BALOCHISTAN: Pakistani forces continue their rampage and brutalities across Balochistan as the issue of long ignored Baloch conflict once again came to the limelight after Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has mentioned Balochistan in his Independence Day speech at Red Fort.
On 8th August, a suicide bomber killed more than 80 people including 40 Baloch and Pashtun lawyers in an attack at Civil Hospital Quetta where the lawyers had gathered to pay their final respects to their colleague and the president of Balochistan Bar Council, shot dead earlier in the same day. The Pakistan army chief declared the attack as ‘an attack on CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor)’ and order ‘combing operation’ in Balochistan.
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Occupied Balochistan: The largest and most active Baloch student Organisation, BSO-Azad, in Balochistan has released the report of on-going Human Rights Violation of the first Quarter of the 2012.
The report was published on BSO-Azad’s official website (www.sagaar.org) which explains in details the number of abductions and killings of Baloch men, women and children in past four month by Pakistani security forces. According to the report in first four months of 2012 at least 91 people were killed and 93 have been abducted by the security agencies of Pakistan. The killed victims include 82 men, 3 women and 6 children whereas 78 men, 6 women and 9 children have reportedly been abducted across Balochistan.
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(New York) – Pakistan’s government should immediately end widespread disappearances of suspected militants and activists by the military, intelligence agencies, and the paramilitary Frontier Corps in the southwestern province of Balochistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Several of those “disappeared” were among the dozens of people extrajudicially executed in recent months in the resource-rich and violence-wracked province.