Monthly Archives: October 2016

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October 29, 2016 · 3:00 pm

Call for recovery of Wahid Baloch

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LAHORE – Civil society activists yesterday called for recovery of Baloch poet, social worker, and publisher who went ‘missing’ three months ago.

Abdul Wahid Baloch, according to his family, was picked up by law enforcement agencies from Karachi Superhighway on July 26.

Dozens of civil society activists including relatives of Wahid gathered outside the Lahore Press Club and staged a protest demonstration, demanding the authorities to release the man.

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Quetta terror attacks: The growth of Islamic terrorism in Balochistan

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Islamic terrorism increases in secular Balochistan as Pakistan face accusations of inaction against terrorism.

By Ludovica Iaccino

The three suicide bombings that killed at least 60 people in Quetta, Pakistan, on 24 October, have shone a spotlight, once again, on the problem of growing Islamic terrorism in the vastly secular province of Balochistan.

The Islamic State (Isis/Daesh) terror group claimed responsibility for the attack at the police training facility, while the Pakistani government accused the Sunni militant organisation Lashkar-e-Jhangvi for the carnage.

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بوند بوند پانی کو ترستے گوادر کے شہری

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بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، گوادر

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دور دور تک خشک بنجر زمین اور اڑتی ریت کی دھول میں پانی کے ایک ٹینک سے ٹپکتی آخری بوندوں کے حصول کی امید لیے تپتی دھوپ میں کھڑی خواتین اور بچیاں۔

یہ بلوچستان کے کسی دور دراز گاؤں کا نہیں بلکہ گوادر کا ایک منظر ہے جو نہ صرف چین پاکستان اقتصادی راہداری کا اہم حصہ ہے بلکہ یہاں ایک ‘میگا سٹی’ قائم ہونے جا رہا ہے۔

گوادر میں مفلسی اور دیگر معاشی مسائل کے باوجود وہاں کے لوگوں کو

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Missing rights activist Haider Baloch returns home after 3 years

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By: Behram Baloch

BALOCHISTAN: A human rights activist and prominent lawyer of Makran who had been missing for about three years has returned his home in Turbat.

Advocate Haider Baloch went missing on Nov 27, 2013, when he was returning his home in Kosh Kalat area of Turbat after attending district court proceedings.

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Act against terrorists, otherwise we’ll act alone: US warn Pakistan

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PTI | Oct 23, 2016, WASHINGTON: In a blunt message, the US has warned Pakistan that it will not hesitate to act alone, when necessary, to disrupt and destroy terror networks as the country’s powerful spy agency ISI was not acting against all terror groups operating on its soil.

“The problem is that there are forces within the Pakistani government — specifically in Pakistan’s Inter- Services Intelligence or ISI — that refuse to take similar steps against all the terrorist groups active in Pakistan, tolerating some groups — or even worse,” Adam Szubin, Acting Under Secretary on Countering the Financing of Terrorism, told a Washington audience.

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Pakistan terrorises Balochistan — world must speak out

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Pakistan’s south-western province of Balochistan is the site of an intense struggle for self-determination against the federal government.

Despite the province being rich in natural resources, the Baloch majority ethnic group remains economically marginalised and receives little benefit from development in region.

In its efforts to counter the Baloch struggle, the Pakistani state has resorted over the years to violent repression and indiscriminate warfare.

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