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Shoaib Mir Baluchzehi Rigi is an 18-year-old Baluch citizen from Zahedan. He was arrested during the nationwide protests, on October 5, 2022, and since the Iranian Judiciary sentenced him to Moharebeh (War on God) he is at risk of execution.
Shoaib Mir Baluchzehi Rigi, son of Sharif, was born on February 7, 2004, and is a third-year high school student. He left his home on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, to purchase medicine. He was ill and had gone to the pharmacy to have his doctor’s prescription provided. The pharmacy is located on Madani Street near the Makki Mosque of Zahedan. Intelligence forces who were situated in the area arrested him outside the pharmacy. He was taken to an undisclosed location in a private car.Continue reading
Major Gwahram Baloch, spokesman of Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF), while paying tribute to the martyrs of Gwarkop, said that four Sarmachars (freedom Fighters) were martyred in the clash with the Pakistani army. They fought the enemy very bravely even though the occupying Pakistan army received air support during the clash with Baloch freedom fighters.
Major Gwahram Baloch said that on January 16, 2023, Pakistan Army’s spy and drone aircrafts began an aerial surveillance of the eastern hills of Gwarkop in Kech district. Absorbing the situation, Sarmachar immediately moved away from their location which was being watched by the spy aircrafts. A drone fired three missiles there before sunset the same day, but before that the Sarmachars had left the site.Continue reading
Iranian courts have handed down death sentences against at least four ethnic Baluch men over the past few days, activists say, as the Islamic republic tries to suppress an anti-government protest movement that has swept the country for nearly four months.
According to the latest information available, the authorities have executed 151 Baluch citizens in 2022, compared to 70 the previous year. At least 81 were hanged over the last four months of 2022, amid a brutal state crackdown on the nationwide protests demanding more freedoms and women’s rights.Continue reading
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
Thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan on January 20, as the country’s leading Sunni cleric again criticized the Islamic Republic’s bloody response to four months of nationwide demonstrations.
Molavi Abdolhamid, the Sunni Friday prayer leader of Zahedan, urged Iran’s Shia clerical leaders to listen to “the demands of the youth and women,” instead of repressing them.
Molavi, a member of Sistan and Baluchistan province’s beleaguered Sunni Baluch community, has been a key dissenting voice inside the country since the anti-establishment protests erupted in September.Continue reading