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Balochistan: Struggling for my father’s release from past 15 years: Farooq Bangulzai

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BALOCHISTAN: The son of enforced-disappeared Ali Asghar Bangulzai said that his father was abducted on 18 October, 2001 exactly 15 years ago on this day.

The Baloch tailor Mr Bangulzai’s son Ghulam Farooq Bangulzai said, “We have been struggling peacefully and all using democratic mediums to seek justice and release of our father. We have knocked the door of all department but none has provided us justice.

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بلوچ لاپتہ افراد : ایک روح شکن داستان (حصہ دوم) تبصرہ : میر محمد علی ٹالپر ترجمہ: لطیف بلیدی

بلوچ کیساتھ پاکستانی ریاست کا سلوک کینہ پرور اور سفاکانہ ہے اور کمزور بہانے پیش کرکے وہ اپنی ذمہ داریوں سے انحراف جاری رکھے ہوئے ہے

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ایک لاپتہ بیٹے، بھائی، یا دوست کا درد کسی شخص کی نفسیات پر گہری چھاپ بنائے رکھتا ہے۔ یہ ایک ان مٹ درد ہے، اسے نہ تو وقت اور نہ ہی دلاسے کم کرسکتے ہیں۔ دو ہفتے قبل، میں اپنے ساتھی ’جانی‘ دلیپ داس کی 91 سالہ ماں سے اپنی ادائیگیء احترام کیلئے گیا۔ اس کے پہلے الفاظ تھے، ”میرا جانی کیسا ہے؟“ وہ اب بھی یہی سمجھتی ہے کہ وہ زندہ ہے اگرچہ یہ 1975ء کا سال تھا جب اسے شیر علی مری کے ہمراہ فوج کے انٹیلی جنس نے بیل پٹّ سے اٹھایا تھا۔ انہوں نے اور ان کے شوہر، ایئر کموڈور (ر) بلونت داس، جو چند سال قبل انتقال کرگئے، نے اسکے بارے میں کوئی خبر حاصل کرنے کی بہت کوشش کی لیکن تمام محنت بیکار گئی۔ اگرچہ مسز داس کو دل کے کئی دورے پڑے ہیں لیکن لاپتہ بیٹے کی یادیں اور درد جانے کا نام ہی نہیں لیتیں۔

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COMMENT : Baloch missing persons: a soul-rending saga — II — Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The Pakistani state is unforgiving and brutal in its treatment of the Baloch and it continues to deny responsibility by presenting flimsy excuses

Mir Mohammad Ali TalpurThe pain of a missing son, brother, or a friend remains deeply etched on a person’s psyche. It is an inerasable pain, which neither time nor consolations diminish. A fortnight ago, I had gone to pay my respects to my comrade ‘Johnny’ Duleep Dass’s 91-year-old mother. Her first words were, “How’s my Johnny?” She still believes he is alive though it was in 1975 that he along with Sher Ali Marri was picked up by army intelligence at Belpat. She and her husband, Air Commodore (Retd) Balwant Dass, who passed away some years ago, tried to get some news about him but all efforts were in vain. Although Mrs Dass has suffered strokes but the memory and the pain of her disappeared son refuses to go away.

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Baloch observe International Day of the Disappeared as 1,100 still “missing”

by Ahmer Mustikhan

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WASHINGTON, DC: The International Day of the Disappeared Monday was marked by the Baloch Diaspora in a somber mood as the fate of more than 1,100 documented victims of enforced disappearances is still unknown in Balochistan in southwest Asia.

The United nations has declared August 30 as the International Day of the Disappeared to draw attention to the fate of thousands of victims of enforced disappearances in the world.

“In Balochistan, since 2005 there had been more than 8000 enforced disappearances including women and children under the age of twelve years and currently over 1,100 documented Baloch political activist are held in incommunicado by Pakistani Army,” said Imtiaz Baloch, member of the International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, Sweden.

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Kachkol Ali blasts Islamabad for state terrorism on Balochistan

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by Ahmer Mustikhan

OSLO, Norway: The fiery lawyer and former fisheries minister in Balochistan was an eyewitness to the kidnapping of the three of the best known independence activists in Mekran.

The three activists Ghulam Mohammad Baloch, president of the Baloch National Movment, Lala Munir Baloch, vice president of the B.N.M., and Sher Mohammad Baloch, joint secretary of the Baloch Republican Party, were last seen at his office on April 3 ,2009. Three days later badly mutilated bodies of the three were found from the foothills of Pidarak outside Turbat.
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