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Tortured Baluch Cleric in Solitary Confinement for Months
Well-respected Sunni Baluch cleric Molavi Abdulmajid Moradzahi has been languishing in solitary confinement for the past four months without any formal charges.
The 63-year-old man, known for his influential role as an advisor to Molavi Abdulhamid, the country’s most prominent Sunni cleric, was arrested on January 30 during anti-government protests in the restive south-eastern city of Zahedan.
The Baluch Activists Campaign, which monitors rights violations in Sistan and Baluchistan province, reported that Moradzahi is being subjected to torture.Continue reading
Pak Army abducts Baloch poet from Balochistan
In the middle of the long-prevailing enforced disappearance in Balochistan by the Pakistan Army, another young Baloch named Sakhi Bakhsh Baloch has been abducted from Turbat.
Sakhi Baloch, also known as Sakhi Sawar, hails from the Nal Grisha Siraj area of Khuzdar district in Balochistan. He relocated to Turbat with his family in search of better work opportunities. Sakhi, a Balochi language teacher, and poet, was known to teach various students through online platforms before his disappearance.Continue reading
Mother Of Zakir Majeed Baloch Appeals For Protest On June 8
Zakir Majeed Baloch’s mother has said that her son was forcibly abducted on June 8, 2009, by Pakistani law enforcement agencies, and is still missing.
She said an upcoming seminar will be held in Quetta on June 8 while a one-day protest camp organized by his family members in front of the Karachi Press Club, for which all schools of thought, including students, are invited.Continue reading
Baluch Hold Weekly Protests against “Oppressive” Islamic Republic Of Iran
Hundreds of Zahedan residents took to the streets on June 2 for their 35th consecutive Friday of demonstrations against the country’s Shia clerical rulers.
The protesters gathered around Grand Makki Mosque after Friday prayers, chanting slogans such as “We reject the Islamic Republic” and “Down with the oppressive government that kills innocent children.”
The chants “By the blood of our comrades, we will persist until the end” and “I will kill whoever killed my brother” also echoed through the streets of the restive south-eastern city.Continue reading
BNM Highlights Dangers About Nuclearized Pakistan In Balochistan
The Baloch diaspora has staged demonstrations in various European countries to commemorate as a “Black Day” the 25th anniversary of Pakistani Nuclear tests in occupied Balochistan and urged global organizations, like the UN and IAEA, to send teams to the region to assess the extent of damage caused by those explosions.
The participants in these demonstrations, organized by Baloch National Movement (BNM), highlighted that the radiation caused by the atomic explosions at Chaghai in Balochistan by Pakistan on May 28, 1998, was still affecting people and the environment in that region.Continue reading
Islamic Republic Of Iran Renews Wave Of Baluch Executions
The Islamic Republic hanged a member of the Baluch minority Thursday morning, bringing the number of executed Baluch prisoners to 19, including two women, in five days.
Right groups have described the promptness of the regime’s executions of Baluch prisoners in recent weeks as “an official policy to intimidate protesters in Sistan and Baluchistan province,” where anti-regime rallies have been held weekly since the “Women, Life, Freedom” protests began in September.
The Thursday execution was carried out at Mashhad Central Prison and there are unconfirmed reports that several other people from the minority group have been transferred to death row.Continue reading
Pakistan Army has been pushed into the forts – Dr. Allah Nazar Baloch
Baloch pro-independence leader and head of Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF), Dr. Allah Nazar Baloch, in a tweet on the microblogging website Twitter, said regarding the Pakistani army in Balochistan.
“Our enemy army has lost the war on battlegrounds. They’re retreating from their positions; soldiers are deserting on daily basis; we have broken their nerves & morale which is the result of Baloch martyers’ sacrifices. That is why the rogue army is squashed up at major garrisons.”Continue reading