Daily Archives: June 16, 2013
BALOCHISTAN: A woman Lashkar-e-Jhangvi suicide bomber carried out the devastating attack on a university bus carrying women and her male accomplice struck a hospital in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, police said, as the death toll on Sunday rose to 26 in the multiple strikes.
The banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) has claimed responsibility for Saturday’s attacks on the bus and at the Bolan Medical Complex, saying they were carried out in retaliation for a raid against the group by security forces.
The establishment and its intellectuals’ priority has never been the rights of the Baloch and Sindhis
The envisaged Gwadar-Khunjrab-Kashgar railway and oil pipeline, for which a feasibility report was completed by Chinese engineers before Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s 2010 visit to Pakistan, bodes evil for the Baloch people’s rights. This is but a part of the larger strategy aimed at ensuring that Balochistan becomes the Tibet and Xinjiang of Pakistan. Masood Khan, Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, had then stated, “We support China’s policy on Tibet, Xinjiang and human rights.” China-Pakistan relations are based on mutual support for human rights violations.