“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.
Baloch national leader and president of Baloch Republican Party (BRP) Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti delivered his speech in event of American Friend Of Balochistan (AFB) in Washington DC, where party activists and people from various part of the world participated on the occasion and paid their respect to Shaheed Nawab Akbar Bugti on his 10th martyrdom anniversary.
This is a first such joint protest by the activists belonging to different organisations for a common purpose of ceasing CPEC activities
LONDON: Baloch and Sindhi leaders held a joint protest against the ongoing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan outside the Chinese Embassy in London.
This is a first such joint protest by the activists belonging to different organisations for a common purpose of ceasing CPEC activities and preventing gross human rights violations.