By Shezad Baloch
QUETTA: Another decomposed body was exhumed from the mass grave in Tutak area, 55 kilometres north of Khuzdar district in Balochistan on Monday. It was the fourth dead body to be discovered during 24 hours bringing the total number of exhumed bodies to 17.
“The officials exhumed the remains of another man near the mass grave. It was the fourth body to be discovered during 24 hours,” Home Secretary Asad Gillani told The Express Tribune.
WHEN Mohammed Ali Talpur lost both his hands in an explosion some 40 years ago, he was in Balochistan’s Marri hills, miles away from anything resembling medical care. It took two doctors six days, including a plane trip to Quetta from Karachi and a camel ride into the mountains, to reach him. But this battle-scarred veteran warrior survived to tell the tale of being part of the Baloch insurgency of the 1970s.
by Priya Ravichandran
The Protest and the Long March for the missing Balochs needs International support and attention.
The distance from Quetta in Balochistan province to Karachi in the Sindh province of Pakistan is 700 km. It takes 18000 abducted Balochs and more than a 1000 killed and dumped Balochs to get there.
The Pakistan Frontier Corps (FC) with support from the government of Pakistan, have been for more than a decade systematically murdering, maiming and torturing people and dumping them in various parts of the province. In a bid to highlight these atrocities and to perhaps have some attention turned to their disaster hit province, the people from the province have undertaken a march to Karachi.
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QUETTA: Daughter of a missing person, Dr Din Muhammad Baloch, has called upon national and international humanitarian organisations to play their due role for immediate recovery of her missing father.
ISLAMABAD (PPI) – In order to express their solidarity, the relatives of Baloch missing persons held a protest rally on Saturday against detention and disappearance their kins allegedly by the security forces and demanded the immediate release of thousands of Baloch activists.
Baloch Missing Persons families arrived at Rawalpindi’s Railway Station at 4am on Tuesday (Apr 05, 2011), they were whisked away by the men of intelligence agencies. They were taken to a safe house in Islamabad.
“They asked us why we have come to the capital and searched all the baggage. Some of the officials kept yelling, telling us to go back to Quetta.”
ISLAMABAD, April 8: On April 22 Farzana Majeed’s brother she had not seen almost for the last two years would turn 28 as the quest for the missing sibling brings her to Islamabad.
Zakir Majeed went missing from Mastung in June 2009. After desperately looking for the brother in the native town, holding a protest camp in Quetta and a three-month campaign in Karachi, Farzana has come to Islamabad along with 22 other Baloch men, women and children to appear before the Supreme Court on April 13 in the missing persons case.
Occupied Balochistan:Ten more brutally tortured dead bodies of Baloch missing persons found from different parts of Balochistan. According to initial reports the official sources told that Levis Force has found six bullet riddled bodies in the Mat Mondrani area of Sui, adding four of them were identified as Koh Dil Bugti, Ali Baksh Bugti, Rehamdil and Shah Bakhsh Bugti,while the identity of two more could not be ascertained.
Occupied Balochistan: From different local sources, dead bodies of two missing persons were found near Hadh Cross, Ormara of District Gwadar, the dead bodies were identified as Mehboob wadhela & Arif Rehman.
Occupied Balochistan: Baloch families of missing persons are the sole protesters recording an outstanding days of protest, recording more then 205 days of Hunger protest but still no response from the Pakistani judiciary or the International justice systems, it seems that no one cares about the hunger protest which is an outstanding record breaking of 205 days of Hunger strike while the family members stated that they have no believe over the Pakistani judiciary if there is anyone that could help the depressed families then it is those International Human rights organizations, UN, EU, & ICRC.