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Missing Baloch social activist Abdul Wahid Baloch returns home

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KARACHI: Baloch social worker Abdul Wahid returned to his home in Karachi’s Lyari area on Monday 5 Dec, 2016 after being taken into custody by Pakistani intelligence agency in 26 July this year.

Four month after he went missing, political activist Wahid Baloch returned to his home in Karachi on Monday afternoon. “My father has come back today at 2pm,” Hani Baloch, Wahid’s daughter told the media

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Wahid Baloch case

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IT is a case that has been registered with the Sindh High Court simply as incident number 4,247. Missing since July 26, social activist and writer Abdul Wahid Baloch was allegedly taken into custody by two men in plainclothes while travelling on a bus en route to Karachi with a friend. His distressed family was obstructed from registering an FIR — a legal requirement for investigation — until the court finally instructed the police to do so. It is revealing that in an unusual move, the FIR was registered against “covert law-enforcement agencies” on Sept 28 with the help of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

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savewahidbaloch-bookیہ سال 1977ء کے اوائل کی بات ہے پورے ملک میں ذوالفقار علی بھٹو صاحب کی حکومت کے خلاف حزب اختلاف کی سیاسی اور مذہبی جماعتوں کی “بھٹو ہٹاو” تحریک پوری شدت کے ساتھ میدان میں آچکی تھی- امن و امان کی صورتحال کافی مخدوش ہوچکی تھی- سڑکوں پر لاقانونیت کا راج تھا- ایسے شورش زدہ ماحول میں کراچی شہر کا ایک علاقہ ایسا تھا جہاں نہ صرف روز مرہ معمولات کے مطابق زندگی رواں دواں تھی بلکہ دیگر علاقوں کے لوگ سکوں و آرام کی تلاش میں سر گرداں یہاں آ کر اطمینان کا سانس لیتے تھے-

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wahid-balochواحد بلوچ کی گمشدگی کا سنا تو حضرت ابوذر غفاری یاد آ گئے۔ ابوذر غفاری اسلام کے پہلے سوشلسٹ سمجھے جاتے ہیں۔ ایک پھیلتی اسلامی سلطنت میں دولت کے ارتکاز کے خلاف وہ انصاف کا پہلا اور سچا دھرنا، احتساب کی پہلی اور معتبر آواز تھے۔

ابوذر دربدر جا کر لوگوں کو دولت اور طاقت کے ارتکاز کے خلاف بیدار کرتے اور سورۃ الہمزہ کی تفسیر فرماتے، سونا جمع کرنے والوں کی پیٹھوں کے داغے جانے کی تفسیر۔

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If I’m standing before you today, it may be you tomorrow, says Wahid Baloch’s daughter

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By Zoya Anwer

Speakers at seminar say missing persons now a national issue

“If I’m standing before you today, it could be you in my position tomorrow,” Hani Baloch, daughter of literary figure Wahid Baloch who has been missing for over two and a half months in what is alleged to be a case of enforced disappearance, told an audience at a seminar on Saturday evening.

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واحد بلوچ کی بازیابی کے لیے ریگل تا کراچی پریس کلب مظاہرہ، انسانی حقوق ، سول سوسائٹی اور واحد بلوچ کے دوستوں کی شرکت

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شرکاء نے مسنگ پرسنز کی بازیابی کے لیے پلے کارڈ اور بینرز اٹھا رکھے تھے

انسانی حقوق ، سماجی ورکر ،صحافی اور پبلشر واحد بلوچ کی بازیابی کے لیے ریگل چوک سے کراچی پریس کلب تک ایک ریلی نکالی گئی جس میں واحد بلوچ کے دوستوں، انسانی حقوق کمیشن کراچی کے اراکین ، سول سوسائٹی ، لیفٹ ، قوم پرست اور بلوچی ادب سے تعلق رکھنے والے لکھاریوںنے شرکت کی۔ شرکاءنے واحد بلوچ کی بازیابی کے لیے بینزر اور پلے کارڈ اٹھا رکھے تھے جن پر واحد بلوچ کی تصاویر نمایاں تھیں۔اس ریلی کا اہتمام انسانی حقوق کمیشن آف پاکستان کراچی اور واحد بلوچ کے دوستوں اور خاندان نے کیا تھا۔ ریگل سے نکالی جانی اس ریلی نے صدر کے مختلف علاقوں سے ہوتے ہوئے کراچی پریس کلب تک واشگاف نعرے لگائے جن میں گمشدہ واحدبلوچ و دیگر گمشدگان کی بازیابی کے نعرے سرِ فہرست تھے۔ احتجاجی جلوس میں واحد بلو چ کے اہلِ خانہ بھی تھے اور انکی صاحبزادیاں بھی شامل تھیں۔

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Protesters to gather at Karachi Press Club in support of disappeared activist Wahid Baloch

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By: Carol Anne Grayson

Human right Commission for Pakistan-HRCP and friends of Baloch literary and social activist Wahid Baloch are to stage a protest on Monday 3rd October, at 4pm, Regal Chowk to Karachi Press Club to protest his enforced disappearance at the alleged hands of the state in Pakistan. On July 26th, 2016 Wahid was travelling with a friend Sabir Ali Sabir when the bus he was on was stopped at Karachi Superhighway toll plaza. Wahid was asked to leave the vehicle after an identity card check and taken to a “blue-coloured Vigo” as stated to Dawn media by his daughter.

“Missing Baloch social worker was “picked up” on Karachi Superhighway”

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Papa, I’m sorry I am your useless daughter

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By : Hani Baloch

The author is the daughter of missing social worker and publisher Abdul Wahid Baloch. He was known as ‘comrade’ and attended many protest rallies and hunger strikes held by Baloch activists and fishermen for missing persons.

Papa always took me with him to Regal Chowk to buy books on Sundays.

I woke up early this Sunday to go. I have always waited for these mornings and went to wake Papa up but he was not there. The next Sunday, I went to wake him up, but he was ‘missing’.

Papa, many Sundays have passed since the 26th of July when you went missing, but I am not ready to accept that you are gone.

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LEAs may be involved in disappearance of Wahid Baloch: HRCP

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KARACHI: The role of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in the disappearance of publisher and author Abdul Wahid Baloch cannot be ruled out, vice chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)’s Sindh chapter, Asad Iqbal Butt, alleged on Monday.

This was the crux of a report prepared by a fact-finding mission formed by the HRCP on Aug 3 after Wahid Baloch was allegedly picked up by two men in plain clothes from a bus at the Super Highway toll plaza on July 26, he said.

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Letters about ‘missing person’ Wahid Baloch reached authorities but weren’t received: HRCP

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“We’ll try one more time and request the authorities to make the arrest of Wahid Baloch legal.”

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KARACHI: Letters sent to the higher authorities by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) inquiring about the disappearance of publisher and activist Abdul Wahid Baloch have returned to its Karachi office without being received.

This was said by Vice Chairperson of the HRCP’s Sindh chapter, Asad Iqbal Butt, during a press conference held by Mr Baloch’s family at the press club here on Wednesday.

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