Daily Archives: September 20, 2016

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ‘illegal’: Mahran Marri

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ANI | Geneva | September 19, 2016: Maintaining that Balochistan is an occupied territory by Pakistan, Mehran Marri, Baloch Representative at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), on Monday said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an “illegal” project.”

I have started my talks basically on the legality of CPEC. CPEC is an illegal project. It should first and foremost be counted on legality. Balochistan is an occupied territory. It is an occupied nation by Pakistan,” Marri told ANI.

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a fully militarized project: Paulo Casaca

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He was of the opinion that harsh measures of war are taken against whoever protests and this is not coming to a halt.

ANI | Geneva | September 20, 2016: Maintaining that human rights violations in Balochistan are at its worst, Paulo Casaca, a former member of the European Parliament, said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a fully militarized project.

Casaca said that people who raise their voices on the issue in Pakistan are murdered and their bodies dumped.

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Curfew-like situation in Mashkay, local faced with food & water shortages

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BALOCHISTAN: Many remote outskirts of Mashkay remain to be under complete siege for the seventh consecutive day. Villagers are being starved to death.

According to details, a curfew-like situation prevailed in many parts of Mashkay when Pakistan army and other law enforcement agencies launched a military offensive at the area, burning down scores of houses to ashes after looting all valuables and household items on September 11th, 2016.

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