Daily Archives: September 25, 2013
JSQM held a demonstration against enforced disappearances
[DOKRI] Activists of the Jeay Sindh Qoumi Mahaz (JSQM) held a demonstration outside the press club in protest against alleged enforced disappearances of Shahid Junejo, Asghar Jamali, Zameer Khaskheli and others. JSQM leaders Siraj, Zaheer, Ruk Sindhi and Ahmed Ali Noonari demanded immediate release of missing activists.
State institutions are whisking away youngsters as the Baloch genocide: VBMP
Members of political parties and civil society concerned over extra-judicial detentions, enforced disappearances and recovery of mutilated bodies. Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) had organised the session at Quetta Press Club.
BALOCHISTAN – Various politicians and civil society members have expressed deep concern over the incidents of extra-judicial detentions, disappearances and recovery of mutilated bodies in Balochistan.
The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons organised a session, “The role of democratic political parties and civil society in curbing the extra judicial killings,’ here at the Press Club Tuesday.
Updated: Death toll from Balochistan earthquake reaches 600
A powerful earthquake has killed at least 600 people and toppled thousands of mud-built homes in Balochistan. The 7.7-magnitude quake struck on Tuesday afternoon at a depth of 20km (13 miles) north-east of Awaran, the US Geological Survey said.
Many houses were flattened and thousands of people have spent the night in the open.
After the quake, a small island appeared off the coast near the port of Gwadar, witnesses reported.