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Harnai: BLA has accepted the responsibility of arresting army personnel and shooting down the helicopter

Last night in district Harnai of Balochistan, unknown armed men abducted Pakistan Army personnel during checking, after which the Pakistani armed forces launched an operation in the area. A Pakistan army helicopter was targeted in the same area during the operation in which six personnel including two majors were killed.

In an email received by The Balochistan Post, Baloch Liberation Army, a pro-independence Baloch armed organization, claimed responsibility for the attacks.

According to the BLA spokesman, last night freedom fighters of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) arrested two Pakistani army personnel while acting on a tip-off near the Zardalo area of ​​Harnai.

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Mishaps are unavoidable in armed struggle and war: BLF

Major Gohram Baloch, spokesman of Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF), said in a press release issued to the media that mishaps in the armed struggle and war are unavoidable.

He said that BLF is a responsible organization, fighting a national liberation war against occupying forces according to international norms. We believe in international laws of war and continue our struggle according to them. But it is impossible that there would not be any accidents and collateral damage in wars.

We make every effort to avoid such tragedies that harm non-related, non-combatant or civilian populations.

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‘Baloch Lives Matter’ seminar highlights human rights violations in Balochistan

Geneva [Switzerland], September 23 (ANI): A seminar titled ‘Baloch Lives Matter: Aspects of human rights violations in Balochistan’ was organized by Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) in Geneva on the occasion of the 51st Session of UNHRC on Thursday.

Intellectuals, analysts and human rights defenders deliberated on various aspects of human rights violations perpetrated by Pakistan in Balochistan.

A documentary was also shown highlighting various aspects of human rights violations in Balochistan. The analysts opined that many aspects are clear crimes against humanity.

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Sindhi Activist Aqib Chandio Killed In A Fake Encounter BY Pakistan

The death of Sindhi nationalist activist Aqib Chandio has been confirmed by the relatives and the Sindhi nationalist organization.

In a video statement published on social media, Sindhi activist Aqib Chandio’s sister Shazia Chandio said that the body found in recent days is of her brother Aqib Chandio. Shazia Chandio has requested to the authorities that her brother’s body be handed over to her.

Shazia Chandio said that she was out of touch from social media for the past few days due to which she did not get timely information, but when she received the photos of the body, she identified the brother by his clothes and outlook.

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Activists hold anti-Pakistan protest outside UN office in Geneva

Geneva [Switzerland], September 21 (ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) organised a massive anti-Pakistan protest in front of the United Nations office in Geneva during the ongoing 51st session of the Human Rights Council.

They called upon the UN to send a fact-finding mission to Balochistan to investigate heinous crimes being committed by Pakistan Army and other secret agencies.

The demonstration was addressed by leaders of Baloch, Sindhis and Pakistan-occupied Kashmiri communities in exile and highlighted various aspects of human rights violations in Balochistan and termed them as genocide.

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At HRC, BHRC requests UN intervention over rights abuses in Pakistan

Geneva [Switzerland], September 22 (ANI): A Baloch rights group has requested UN intervention in the southwestern province of Pakistan to save people suffering from the most severe form of rights violations.

Addressing the 51st Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), a representative of the Baloch Human Rights Council said the Baloch in Pakistan are being dehumanized in the face of aggressive exploitation of their resources while being deprived of education, health, and other social amenities.

“We request the council’s urgent and direct intervention to save the Baloch people suffering from human rights violations resulting in extreme poverty,” said Kamal Khan, Information Secretary of the Baloch Human Rights Council.

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Pakistan Interior Minister admits ‘limits to govt writ’ in missing person’s cases

KARACHI: Describing those involved in “enforced disappearances” of political workers, human rights activists and other individuals as violators of the Constitution, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday claimed to have taken up the matter in line with the premier’s directives, which included a comprehensive plan to address the issue that, he said, was “more painful than death”.

However, talking to reporters after meeting coalition partner Muttahida Qaumi Move­ment-Pakistan (MQM-P) at the party’s temporary headquarters in Bahadurabad, the interior minister apparently conceded the government had limited writ in this regard.

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Protests flare across Iran in violent unrest over Mahsa Amini’s death

Protests raged for a fourth straight day across Iran on Tuesday and authorities said three people had been killed during unrest over the death of a Kurdish young woman in police custody.

The death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini who was arrested by morality police for “unsuitable attire” unleashed a flood of simmering anger over numerous issues including rights, security and an economy reeling from international sanctions.

It is some of Iran’s worst unrest since street clashes last year over water shortages. The Iranian government accuses foreign agents and unspecified terrorists of instigating the violence.

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بلوچستان میں جاری انسانی حقوق کی پامالیوں کے خلاف بلوچ ہیومن رائٹس کونسل جینوا میں اقوام متحدہ کی ہیڈکوارٹر کے سامنے احتجاج کرے گی

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ستمبر کو جینوا میں اقوام متحدہ کی ہیومن رائٹس کونسل کی 51 اکاونوی سیشن کے دوران بلوچ ہیومن رائٹس کونسل اقوام متحدہ کی دفتر کے سامنے ایک احتجاجی مظاہرے کی انعقاد کررہی ہے ۔

بی ایچ آر سی نے اپنے ایک جاری کردہ بیان میں کہا ہیکہ پاکستان عشروں سے بلوچستان میں انسانی حقوق کی سنگین خلاف ورزی کرتا چلا آرہا ہے اور حالیہ مہینوں میں پاکستانی فوج کے ہاتھوں بلوچوں کی جبری اغوا ، ماورائے عدالت قتل و انسانی حقوق کی دیگر خلاف ورزیوں میں تشویشناک حد تک اضافہ ہوا ہے ۔بی ایچ آر سی کی جنوری 2022 سے لیکر جولائی 2022 تک شائع کردہ  تصدیق شدہ اعداد و شمار کے مطابق محض چھ مہینے کے دوران 205 بلوچ انسانی حقوق کے علمبرار و سیاسی و سماجی کارکن پاکستانی فوج کے ہاتھوں اغوا ہوئے ، پاکستانی فوج کے ہاتھوں اغوا شدہ 58 بلوچوں کی لاشیں ملیں کہ جنہیں ماورائے عدالت قتل کیا گیا ۔مزید براں لاہور سے لاپتہ افراد کی 58 مسخ شدہ لاشیں بھی انہی چھ مہینوں کے اندر ملیں جو کہ شناخت کے قابل نہیں تھیں ۔

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Toronto Protest Rally Highlights Pakistani Atrocities, Forced Disappearances

Sindhi, Baloch & Pashtun Activists Criticize Islamabad on Human Rights & Floods

Toronto, September 17, 2022: Baloch Human Rights Council of Canada, World Sindhi Congress, and Pashtun Council of Canada jointly hosted a protest rally held at Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, as part of an awareness campaign on Pakistani state atrocities, cultural genocide, and enforced disappearances of civilians in Sindh, Balochistan, and Pakhtunkhwa.

Speakers strongly criticized Islamabad’s policies of deliberately drowning Sindh, Balochistan, and Pakhtunkhwa in floods caused by the monsoon rains and climate change. A large number of rights activists from various walks of life attended the protest rally and expressed their thoughts on the dismal state of human rights in Pakistan.

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