Daily Archives: April 7, 2018

Quetta Attack a Gory Reminder of Islamic State’s Presence in Balochistan

The Pakistan Army continues to deny that ISIS is active in Pakistan, despite the mounting evidence.

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

On Easter Monday, four members of a Christian family were shot dead in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s volatile Balochistan province. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) in a press statement issued by the jihadist group.

The very next day, a Pakistan Army spokesperson “categorically” denied the presence of ISIS in the country, choosing instead to extol his organization’s performance by saying that “the security situation in the province [Balochistan] has improved owing to the collective efforts of civil and military leadership.”

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Iran: Baloch Children Deprived Of Education In Sistan And Baluchistan Province

The governor of a town in Sistan and Baluchestan Province says the majority of those children deprived of education do not have identification documents.

Homeira Rigi, the Governor of Qasre Qand who is the first female governor of Iran, talked to ILNA about the high percentage of children and teenagers deprived of education in the province.

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