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UN Was Asked To Take Notice Of Human Rights Violations And Crimes Against Humanity In Balochistan

On the occasion of the ongoing 52nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council, human rights activists called upon the UN to investigate human rights violations perpetrated by Pakistani security forces in Balochistan. In a side-event titled “Human Rights in Pakistan: Balochistan in Focus” hosted by Thierry Valle, President of Coordination des Association et des Particuliers pour la Liberté de Conscience, in room number XXII, speakers highlighted various aspects of atrocities faced by the Baloch people in Pakistan.

BHRC general secretary Mr. Qambar Malik provided a brief background of the human rights situation in Balochistan, emphasizing that the Baloch struggle for self-determination directly resulted from Pakistan’s invasion of Balochistan and its forceful annexation into Pakistan in 1948 against the will of the Baloch people.

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Toronto Gathering Pays Rich Tribute to Mir Gul Khan Naseer – Resolution Passed for an Independent Sovereign Balochistan

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mir-gul-khan-naseer-tribute-bhrc-canada Toronto, May 12th – A gathering in Toronto remembered Mir Gul Khan Naseer, the revolutionary poet of Balochistan, and paid tribute to a great son of the soil for his exceptional literary work and political struggles dating back to the 1930s. Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) hosted the event; attended by Baloch, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Bangladeshi, and Ahwazi communities to express solidarity with the Baloch struggle for freedom and rights.

Related: Mir Gul Khan Naseer – An Introduction

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Remembering Gul Khan Naseer

By Dr. Naseer Dashti

Early decades of 20th century was the period when the Baloch horizons were engulf in the dark shadows of despair, frustration and a growing sense of total defeat and helplessness. It was the period when the Baloch resistance against the British and its ally the Persians, had been ruthlessly crushed. It was the period when under different boundary commissions, the body of the Baloch land had been dissected and it had been divided into various parts controlled by the Persians, the British and the Afghans.  

In Eastern Balochistan, the glorious resistance of the Baloch led by Marri, Bugti, Mengal, Zehri and Nosherwanis had ended in total defeat. Leader of the Bugti tribe Mir Ghulam Hussain Bugti had been killed by the British and his head had been put on public display. Legendary guerilla fighter Noora Mengal had been imprisoned. Sardar Noordin Mengal and Mir Azad Khan Nosherwani had been neutralized. A crushing defeat had been delivered to the Marri by the British forces. The champions of the Baloch resistance against the British Mir Baloch Khan Nosherwani and Nawab Khan Mohammad Zarakzai had been killed.

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Illegal aduction of Norwegian national Ehsan Arjemandi in Pakistan

Honorary Ambassador,
Honorary Minister of Foreign Affairs,
Kingdom of Norway.

Dated: October 7, 2009

Subject: Illegal aduction of Norwegian national Ehsan Arjemandi in Pakistan

Baloch Human Right Council (BHRC) of Canada would like to bring your attention to a Norwegian national Ehsan Arjemandi who has been disappeared when traveling from Balochistan (Pakistan) to Karachi on Friday 7th of August 2009.

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