BALOCHISTAN: An unknown dead body was found in Absar Turbat, district Kech in the morning of 16th October, 2016. The body remained unknown for several hours and was later recognized as Babul Salman, perhaps a guess was made on the looks and the age which had some similarities to that of a Babul.
On the next day it was confirmed that the dead body found was not of any Babul, but of Latif Baloch, a shepherd who was abducted by Pakistani security forces during the military operation in Awaran on 5th of October. Same military operation caused Hasil (Qazi), a local leader of Baloch Students Organization – Azad (BSO-Azad), dead in the shelling of military helicopters in the region.
BALOCHISTAN: The son of enforced-disappeared Ali Asghar Bangulzai said that his father was abducted on 18 October, 2001 exactly 15 years ago on this day.
The Baloch tailor Mr Bangulzai’s son Ghulam Farooq Bangulzai said, “We have been struggling peacefully and all using democratic mediums to seek justice and release of our father. We have knocked the door of all department but none has provided us justice.
By Zoya Anwer
Speakers at seminar say missing persons now a national issue
“If I’m standing before you today, it could be you in my position tomorrow,” Hani Baloch, daughter of literary figure Wahid Baloch who has been missing for over two and a half months in what is alleged to be a case of enforced disappearance, told an audience at a seminar on Saturday evening.