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Iranian Balochistan is a “Hunting Ground” – Nasser Boladai

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Islamic extremism of any kind, no matter if it comes from the Ayatollahs or ISIS [Islamic State], cannot solve the people´s problems so both are condemned to disappear” – Nasser Boladai

Karflos Zurutuza interviews Nasser Boladai, spokesperson of the Congress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran (CNFI)

GENEVA, Apr 17 2015 (IPS) – Nasser Boladai is the spokesperson of the Congress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran (CNFI), an umbrella movement aimed at expanding support for a secular, democratic and federal Iran. IPS spoke with him in Geneva, where he was invited to speak at a recent conference on Human Rights and Global Perspectives in his native Balochistan region.

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In Focus: Balochistan activists urge Pakistan to ‘treat us as human beings and give us independence’

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The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has been organising protests in several European capitals to shed light on alleged human rights abuses in the Balochistan province, in western Pakistan.

IBTimes UK spoke with the president of the party’s UK chapter, Mansoor Baluch, who alleged that dozens of Baloch people are abducted and executed by Pakistani security agencies and the Pakistani Army.

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