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The leaders of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), an organization active against enforced disappearances in Balochistan, met with the German Ambassador in Pakistan Mr. Alfred Grannasn, and provided him detailed information on enforced disappearances in Balochistan.
According to the chairman of the organization, Nasrullah Baloch, they discussed in detail about forced disappearances and human rights violations in Balochistan.
Relatives of the missing persons were also present in the meeting.Continue reading
The policy of repression in Balochistan has always been indiscriminate, but now it is the students who bear the brunt.
Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur
The world knows Balochistan as the 44 per cent land mass of Pakistan, but most do not know that becoming part of Pakistan was not its own choice. It wanted coexistence, but was forced to merge with Pakistan. Moreover, it isn’t ‘terra nullius’ (nobody’s land), but is seen as such. There are people in Balochistan too; people whose lives have been destroyed by injustices that they have been subjected to since the forced merger on March 27th 1948.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s use of force to make Khan accede forever forfeited civilians’ say in Balochistan’s matters and gave unchallenged dominance to the military. This injustice also resulted in the Baloch people’s eternal mistrust in Pakistan; prompting resistance which to date has not only continued but intensified in proportion to atrocities and injustices against the Baloch people.Continue reading
Sammi Deen Baloch, daughter of forcefully disappeared Baloch leader by Pakistan, Dr. Deen Muhammad and General Secretary of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, expressing her views on the social media site Twitter on recently created new commission by the Balochistan government for missing persons, said that our lives have passed revolving around the committees.
Sammi Deen said that in these last thirteen years we have seen so many powerless committees and subcommittees that now committees seem to be a waste of time.
She said that, formation of another committee by the provincial government is a joke with us, the relatives of Baloch enforced disappeared persons, we don’t want committees, we want our loved ones back alive.Continue reading