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Shaheed Lala Hameed Baloch

Shaheed Lala Hameed Baloch was born in Haji Hayatan’s home on 8th February of 1985. He got his early education in Govt Modal High school Gwadar. He hailed to a political family. The Shaheed was involved in politics in his school days. He started his political career from BSO (Aman). He was elected as student leader in his college days. He was also elected as member of Public Safety Commission introduced in Musharaf’s era.

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The mega follies

Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

POLITICS is all about perception. If people believe that a policy is detrimental to their interests, not even a deluge of spin, arranged news conferences, full-page advertisements and assurances by its advocates is going to change that perception.

A majority of people in Balochistan view mega projects with extreme suspicion and certainly not without reason. The gaping divide between proclaimed intentions and reality completely undermines the already zero credibility of the government’s assurances in Balochistan regarding the people and its vast resources.

Gwadar, located on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, was granted to a Muscat sultan by the Khan of Kalat in 1783 and transferred to the mother province for £3m in 1958. At present, some 13 million barrels of oil pass by the port daily. Its strategic importance and economic potential has made it a favourite of many contending interests.

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Oct 21: Shaheed Faqeer Shahwani and Shaheed Zahoor Bangulzai

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October 20, 2022 · 3:00 am

April 28: Fallen Defenders of Balochistan

Siddique Eido and Yousaf Nazar

28 April 2011

Thousands of defenders of Baloch nation have perished in Pakistan’s dirty war in Balochistan. Thousands killed and their body dumped, thousands more still suffer in torture cells of Pakistan. Villages bombed and burned their inhabitant forced into becoming internal displaced person (IDP), cities turned into fortress with many check posts surrounding them all this to isolate the Baloch freedom fighters in the mountains.

Activists living in cities of Balochistan are most vulnerable, after the Murgaap incident, in April of 2009, when Pakistani intelligence agency picked up three prominent Baloch leaders Ghulam Mohammed Baloch, Lala Muneer and Sher Mohammed Baloch from their lawyers chamber in Turbat and within days killed them in custody and dumped their bodies in Murgaap it became clear that Baloch activists are not even save within the boundaries of a Pakistani court.

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Feb 21: Martyrs of Jiwani

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February 20, 2022 · 3:00 am

Jan 17: Shaheed Naseer Kamalan & Shaheed Ahmed Dad Baloch

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January 16, 2022 · 3:30 am

Oct 21: Shaheed Faqeer Shahwani and Shaheed Zahoor Bangulzai

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October 20, 2021 · 3:16 am

Fallen Defenders of Balochistan

Siddique Eido and Yousaf Nazar

28 April 2011

Thousands of defenders of Baloch nation have perished in Pakistan’s dirty war in Balochistan. Thousands killed and their body dumped, thousands more still suffer in torture cells of Pakistan. Villages bombed and burned their inhabitant forced into becoming internal displaced person (IDP), cities turned into fortress with many check posts surrounding them all this to isolate the Baloch freedom fighters in the mountains.

Activists living in cities of Balochistan are most vulnerable, after the Murgaap incident, in April of 2009, when Pakistani intelligence agency picked up three prominent Baloch leaders Ghulam Mohammed Baloch, Lala Muneer and Sher Mohammed Baloch from their lawyers chamber in Turbat and within days killed them in custody and dumped their bodies in Murgaap it became clear that Baloch activists are not even save within the boundaries of a Pakistani court.

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The mysterious case of land acquisitions in Balochistan

According to a high court lawyer based in Turbat, land acquisition by an institution of the state becomes legal only if it follows the laid down official procedures. No other process, however elaborate it may be, makes it legal.

Maqbool Ahmed

Mir Ibrahim Bizenjo owns land – a huge amount of it – in various parts of the coastal district of Gwadar. He also owns a lot of large motorised fishing boats — some registered in Pakistan, others in Oman across the Arabian Sea from Pakistan’s Makran coast.

And he has a business partner, Mir Imam Bizenjo, who is known as far as the United States. The two are related too: Ibrahim Bizenjo’s son Charagh is married to Imam Bizenjo’s daughter.

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Oct 21: Shaheed Faqeer Shahwani and Shaheed Zahoor Bangulzai

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October 20, 2018 · 4:00 pm