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Today, every Baloch woman is standing up to the Pakistani state

Farzana Majeed Baloch

Collateral Damage had the honour of talking to Farzana Majeed, the General secretary of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP). Along with the Secretary of the VBMP, Mama Qadeer. Farzana launched a 3,000KM long march from Quetta to Islamabad via Karachi to raise the issue of the Baloch missing persons.

The interview was conducted by Jahanzeb Hussain, the editor of Collateral Damage.

My congratulations for your march from Quetta to Islamabad for the cause of the missing persons. What are your sentiments after completing the march? 

Thank you for your well wishes. When we started the march, we thought that the awareness we would raise might force the intelligence agencies and the state to release our loved ones. But along the way, we received the news that the Supreme Court and the High Court had dismissed some of the cases pertaining to the missing persons. Even more traumatic was the discovery of mass graves in Balochistan as we were marching. Nonetheless, it was still a major achievement that we managed to raise some awareness in Pakistan and abroad about the barbarism of the Pakistani state in Balochistan.

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Those who have sacrificed their lives are heroes of Baloch nation: Mama Qadeer Baloch

mama-qadeer-balochBALOCHISTAN: The hunger strike camp of families of Baloch missing persons entered in 1270th day. A delegation of Baloch Yakjehti Council visited the camp to express solidarity with the tormented families.
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BSO-azaad rejects police accusations against Sikander and Suleman Baloch

Sikandar Baloch and his nephew Suleman Baloch have been arrested during a raid in Wahdat Colony (Quetta), the so called prohibited literature found in their custody include a book of Gull Khan Nasir and a widely published and sold book on military training.

Occupied Balochistan: The central spokesperson of BSO-azaad while strongly rejecting the accusation of police in Quetta has said that the two Baloch men whom the police had blind-folded and brought before the media, they are not terrorists. One of the men, Mr. Sikander Baloch is an officer of irrigation department where as his nephew Suleman Baloch is a member of BSO-azaad from Khuzdar Degree College.

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بلوچ سیاسی کارکن عید پر بھی منظر عام پر نہ آسکے

متعدد سیاسی رہنماغائب ہیں عید کے موقع پران کے اہلخانہ غم سے نڈھال ہےعید کے مسرت موقع پر بھی لاپتہ افراد کے گھر میں‌غم کا دوردورہ ہے

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