BALOCHISTAN: Bibi Gul’s House is burnt for the fourth time after she held a press conference about Enforced Disappearance and Human Rights violations, on 30th August, 2016.
Bibi Gul Baloch, Chairperson of Baloch Human Rights Organization (B.H.R.O), a Human Rights Group working in and outside Balochistan to highlight the Human Rights situation in the region, held a press conference in Quetta Press Club on 30th August, 2016, together with Nasrullah Baloch, the President and Mama Qadeer, Vice President of Vice for Baloch Missing Persons (V.B.M.P) and issued the details of Human Rights violation committed in the month of August specifically and in the year 2016, generally.
“The Baloch, Indian and other nations who have been the victims of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism can together defeat it.”
Prasun Sonwalkar, Hindustan Times, Cardiff
A decade after he left Pakistan and went into self-exile in Britain, the scion of the ruling family of one of the country’s largest princely states says his sole aim is regaining independence for Balochistan, which was annexed at the point of a gun.
Like other Baloch nationalists, Mir Suleman Dawood Jan Ahmedzai, the current holder of the title of “Khan of Kalat”, welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “brave and long-awaited” remarks on atrocities allegedly committed in Balochistan by Pakistan.
Munich, Berlin, Dusseldorf (Germany): In a bid to highlight the ongoing Baloch genocide and human rights violations and the disappearance of Baloch people through the hands of Pakistani military and intelligence agencies in Balochistan, the Baloch National Movement (BNM) Germany chapter held demonstrations in different cities.
The demonstrations were held in Dusseldorf, Berlin and Munich on August 30, which is also marked as “The International Day of the victims of the enforced disappearance” by the Baloch people.
Note: On the “International day for Enforce Disappeared” we are publishing this article again (it was first published on 19 April 2012) to pay tribute to Mahir Bibi Marri and her struggle for the safe recovery of her relative and other enforce disappeared Baloch.
Imagine you are forced to live your all life alone without any relative in your life, forcedly taken, beaten & killed & you didnt got the chance to see their faces for the last time. The very thought of living alone makes you shiver because it is hardly impossible for a human to even live a second without anybody giving you a back support.
Now lets put a woman in this example when her husband was dragged, beaten, manhandled & later bristled with bullets infront of her and the children, she suffered the most horrific sight but didn’t flinched because of her children, when the assailant were done they slapped her & ordered her not to drag any judicial inquiries in this or she will face the dire consequences. She didn’t reacted nor did she went for the police neither she went for judicial inquiries hoping that the worst was over, but she was wrong.
“We were happy, as people told us we would be rich, but now, this has turned into a nightmare and the black gold has become a black snake that is displacing us from our ancestral land,”
Thario Halepoto village is located in the Thar desert in south-eastern Pakistan, around 400 kilometers east of the port city of Karachi.
You can hear the scream of peafowl and bells sounding around the necks of grazing goats and cows. Women wearing colourful clothes carrying water pitchers on their head walk between the sand dunes.
Around 1,000 households live in the village, the majority of them part of the Halepoto clan.