Daily Archives: August 1, 2016

The Perils of Pakistani Migrants Heading to Europe


In violation of the terms of the Geneva Convention, European authorities appear to be judging asylum claims based on nationality, not individual cases. Pakistanis are generally being categorized as “economic migrants” and not refugees. Simultaneously, Turkey has worked out a readmission agreement with Pakistan in order to deport Pakistanis back to their homeland.

At an asylum office in Athens, Qadeer Sagar Baloch, 27, and his friends tried to explain their situation to an asylum officer. They carried with them a letter written by one Faiz Mohammed Baloch who runs the International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (IVBMP) from an office in London.

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Aug 2: Shaheed Abdul Majeed Baloch

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August 1, 2016 · 3:00 pm

BNM Protest in Toronto Demands Immediate Release of Wahid Baloch

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International Bodies Must Intervene to Stop Pak Army Atrocities in Balochistan

Toronto, July 31, 2016 – Baloch National Movement (BNM) called for a protest in Toronto today against the enforced disappearance of Wahid Baloch by the Pakistani security agencies on July 26, 2016 when he was returning to Karachi. His vehicle was stopped at the Toll Plaza entry point and he was whisked away at gunpoint by masked ISI personnel. Mr. Baloch is missing since then.

The local police station has refused to file a report on his illegal abduction without giving any reason as to why the legal process was being obstructed.

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