The journalists at the National Press Club in Islamabad started asking questions with intention to provocate, ridicule and malign the Marchers in particular and the Baloch in general. Angered by their attitude Banuk Farzana Majeed Baloch gave them a dressing down they will never ever forget.
It is difficult to put those emotions into the translation but at least people will get an idea what she said.
KARACHI: The government of Pakistan has ignored the historical long march of Balochistan by Voice of Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP} and families of missing persons for the recovery of disappeared persons of Balochistan.
According to media reports the four page memorandum demanded the UN to investigate issues of missing persons; target killings; enforced disappearances; alleged involvement of agencies in heinous crimes; and a UN fact-finding mission to investigate mass graves and international standard DNA tests to identify bodies.
People from Pakistan’s troubled southwestern Balochistan province have marched over 2,000 kilometres to Islamabad to demand their political rights and civil liberties.
ISLAMABAD: People from Pakistan’s troubled southwestern Balochistan province have marched to Islamabad to demand that their voices be heard.
They began their walk last year and have travelled more than 2,000 kilometres to reach the capital, seeking basic political rights and civil liberties.
BALOCHISTAN: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has expressed concern over government’s refusal to allow right activists and media personnel to visit Balochistan’s Totak area where human bodies were found in unconventional graves.
A meeting of the HRCP presided over by its Balochistan chapter chairman Tahir Hussain Khan was held on Monday to review the situation of human rights violation in the province.