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Baloch oppose CPEC, demand Pakistan and China exit from Balochistan

Berlin, [Germany] August 11 : Exiled Baloch leaders and activists on Friday gathered in Germany’s Berlin city to voice their concern against the under construction multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The event titled “China’s One Belt One Road Initiative – Its adverse impact on Balochistan & the region” has been organized by the European branch of Baloch National Movement(BNM), a Baloch nationalist political group.

Dr Zaffar Baloch, the Organiser of the Baloch National Movement in North America said, “The message is very clear, the people of Balochistan demand China and Pakistan to get out of Balochistan. Balochistan is not a part of Pakistan and it has no right to sign any agreement with China that has anything to do with Balochistan. So, we want them out”.

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Balochistan links to Pakistan’s permanent jihadi network

Mohammad Altaf Mullazai’s associate, Shafiq Mengal is now, according to security officials in Quetta, leader of the Islamic State in Pakistan

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD

The United States, NATO and the Afghan government should not be trying to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table, but Pakistan.

Located about 100 kilometers from the Afghanistan border in Kharan, Balochistan is one of the hundreds of outposts of Pakistan’s permanent jihadi network.

Far lesser known than al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, but considered by many to be far more dangerous, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) is Pakistan’s favorite Islamo-nationalist jihadist group.

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11 Aug 1947: Declaration of Independence Balochistan

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Sindh abductions: Three more activists go missing from Thar

Educationalist and rights activist Partab Shivani, writer Naseer Kumbhar and Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) leader Mohammad Umer

Tharparkar : Three prominent social leaders were ‘abducted’ from their homes during late-night ‘raids’ in Mithi, Tharparkar on Monday, their family members said.

Educationalist and rights activist Partab Shivani, writer Naseer Kumbhar and Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) leader Mohammad Umer were picked up by law enforcement and police personnel last night, their families told the media on Tuesday.

According to the families of Shivani and Kumbhar, the two activists “had never been part of any nationalist or political party.”

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Baloch activists up the ante against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

BERLIN, ANI | Aug 7, 2017: Exiled Baloch leaders and activists will gather in Berlin, Germany, on August 11 to voice their protest against the under construction multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The event titled “China’s One Belt One Road Initiative – Its adverse impact on Balochistan & the region” would be organized by the European branch of Baloch National Movement (BNM), a Baloch nationalist political group.

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Aug 8: Martyr’s of Soràp

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August 7, 2017 · 3:00 pm

UN panel recommends ‘drastic steps’ to improve Pakistan’s HR record

Geneva-based review seeks end to blasphemy law, death penalty and enforced disappearances

Geneva: The UN Human Rights Committee on Thursday called on Pakistan to repeal or amend all blasphemy laws, abolish the death penalty, and criminalise enforced disappearances to end the practice of secret detention.

The recommendations came after the conclusion of the review of Pakistan’s commitments under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which was held in Geneva earlier this month.

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