Daily Archives: March 27, 2014

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

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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Calm in Lyari sign of a gathering storm?

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Karachi: As Baba Ladla and Uzair Baloch entered a truce brokered by Qaumi Awami Tehreek chief Ayaz Latif Palijo, a pressure group, quintessentially led by the locals of Lyari, was concurrently gaining momentum in the neighbourhood.

It is the Save Lyari Movement – “a pressure group that was the result of the angst and helplessness of the people of Lyari” is how one of its leading members defines it.
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