtyari.
Opening Speech by President, BHRC (Canada) at the Memorial Reference for Martyred Prof. Saba Dashtyari in Toronto, Canada
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Good evening. On behalf of the Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada), I welcome you all today at this memorial reference for Prof. Saba Dashtyari, murdered in cold-blood by the Pakistani military intelligence agencies. He was hit with multiple shots fired at close range by automatic weapons on June 1, 2011 in Quetta, Balochistan.