Daily Archives: August 10, 2012
Balochistan: Iranian security forces firing, one killed and four injured
Quetta: Iran’s Al-mersaad opened firing on Baloch protesters in Bogaan bazaar here on Wednesday. At least one man has been killed and four women critically injured.
According to details the Iranian Al-mersaad force has attempted to set up a check post in Bogaan Bazaar, a town in Iranian occupied Balochistan. The residents of the area objected saying that setting up of the check post will make life difficult for already oppressed people. The resident of the area gathered to register their protest but the Iranian security forces opened indiscriminate firing on them. Resultantly, one man was killed and four women have been wounded.
Balochistan: Doctors vowed to continue protest till release of colleagues
Occupied Balochistan: Baloch doctor’s Forum, in a statement, said that Baloch Doctors’ Forum and Pakistan Medical Association started the ongoing protest when Dr Deen Mohammad Bangulzai was discovered, and it will continue until the release of Dr Ghulam Rasul, Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch and Doctor Akbar Marri.
The protesting doctors said the government was not paying serious attention to their protest because it has failed to protect the doctors and arrest abductors and killers of their associates. “The killers of Professor Dr Mazar Khan Baloch, Dr Baqir Shah, Dr Saleh Baloch, Dr Momtaz Haydar, Dr Samad Khan Achakzai and others are still at large”, said the BDF.
Protests to be held on International Day against Disappearances
London: Baloch Student Organisation – Azad and International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons are holding simultaneous protests in several countries on the International Day against Disappearances for the safe release of Zakir Majeed Baloch and other missing persons.
Zakir Majeed Baloch, the senior vice chairman of Baloch Student Organization – Azad is missing since 8th June 2009. He was abducted by Pakistani Intelligence agencies and his whereabouts are still unknown. It is pertinent to mention that recently the US Congressmen Dana Rohrabacher has written to the secretary of state Ms. Hilary Clinton to enquire about the case of Zakir Majeed and other forced-disappeared Baloch persons.
Pakistan mainstream media silent on Balochistan issue: VBMP
The protest of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, an Organisation striving for the safe release of abducted Baloch, has reached to its 864th on Tuesday.
A delegation of Balochistan civil society and lawyer’s community visited the protest camp, outside Quetta Press Club, to express their solidarity with families of abducted and extra-judicially killed Baloch activists. The delegation has assured the protesters that they will support them at these hard times and stand with them in solidarity.