Occupied Balohistan: The outstanding Islamic scholar, Shaikh Abdol-Hameed Isma’eelzahi, alluded to some whispers of dividing “Sistan-Baluchistan Province” and warned the authorities over removal of the word ‘Baluchistan’ on Friday, 01-March-2013 in Zahedan.
Khateeb of Ahl-us-Sunnah in the capital of Sistan-Baluchistan added more, “It has been heard some elements want division of the province; the thing that has worried all classes of the society is over deletion of the word ‘Baluchistan’ from the map of Iran. They suggest names for new provinces like ‘Sistan’, ‘Makoran’, ‘Velayat’ and etc. Baluchistan is an inseparable part of the history and identity of Iran. Some elements want to uproot people’s national and cultural identity.”
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The recent UNPO Conference on Balochistan in London led to the Pakistani High Commissioner in the UK to state that foreigners should respect the integrity of Pakistan, instead of interfering in the country’s internal affairs.
Below is an article published by the Friday Times:
To highlight the plight of the Baloch and Hazara Shias in Balochistan, a day conference entitled “Global and Regional Security Challenges in South Asia: What Future for Balochistan” was organized by Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) at The Royal Society, London. The conference was attended by US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, Congressman Brain Higgins, Baloch nationalists, Khan of Qalat Mir Suleman Daud, Nawab Mehran Mari, Baloch representative in the UN, Noor-ud-din Mengal, and columnist Tarek Fatah.