Daily Archives: November 3, 2013

BHRC-IVBMP (Canada) Condemn Knife Attack on BNM Leader in UK

Hammal Haider Baloch

Toronto – Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) strongly condemned the attempted assault on the life of Hammal Haider, Central Committee member of Baloch National Movement in London, UK. The assault took place when Mr. Haider was walking with a friend to his residence in a neighbourhood dominated mostly by Pakistani immigrants.

The assailant lunged at Mr. Haider from a dark street corner, brandishing a sword-like dagger and shouting profanities at him – “Traitor, infidel, we will never let you break Pakistan.” When Mr. Haider’s friend tried to intervene, he too was shouted at by the attacker who seemed to be in his late 20s and spoke with a Punjabi accent. Mr. Haider’s life was saved with the sudden appearance of a group of people, which made the assailant nervous and he finally fled the scene.

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Baloch Liberation Party changes its name to Balochistan Independence Movement

Balochistan MapBalochistan: The central organising committee of Baloch Liberation Party has unanimously decided to change the party’s name to Balochistan Independence Movement (BIM) on Saturday. “The party’s flag and aims and objectives will remain unchanged, we have only decide to change the name of the party,” The BLP said in a press release. The meeting also discussed regional and international issues.

The BIM said that Baloch struggle for freedom has succeeded in gaining a space on international agendas and it was becoming clear on international level that Baloch have no other demand than the freedom of Balochistan.

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