Monthly Archives: August 2015

A brief report on human rights violations in Balochistan by VBMP

Voice for Baloch Missing Persons

Composed by Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP)

 1: This year in 2015 many parts of Balochistan operations were conducted, and in some areas it is still going on. Many deputations came from the operation hit areas to report abductions and enforced disappearances by paramilitary troops. Security forces have already thrown the mutilated bodies of numerous missing Baloch.

In district Noshki during an operation four mutilated bodies were found. According to the claim of security forces they were the insurgents killed in the combat among these bodies one was recognized as a previously abducted Baloch who was arrested with his brother six months earlier and his whereabouts remained unknown until the Noshki operation. In a change of policy the Pakistani security forces have started to dump the bodies of previously abducted Baloch during operation claiming that they were militants killed during battle. Whereas VBMP have them listed as missing from past several years.

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Paleed tar bashad – Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

How drugs reach Karachi from Helmand does not need a rocket science explanation. Palms are greased along the route and, therefore, it is of little wonder that drug prices at the destination are exorbitant.

Mir Muhammad Ali TalpurKhurram Hussain Sahib, in an article titled ‘Hidden economy’, published in an English daily recently, raised important questions pointing to something sinister that goes on unnoticed. He says: “The State Bank operates 16 clearing houses in cities all over the country. Every month it releases data on how many cheques were presented for clearing in each of these, and what the total amount cleared by the cheques was. If you take this data, which stretches back to 1999, and plot it for each city in Pakistan, you notice something very interesting. Remove the cities of Karachi and Lahore from the sample for the time being because these are global cities in a sense with long distance connections. Compare only the regional cities and here is what you will find.

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Aug 30: International day for Enforce Disappeared

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August 29, 2015 · 3:00 pm

In Karachi, digging up and adding to the treasure of Balochi literature

Balochi Litrature

“Our areas are not simply places of gangs and violence. We have a glorious history and organise literary activities. But no one is showing it

Zia Ur Rehman

KARACHI: Amid the gang violence and the ongoing crackdown against criminal syndicates, many literary organisations are trying to revive the glorious past of Karachi’s Baloch-populated neighbourhoods in their contribution to Balochi poetry, fiction and culture.

Recently, the Nokaap Labzanki Majlis, a Baloch-literary organisation active in the Faqir Colony neighbourhood of Orangi Town, organised a gathering to launch a Balochi book titled “Rajdaptar-e-Falsafaen Sama”.

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Aug 26: Shaheed Kamisa Khan Marri and his unknown comrades

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August 25, 2015 · 3:00 pm

Aug 26: Tiger of Balochistan; Shaheed Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti

The dream of Shaheed Nawab Akbar Bugti lives on


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اکّڑ ہو یا بکّڑ دونوں ایک

تحریر: میر محمد علی ٹالپر

ترجمہ: لطیف بلیدی

تحفظ کی رقم کے طور پر اضافی کمائی دراصل ’بھتہ خوری‘ کے بدصورت لفظ کیلئے محض ایک زیادہ قابل احترام نام ہے

Mir Muhammad Ali Talpurمورخہ 3 اگست کے سینیٹ اجلاس کے دوران پختونخوا ملی عوامی پارٹی کے سینیٹر عثمان کاکڑ نے فرنٹیئر کور (ایف سی) اور ہرنائی میں کوئلے کی کانوں کے لیز مالکان کے درمیان دستخط ہونے والے ایک معاہدے اور موخر الذکر پر ایف سی کی طرف سے ٹیکس کے نفاذ کی ایک تحریک پر بحث شروع کی۔ انہوں نے ایف سی پر الزام لگایا کہ ”وہ حکومت بلوچستان کے معاملات میں بے جا مداخلت کرکے صوبائی خود مختاری میں دخل انداز ہورہی ہے“ اور انہوں نے مزید کہا کہ اگرچہ وزیر اعلیٰ ڈاکٹر عبدالمالک نے اس معاہدے کے ”غیر قانونی“ ہونے کا اعلان تو کیا تھا لیکن ایف سی اب بھی تحفظ کی رقم کے طور پر فی ٹن کوئلے پر 220 روپے وصول کررہی ہے۔ پیپلز پارٹی کے فرحت اللہ بابر نے کہا کہ ایف سی صوبائی حکومت کی ہدایات کی نافرمانی کر رہی ہے اور ”ماورائے آئین اقدامات“ اٹھا رہی ہے۔ انہوں نے ان ایف سی افسران کیخلاف کارروائی کا بھی مطالبہ کیا جنہیں عدالتوں میں لاپتہ افراد کے رشتہ داروں کی طرف سے نامزد کیا گیا تھا۔ داخلہ کے وزیر مملکت بلیغ الرحمان نے کہا کہ بلوچستان حکومت نے معاہدے کے بارے میں وفاقی حکومت سے کوئی باضابطہ شکایت نہیں کی ہے اور صوبائی محکمہ کانکنی کے حکام معاہدے پر دستخط کی تقریب میں موجود تھے۔

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