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Islamabad: A gang of eight students attacked and critically wounded three Baloch students in Preston University Islamabad on Saturday.
According details Baloch students Khalid Kurd, Mehran and Fakhar were having lunch at University’s cafe. When a gang of eight students Umer Satti, M.Ali, Ahtasham, Afridi BBA students in Preston university led by Mashood Ali approached them started swearing them for speaking Balochi with each other.
by Asad Hashim – Al Jazeera
Relatives of people who have been disappeared or killed in Pakistan march more than 2,000km seeking UN intervention.
Mundera, Pakistan – Qadeer Rekhi is a long way from home.
More than 2,150 kilometres away, in fact – that’s how much ground he and a small group of others, mostly women and children, have covered by foot since they began their long march on October 27 from Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province. They are due to finish their journey on Friday with their arrival in Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital.
(Reuters) – Relatives of Baloch students, activists and ordinary people who have gone missing in a lawless Pakistani province appealed to the United Nations for help on Thursday after walking across Pakistan for months to draw attention to their plight.
Bodies of hundreds of pro-independence activists have been found across the Baluchistan province and many more have gone missing in the past several years, in a little-reported conflict in a remote corner on Pakistan’s Iranian border.
by Vikram Sood
US intelligence documents given by Edward Snowden revealed senior Pakistani military and intelligence officers resorting to extrajudicial killings of terrorism suspects, which included Baloch nationalists
In 2011, an innocent Baloch student, Nasir Baloch along with another student, was abducted by Pakistani security forces, interrogated, tortured and shot.
Both were left for dead but Nasir survived to tell his tale. David Whitney wrote Nasir’s story and produced and directed a short documentary film called “The Line of Freedom“. This is a harrowing tale of what seems to be a frequent occurrence in Balochistan. The film is available on the Internet.
The meeting of the central committee of the BSO-Azad was chaired by the Senior Central Vice Chairperson, Banok Karima Baloch. The meeting focused on the performance of the BSO, regional and international political scenarios and on BSO’s future objectives and strategy. The Vice Chairperson said that because of greater inclinations towards national liberation, in Baloch society, because of successful campaigns lead by Baloch political parties and daring operations by Baloch resistance groups the Pakistani occupation has been forced to retreat to its ‘Bullet & Gold’ policy employed in Occupied Balochistan; bribe locals with monetary and political incentives -including licenses to murder, kidnap and pillage- kill anyone who resists, an example of which is the Occupations ‘Kill & Dump’ policy which has claimed the lives of a thousand Baloch political activists so far.
Baloch Students Organization – Azad (BSO-A) Chairman Baloch Khan has suspended Central Information Secretary for violating discipline, working against party policy and propagating against the organization. All party members are asked not to keep any contact with the Info Secretary until further notice.
LONDON: Patriot Baloch leader Hyrbyair Marri strongly condemned the attacks on Baloch students in Punjab and that the attacks on Baloch students by Punjabi chauvinist groups show that they [Punjabi] are the biggest enemy of Baloch education. They have looted Balochistan’s natural resources and made thousands of Universities and colleges in Punjab. This unnatural state [Pakistan] has not only been plundering Balochistan’s resources from last 60 years but they have treated Baloch land as their colony, which shows their real motives.