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The Pakistani authorities have resorted to extremely repressive methods, including forced disappearances, torture and murder, in order to suppress the Baloch uprising
Foreign Policy Analyst
Political leaders, including a former Speaker of the state legislature, activists and human rights defenders protested outside the White House on Friday February 12th to protest against Pakistan’s military actions against opposition political activists and unarmed civilians in the country’s resource-rich province of Balochistan. The Baloch National Movement (BNM), whose central secretary general Manan Baloch, a physician by profession, was killed by the Pakistani security forces last month, organized the protest in the nation’s capital.
Washington, D. C.: Baloch of North America staged a demonstration yesterday (12 Feb, 2016) in front of the White House. They expressed their anger against the killing of Dr. Mannan Baloch and his comrades by the Pakistani army.
The call for this protest was given by Baloch National Movement (BNM) North America. Baloch from different political parties including Nabi Bakhsh Baloch, Co-organizer BNM – North America, Abdul Qadeer Baloch Vice Chairman Voice of Baloch Missing Person (VBMP) and Waheed Baloch, former Chairman Baloch Student Organization (BSO) took part in the protest against the assassination of Dr. Mannan Baloch Leader of BNM.
KARACHI: Three ‘missing’ Baloch activists, two of them belonging to the Marri tribe, were found shot dead in a deserted area of Abdullah Goth on Monday, said the Mochko police.
According to the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, a Baloch rights group, one of the deceased was Amal Marri who had been taken away with his two brothers in Quetta a couple of years ago.
KARACHI, Dec 10: In a charged atmosphere at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday activists and writers demanded answers to questions about disappearances in Balochistan.
Speaking at a seminar organised by the Voice of Missing Baloch Missing Persons, many advised the state to refrain from repeating the mistakes made in 1971; others spoke about what it meant to live as a family member of a ‘missing person’.