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Nov 20: Shaheed Mir Balach Marri

Shaheed Mir Balaach Marri

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November 19, 2016 · 3:00 pm

Pakistan’s Invisible Baluch Displacement Crisis

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There are estimates that more than 700,000 people have been displaced across Balochistan since 2005

By: Abdul Hai Kakar & Abubakar Siddique

He once dreamed of a bright future and a stable career working for Pakistan’s biggest gas company.

Instead, Suhail Ahmed Bugti has been crushing stones for the past 10 years after his clan was banished from their gas-rich homeland in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan Province into the stony deserts of Rohri district in neighboring Sindh Province.

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What next for Baluchistan?

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Every day is another struggle for the province of Baluchistan, which continues to remain unsteady with the horrifying tumult and turbulence in the region. It’s sure a pity to watch such unrest grip thousands of families frequently, without a silver lining to fall back on. But then one can’t ignore but notice the pattern Baluchistan has fallen into, its trajectory being very similar to former East Pakistan.

So, naturally the question becomes ‘Is Baluchistan the next East Pakistan’? The resemblance is eerie to the extent that one cannot help but wonder, ‘What next for Baluchistan’? Will all this chaos finally result into a separate province or very much like Azad Kashmir carry on with the struggle forever? Located in the southwest region of Pakistan, Baluchistan is the biggest of the four provinces of the country. Administratively divided among three countries, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran, it has been a turf of turmoil and conflict since its annexation by Pakistan in 1947 and still continues to be. Notably known as the ‘Baluchistan Conflict’, it is a major growing conflict between the Pakistani government and the Baloch nationalists.

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June 18: Shaheed Mureed Bugti

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June 17, 2015 · 3:00 pm

June 18: Shaheed Mureed Bugti

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June 17, 2014 · 3:00 pm

Geneva: A Conference with the title of “Balochistan: Struggle for indendence”

Mehran Baluch“Balochistan: struggle for independence” conference held in Geneva Switzerland. September 13, 2013 at 12:25am Geneva: A Conference with the title of “Balochistan: struggle for independence” was held in Geneva Switzerland on Thursday (Sep 12, 2013). Baloch Leader Nawabzada Mehran Marri organized a conference in Geneva to discuss the current situation of Balochistan. Human Rights activists from different groups and Baloch Leader Noor Deen Mengal and prominent journalist and human right activist Mr Tarek Fatah also attended and spoke to conference. The General Secretary of Baloch Republican Party Switzerland chapter, Mr. Azizullah Bugti addressed the conference.
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After Afghanistan, Forces attacked Baloch IDPs in Sindh

The forces attacked Bugti Baloch IDPs in Ghotki district of Sindh yesterday. Houses of IDPs were attacked, looted of valuables and the residents were tortured and abducted.

force-attackedSindh: Pakistani forces continue attacks against Baloch refugees and internally displaced people who had to migrate from their ancestral lands because of military operations and continuous atrocities by state forces. The forces attacked Bugti Baloch IDPs in Ghotki district of Sindh yesterday. Houses of IDPs were attacked, looted of valuables and the residents were tortured and abducted. Wadera Hasil Khan Bugti’s house was attacked and his aged mother namely Hani bibi; his wife Murad Khatoon and infant son Abdul Rehman were abducted and taken toward an undisclosed location. the BRP said in a press release.
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