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Mother Language and Motherland are integral part of freedom struggle

Toronto, Feb 23, 2014 – International Mother Language Day was observed by Baloch, Azerbaijani, Turkoman and Ahwazi Arab communities in Toronto to honour their culture and heritage under repressive occupation of Iran and Pakistan.

Baloch representative from Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) and Balochistan People’s Party spoke on the occasion and described the situation of cultural genocide and mass killings as ongoing repressive measures by the states of Iran and Pakistan to quell the freedom and rights movement of the Baloch people.
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Pakistani Army is using poison gas in Panjgur Balochistan

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Panjgur: Pakistan Army is using Poison Gas in an attack on Baloch population in Panjgur district on Friday. There are several fatalities, dead bodies of innocent women, children, young and old, all lay scattered in the front compound of the houses. No medical team, no press, hydro is cut off, telephone lines are cut off and the mobile phones are jammed by using jammers by the Army.

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BHRC (UK) protests in London against Iranian State crimes against humanity in Balochistan

iran-hangBaloch Human Rights Council (UK) strongly condemns the barbaric act of Iranian government of hanging 16 Baloch nationalist activists last week.

It has been widely reported by international media that Sixteen Baloch rebels have been hanged in Iran in retaliation for the deaths of at least 14 border guards in an ambush. It is worth mentioning that these prisoners were already kept in solitary confinement before being hanged in the revenge of killing of border forces.

This inhuman act of disproportionate measure is the continuation of Iranian policy of crushing the peace full Baloch national resistance movement in Iran.

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Protest held outside UN against Balochistan unrest

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GENEVA: A large demonstration was held outside the United Nations here on the occasion of the 19th Session of UN Human Rights Council to condemn the human rights violations in Balochistan and ask for the end of military operation in the restive insurgency-hit province.

The demonstration was organised and led by Mehran Baloch, Balochistan’s representative at the United Nations and Noordin Mengal. The participants traveled from London, Germany, Canada, France and Brussels to take part in the protest. World Sindhi Congress, Baloch Human Rights Council and United Kashmir People’s National Party also joined the Baloch demonstrators to support their demands.

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A memorial gathering for Mir Gul Khan Naseer in London

Remembering Mir Gul Khan Naseer

‘The Poet of Balochistan’

14 May 1914 – 6 December 1983

Baloch Human Rights Council is organizing a memorial gathering in memory of Mir Gul Khan Naseer on Sunday 11 December 2011 at the University of London.

The memorial meeting is to pay tributes to great nationalist poet and political leader of Balochistan. One of pioneer revolutionary and nationalist poet of Balochistan, Mir Gul Khan Naseer is considered to be among the founding fathers of contemporary Baloch national struggle in Pakistan. As a leader of Kalat State National Party (KSNP) and National Awami Party (NAP), he was the close associate of Nawab Akbar Bugti, Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, Mir Gous Bakhsh Bizanjo and Sardar Ataullah Mengal. His literacy contribution includes many books on the history and politics of Balochistan.

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Voice of Freedom : Prof. Shaheed Saba Dashtyari

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A memorial reference for Shaheed Professor Saba Dashtiyari in Toronto, Canada.

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Toronto, July 4, 2011 – Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) and the International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (IVBMP) will be holding a joint event in Toronto to honour the martyrdom of Prof. Saba Dashtyari, target killed by the Pakistani military death squad. He was assassinated on June 1, 2011 while walking back home in Quetta, Balochistan.

Prof. Dashtyari was a revolutionary scholar, a poet, and author of several books on Balochi language, literature, and history. His academic career at the Balochistan University was a beacon of light that inspired students such as Qambar Chakar who fearlessly embraced martyrdom in the custody of the Pakistani intelligence services after extreme degree of torture.

Since July 2010, the Pakistani paramilitary death squads have dumped more than 200 mutilated bodies of disappeared Baloch students, journalists, lawyers, teachers, and political activists in the wilderness. Forensic reports of the discovered bodies are indicative of extreme torture including broken bones, deep cuts, burns, and point-blank shots to the head.

In the backdrop of the liberation struggle in Balochistan and mass scale human rights violations committed by the Pakistan Army against Baloch civilians – Prof. Dashtyari took to the streets, armed only with his books, pen, and a voice that spoke without fear.

Join us to honour the martyrdom of this brave son of Balochistan who knew well that the price of freedom is blood and did not falter for a moment.

In history, there is no death – there is only continuity.

Where: North York Civic Centre

                 Library Auditorium, 2nd Floor

                 5120 Yonge Street (off Beecroft Ave.)

                 Toronto, Ontario

Date:     Sunday, July 10, 2011

Time:   7 p.m.

TTC Subway Station: North York Centre (within North York Civic Centre)

Zaffar Baloch,

President, BHRC (Canada)

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Dr. Zaffar Baloch’s speech on Al-Ahwaz Day of Martyrs

Honourable leaders,
Ladies and gentlemen: Good evening.

I am greatly honoured to be invited this evening to express solidarity with the people of Ahwaz and the martyrs of the movement. On behalf of the Baloch nation and the Baloch Human Rights Council of Canada, I would like to extend our support to the Al-Ahwaz nation in their struggle for freedom from the tyranny of the theocratic, fascist state of Iran. My heartfelt tributes to the martyrs of Al-Ahwaz, who gave their lives for the freedoms and rights of their people.
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UK: Baloch and Sindhis condemn the occupation of Balochistan

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The Baloch and Sindhis gathered in front of US embassy in London yesterday to demand the intervention in Balochistan from the international community. The demonstration was organized by the Baloch Human Rights Council (UK), the World Sindhi Congress and Balochistan Liberation Organisation in collaboration with Baloch Raaje Zroumbesh, Balochistan Peoples Party, Balochistan United Front Federal and International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons.
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Balochistan’s Burden of Slavery

Baloch Human Rights Council Statement

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