Daily Archives: January 4, 2016

Qambar Chakar: A Man and a Myth

Qamber Chakar was abducted by Pakistani state intelligence agencies on 26 November 2010 from his house in Shahi tump. He bullet ridden body was found with his colleague student Illyas Nassar on 5 January 2011 from Pedark near Turbat. This article is being re-posted in his memory. (Baluch Sarmachar) 

by: Baloch Students Action Committee, BUITEMS

Birth of a Leader

In Shahi Tump, a far-flung town of Balochistan in Kech (Turbat) district, the house of Chakar Baloch was overflowed with merriness and gleaming lights over the birth of the first son, Qambar. The boy was to become an inspriational leader for the Baloch people soon after entering his teen ages. One day, some ill-fated soldiers of darkness would walk, take this light away to the shadow of torture and death. His was a story of celebrations in unison. When he was born, the whole family, even the entire town cheered up with uncontrollable delight. When he was killed, the whole of Balochistan wept. His was a song of happiness and a melancholy.

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January 4, 2016 · 3:00 pm