The Frontier Corps (F.C.) launched a fresh military operation in Mashky area of Awaran District on December 25th which has culminated in extraordinary casualties. Two days after it was launched, the operation, according to sources on the ground, is still underway. The security forces have kept the civilian population under absolute siege, disconnecting and disrupting all forms of communication and food supplies to the communities dwelling in this remote district of Balochistan. Media reports in the vernacular press say that the security forces have killed more than twenty people, including women and children, whisked away several residents during door-to-door search operations and also burned the houses of the community.
Daily Archives: December 28, 2012
Most of the country was distracted by the frenzy of a cricket match against rival India, while its tiny Christian population was observing one of their darkest years ever.
But the condition of Pakistan’s Christians on this, their “dark Christmas,” paled when compared to what was unfolding in the country’s southwest region at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.
International Human Rights Organisations should take notice of Pakistani atrocities in Balochistan: Khalil Baloch
Occupied Balochistan: The chairman of Baloch National Movement (BNM), Khalil Baloch, has announced a nationwide protest movement, on Tuesday, against Pakistani barbarism and ongiong military offensives in Balochistan.
He alleged, “Pakistani occupying military have been conducting a brutal army operation in Mashkay of Awaran district using heavy weaponry against unarmed population.”
NEW DELHI: Pakistan is becoming harder and harder to govern and it may soon see its boundaries being redrawn as separatist movements continue to gather momentum, says Robert D Kaplan, one of the world’s highly reputed authorities on geopolitics, defence and foreign policy.
“It is unclear whether Pakistan can hold together as a state because you have these movements, the Baloch separatist movement, the Sindhi nationalist movement, etc, which make it harder to govern that country in the years ahead,” says the 60-year-old whose latest book ” The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate ” looks at how geography contributes to political upheavals.
بلوچستان میں زمین، سندھ کی طرح بندر بانٹ کردی گئی ہوتی اگر بلوچ یہ بات سمجھ نہ لیتے کہ ملکیت سے محرومی کا مطلب بیدخلی ہے