Monthly Archives: March 2014

Baloch Canadians Observe March 27th Black Day – Speakers at Toronto Meeting Support Independence of Balochistan

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Toronto, March 29, 2014 – BHRC (Canada) held a meeting in Toronto to mark the Pakistani military invasion of Balochistan on March 27, 1948. The gathering of Baloch, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Ahwazi Arabs and Azeri Turks was addressed by speakers from various organizations. The event in Toronto was part of the Black Day observed throughout Balochistan to voice their dissent against the forced annexation of Baloch lands into Pakistan by an illegal military invasion.
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Blacklisted in Baluchistan

Willem Marx, right, launched his book 'Balochistan at a Crossroads' on March 13 in New York City. (

Willem Marx, right, launched his book ‘Balochistan at a Crossroads’ on March 13 in New York City.

By Sumit Galhotra/CPJ Asia Program Research Associate

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made a series of commitments to safeguard press freedom during a meeting with a CPJ delegation last week. Among them was a pledge to speak out in support of media freedom and against attacks on journalists, particularly in high-conflict areas like Baluchistan.

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خضدار:اجتماعی قبر والے علاقے سے مزید تین لاشیں برآمد

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پاکستان کے صو بہ بلوچستان کے ضلع خضدار کے اجتماعی قبروں والے علاقے توتک سے اتوار کو مزید تین افراد کی لاشیں ملی ہیں۔توتک کے اسی مقام سے 24 جنوری کو ایک اجتماعی قبر سے 13 افراد کی لاشیں برآمد ہوئیں تھیں اور ان تین لاشوں کی برآمدگی کے ساتھ یہاں سے ملنے والی لاشوں کی تعداد 16 ہو گئی ہے۔

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Three bodies recovered from mass grave in Balochistan

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QUETTA: Three more dead bodies were recovered from a mass grave in Balochistan’s Khuzdar district on Sunday, a levies official said.

A levies official, who requested anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media, told Dawn.com that three more dead bodies were recovered from a mass grave in Totak area of Khuzdar.
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‘One who pays the piper calls the tunes’: On China in Balochistan

The higher the stakes the more intense the resentment and resistance is bound to be and consequently the repression too will assume horrific proportions.

by Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

Mir Muhammad Ali TalpurHave you ever thought when and why an investor needs to have armed back-up for it to continue to develop, yes that is what they say to develop, a mine a port or power-station etc. They need to do have armed security when they are doing it without the consent of the people and need that armed security to keep their resentment in check and suppressed and this results in human rights violation which are explained away as deterring misguided people from putting up obstacles in way of development and progress.

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Wakeup Lyari : How you see your future?

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March 29, 2014 · 12:20 am

Shutter-down strike observed in major parts of Balochistan, protest called by BNF

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QUETTA: A shutter-down and wheel-jam strike was observed in major parts of Balochistan on Thursday as part of a protest called by the Baloch National Front (BNF) against what they described as a forced accession of the province to Pakistan on March 27, 1948.

The strike was backed by other Baloch nationalist parties also against the accession.
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