Daily Archives: June 8, 2016

ذاکر مجید عدم بازیابی: کراچی پریس کلب کے سامنے احتجاجی کیمپ کا انعقاد کیا گیا

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کوئٹہ (سنگر نیوز) بی ایس او آزاد کی مرکزی کال پر تنظی کے سابقہ وائس چیئرمین زاکر مجید بلوچ کی اغواء نما گرفتاری کو 7سال کا طویل عرصہ مکمل ہونے اور ان کی عدم بازیابی کے خلاف آج کراچی پریس کلب کے سامنے یک روزہ احتجاجی کیمپ کا انعقاد کیا گیا۔ جس میں بی ایس او آزادکے کارکنان اور بلوچ عوام سمیت انسانی حقوق کے تنظیموں کی کارکنوں نے شرکت کی۔

سول سوسائٹی کے کارکنان نے بی ایس او آزاد سے اظہار یکجہتی کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ بلوچستان میں طلباء کی گمشدگی و ان کے لاشوں کی برآمدگی جمہوری سیاست کو ناممکن بنا رہے ہیں۔

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Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour

Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed

The drone strike that targeted the Taliban leader points to a troubling future for Pakistan’s largest province.

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai

In July 2015, when Afghan intelligence reported that Taliban leader Mullah Omar had in fact been dead for two years, the Taliban chose as their new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour. That selection created a fissure in the Afghan Taliban. In recent months, rumors emerged that Mullah Mansour was killed in Kuchlak – a town about 25 km from Quetta, and home to half a million mostly Afghan refugees – in a gunfight with a rival faction. The Taliban sought to quash the rumors by releasing an audio message in which Mullah Mansour denied he had been killed.

بلوچستان اور ملا اختر منصور کی ہلاکت

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China’s Silk Road may not be that silky

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The argument that China’s Silk Road is about transforming one of the previously most forgotten regions of the world into a vibrant and growing new economic space needs to be critically examined, especially with regard to its political and strategic repercussions

Investments worth billions of dollars notwithstanding, China’s Silk Road projects come with a political baggage and are creating problems in countries that are currently cheering about it.

Militarization of the erstwhile politically unstable regions and uneven development across them are the two most important outcomes of these projects. These two issues are likely to shatter the myth over the huge success “of the Road.”

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