Three years after his abduction, Zahid Baloch is still missing.
Dear members of the press,
Thank you for joining us today in this briefing on Balochistan and human rights. My name is Karima Mehrab and I am the Chairperson of Baloch Students Organization-Azad (BSO-A). Formed in 1967, the BSO has campaigned for education, development of Balochi as mother language and medium of instruction, and the political rights of the Baloch people in the Pakistan-occupied Balochistan.
International Bodies Must Intervene to Stop Pak Army Atrocities in Balochistan
Toronto, July 31, 2016 – Baloch National Movement (BNM) called for a protest in Toronto today against the enforced disappearance of Wahid Baloch by the Pakistani security agencies on July 26, 2016 when he was returning to Karachi. His vehicle was stopped at the Toll Plaza entry point and he was whisked away at gunpoint by masked ISI personnel. Mr. Baloch is missing since then.
The local police station has refused to file a report on his illegal abduction without giving any reason as to why the legal process was being obstructed.
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BALOCHISTAN: Master Noor Ahmad s/o Haji Khan Mohammad r/o Pullabad, Tump, District Kech, Makran, Balochistan was abducted by security forces at around 10:30 pm Pakistan time on July 28, 2016.
He was accompanied by almost a dozen of people in the vehicle when they reached at Ghinna check post, around 40 Km away from Turbat city while going back home from Turbat, they were stopped by security forces and asked to provide their NICs (National Identity Cards). He was dragged out and taken after the confirmation of his identity.
In his confession video, alleged Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav mentions meeting and funding Baloch Students Organisation–designated as a terrorist organisation by Pakistan– as one of his espionage activities. Karima Baloch, chairperson of BSO Azad, in an exclusive interview to dna says the `fake accusations’ of RAW agent by Pakistan is to cover up on its atrocities in Balochistan.
“It will take more than one fake `RAW agent’ for Pakistan to hide and cover all mass graves, enforced disappearances, State-run genocide and war crimes that it is committing against Baloch Nation.’’
Click to listen Karima Baloch Interview
Karima Baloch (Twitter: @Karimabaloch) is the first ever woman to chair the Baloch Students Organization (BSO-Azad). She has actively mobilized Baloch students to raise awareness about the Baloch rights movement and also protest against military operations, enforced disappearances and killing of the Baloch political activists. She now lives in Canada. In this exclusive interview with Malik Siraj Akbar (Twitter: ), President of the Balochistan Institute, Washington D.C., Karima will share with it means to be a woman and lead the BSO, the participation of Baloch women in the liberation movement and her life and activities in Canada.
Courtesy: The Balochistan Institute
Canadian Baloch react to assassination of Dr. Mannan Baloch in Bilatakalluf with Tahir Gora TAG TV.
Protest the Political Assassination of Dr. Mannan Baloch by Pakistan Army
Toronto, Jan 31, 2016: Battling the sub-zero cold, a significant number of Baloch Canadians took part in a downtown Toronto rally to vent their anger at the Pakistani civil and military establishment for the cold-blooded murder of Dr. Mannan Baloch, Secretary General, Baloch National Movement (BNM) in Balochistan.
Dr. Baloch, his three colleagues and a nephew were murdered in execution style by Pakistan Army’s Special Forces in the early hours of Saturday, January 30th in the restive Balochistan region where the army is currently engaged in a bloody campaign of genocide and ethnic cleansing of the indigenous population.