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COMMENT: Eyewash — Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

Because of the massively warped allocations, no educational institution in Balochistan would be able to compete with those in Punjab

Mir Muhammad Ali TalpurDuring the recent ‘missing persons’ hearing in Quetta the Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that there is no proper checking in the city. The check posts manned by the Frontier Corps (FC), customs and police are just an ‘eyewash’; ‘hogwash’ would be more appropriate, and smuggling continues as the FC border check posts are simply symbolic and used for making money. He said that the available evidence showed the FC personnel’s involvement in some incidents of missing persons, and the missing persons’ relatives blame the FC for disappearances. Apparently, it has only now dawned on them that all that happens in Balochistan is an eyewash; the people of Balochistan have always known these injustices and have been trying to rouse sleeping consciences but failed. All institutional measures and actions there are hogwash.
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COMMENT : The barbarity of perpetrators’ justice — Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The establishment, if it goes ahead with its plan, which in all probability it will, will be committing a barbarity of unparalleled magnitude 

Mir Muhammad Ali TalpurIt was a cool night of November 7, 2010. Faiz Mohammad Mazarani Marri’s torture-inflicted wounds were being nursed at his house in Metroville, Karachi (Gulshan) by his old parents. He had returned home three weeks earlier after having been in the custody of the intelligence agencies. That night a posse of Sindh Rangers, police and other intelligence agencies personnel descended on their place. On the insistence of his aged parents they confirmed their identity and let them see the official cars parked outside. On March 2, 2011, his badly disfigured body was found in Gwandain Dasht area near Quetta. He was buried at the ‘Baloch Martyrs Graveyard’, New Kahan, Quetta.

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