Daily Archives: November 3, 2022

Explainer: UN Security Council Holds Historic Meeting On Iran

The UN Security Council on November 2 held an informal meeting on the bloody crackdown by the Islamic Republic of Iran on a wave of protests that has rocked the country for the past six weeks. Iran’s UN mission had called for the cancellation of the meeting, alleging that holding it would be “illegal.” Why was this meeting historic, and what are its expected results?

Why “historic?”

It is the first time since the founding of the Islamic Republic of Iran 43 years ago that the UN Security Council, a body whose primary responsibility is to maintain international peace and security, has examined the issue of human rights in Iran.

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Bolan Offensive: Pakistani forces detain Baloch women and children

The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons on Thursday reported that Pakistani forces have detained several people including women and children during the Bolan offensive. However, so far at least six Baloch women and children’s identities have been confirmed.

The detained women and children have been named Sammo Samalani, Zarbakht Samalani, Bani Samalani and her two daughters Sameeda Samalani and Raaji.

The VBMP has appealed for the immediate release of the women and children of Samalani tribes from the Bolan area of ​​Balochistan.

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Balochistan: Bolan remains under siege for 4th day, locals face food shortage

Military operation in Bolan area of Balochistan continues for the fourth day today. The area is reportedly under complete siege by the Pakistan army.

The military operation in Bolan and its adjacent areas started on Sunday that continues to date. All traffic routes have been blocked and a large number of gunship helicopters were spotted hovering over these areas.

According to reports from local sources, the closure of all transport routes and curfew in the entire area has caused a severe shortage of food for the local population. The residents of the areas under siege are not allowed for any sort of movement and the sick are facing hardships for not being given access to medicines and doctors.

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Nov 04: Shaheed Fida Baloch

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November 3, 2022 · 3:00 am