Daily Archives: November 6, 2022

Baluch Woman Faces Death For Leading Protest in Iran

At least 530 killed and 25,000 detained by security forces

The Iran uprising continued on Day 51, Saturday, November 5, 2022, despite a bloody crackdown on Friday in Khash, south-eastern Iran, which left at least 20 dead and more than 60 wounded.

Iranian students held protests in dozens of universities with anti-regime slogans.

Students at Tehran University, Kharazmi in Karaj, Allameh Tabatabai, Sharif, Azad University Science and Research Branch, Amir Kabir, Azad University Tehran North Branch, and Pardis North held gatherings and sit-ins, chanting slogans against the mullahs’ rule of oppression.  

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Nov 07: Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch

A Tribute to Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch (Urdu)

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The mega follies

Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

POLITICS is all about perception. If people believe that a policy is detrimental to their interests, not even a deluge of spin, arranged news conferences, full-page advertisements and assurances by its advocates is going to change that perception.

A majority of people in Balochistan view mega projects with extreme suspicion and certainly not without reason. The gaping divide between proclaimed intentions and reality completely undermines the already zero credibility of the government’s assurances in Balochistan regarding the people and its vast resources.

Gwadar, located on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, was granted to a Muscat sultan by the Khan of Kalat in 1783 and transferred to the mother province for £3m in 1958. At present, some 13 million barrels of oil pass by the port daily. Its strategic importance and economic potential has made it a favourite of many contending interests.

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A Tribute to Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch

بے شک تو بگش ظلم بکن آس بجن
من دارءِ سرءَ حق گشاں چُپ نباں

Tribute to Shaheed Nisar Baloch

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