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Chinese consulate attack: Balochistan grouses cannot be forever ignored

Baloch anger is not against the ethnic mix, it is rooted in poverty and the systematic denial of opportunities by the Pakistani establishment.

The November 23 attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi by Baloch separatists brought into global view, once more, the Baloch trauma. The Balochistan Liberation Army, which claimed responsibility for the attack, had warned the Chinese authorities against “exploitation of Balochistan’s mineral wealth and occupation of the Baloch territory”.

Regrettable as violence in any form is, this incident is an unfortunate reminder that Baloch complaints cannot forever be ignored. In fact, the constant refrain through Pakistan’s 70-year history is this: Balochistan appears to be on the boil again.

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Nov 07: Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch

A Tribute to Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch (Urdu)

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Killings in Lyari – The Balochistan Post Investigative Report

At 8pm yesterday, the bustling Lyari life in Ali Mahmad Mohala, Zikri Paara was interrupted with the sheer noise of what sounded like indiscriminate firing. This firing continued for another five hours before at least five people were killed and dozens other were arrested.

Lyari has never been the most peaceful part of the world. The power game between different Pakistani political parties has turned the Baloch populated locality to one of the most dangerous parts in South Asia.

لیاری قتل عام – دی بلوچستان پوسٹ تحقیقاتی رپورٹ

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لیاری قتل عام – دی بلوچستان پوسٹ تحقیقاتی رپورٹ


کل رات آٹھ بجے ذکری پاڑہ علی محمد محلہ لیاری کی مصروف زندگی اس وقت تتر بتر ہونے لگی، جب ہر طرف اندھا دھند فائرنگ شروع ہوئی اور گولیوں کی چلنے کی آوازیں فضا میں گونجنے لگیں۔ فائرنگ کا یہ سلسلہ مزید پانچ گھنٹے یونہی چلتا رہا، جو بالآخر پانچ شہریوں کے جانبحق ہونے اور درجنوں کے گرفتاری پر منتج ہوا۔لیاری کسی بھی معنوں میں ایک پرامن علاقہ کہلایا نہیں جاسکتا، پاکستانی سیاسی جماعتوں کی طاقت کے کھیل کے رسی کشی نے بلوچوں کے اس آبائی علاقے کو جنوبی ایشیاء کے خطرناک ترین علاقوں میں سے ایک بناکر رکھ دیا ہے۔

Killings in Lyari – The Balochistan Post Investigative Report

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Jan 15: Martyrs of Khuzdar

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Nov 07: Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch

A Tribute to Shaheed Nisar Hussain Baloch (Urdu)

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Jan 15: Martyrs of Khuzdar

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January 14, 2017 · 4:06 pm