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کراچی میں بلوچ نسل کشی

عادل بلوچ

تاریخ کے اوراق میں کلاچی سے کراچی تک کا سفر کڑوا حقیقت ہونے کے ساتھ دردناک بھی ہے ۔ بلوچ جغرافیائی حدود ، تاریخی ورثہ ، زبان ، ثقافت پر یلغار سے کلاچی کا کراچی میں تبدیل ہونا ایک طویل بحث کا متقاضی ہے۔ میرا اپنے اس مختصر کالم میں، اس طویل کہانی کو زیر بحث لائے بغیر یہاں کے بلوچوں کی موجودہ حالتِ زندگی کے ہزاروں مشکلات میں سے صرف ایک ’’بلوچ نسل کشی‘ کو زیر بحث لانے کا مقصد گذشتہ کئی سالوں سے جاری بلوچ نسل کشی کے طویل منصوبے اور بحثیت مجموعی اپنی بے حسی کو خود پر آشکار کرنا ہے۔

ہر دورمیں مشکلات و مصائب کے باجود کراچی بلوچوں کی سیاسی ، سماجی ، ادبی سرگرمیوں کا مرکز رہا ہے ۔ بلوچوں کی سب سے زیادہ آبادی والا شہر ہونے کے سبب بلوچ قومی تحریک میں کراچی کا ایک فعال کردار رہا ہے ،اور یہی سیاسی جدوجہد ریاست کیلئے دردِ سر تھی جبکہ ریاست کی ہمیشہ کو شش تھی کہ بلوچ قومی تحریک کے حوالے سے کراچی میں سیاسی خلا ء پیدا کیا جائے ۔

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A new lease of life for Balochi cinema?

Balochi film

Whether it was a case of morals or politics, 40 years have passed since chants of ‘Balochi film chalay ga tou cinema jalay ga’ echoed in Karachi’s streets. Today, however, as a new generation of Baloch tries to take up the mantle, a plethora of challenges must still first be overcome 

By Zia Ur Rehman

Karachi: Forty long years had passed since an agitation was initiated for a ban on screening the first ever Balochi film and, since then, not a single Balochi production has managed to make it to the silver screen, regrets Lala Fateh Muhammad Nazar, a prominent musician from Lyari, as he speaks of the conspicuous absence of Balochi films from Pakistan’s movie theatres despite a thriving regional language cinema industry in the country today.

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Recalling Lyari’s Leningrad Circle

Akbar Barakzai

Inspired by the Bolshevik revolution, we formed the group to politicise the youth and initiate campaigns against social and political injustices with the downtrodden people, especially the Baloch

By Hanif Dilmurad

Akbar Barakzai, a veteran leftist now in his eighties, remembers the golden days of the 1950s and 60s when he was a founding member of the Leningrad Circle in the Lyari neighborhood of the city.

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Lifting of sand, gravel from Malir River affects district’s waterbed, agriculture

Lifting sand_Malir River 1

“If the government didn’t take any steps to save trees, the people of Karachi will have to prepare themselves for another heatstroke, which will be more disastrous.” Gul Hasan Kalmati

By Hanif Dilmurad

The Malir district of Karachi, which once provided about 40% of the city’s fruits and vegetables is nowadays facing serious environmental challenges because of illegal sand and gravel lifting from the Malir River.

Despite imposing Section 144 and banning the practice, hundreds of tonnes of sand and gravel are lifted from the river every day.

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Please show your support to Baloch unity on following points

It is sad to know that innocent Baloch among them a woman from late Moulana Khair Mohammad Nadavi’s family killed by MQM gangsters in Lyari Karachi.
 
I on behalf of my family and friends express my deep sorrow and grief over the murder of innocent Baloch and pray God to give patience to the grieved families at the great loss of their loved ones.
 
Amin !
 
In the mean time I appeal to Baloch of Karachi to unite their ranks and take revenge from those who are responsible for their heinous crimes.
 
Ameeri
Balochi Culture @ Yahoo Group

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