Tag Archives: karachi
BSO-AZAD Protests in Karachi and Quetta against the Unlawful Abduction of Shabir Baloch by Pakistani Forces in Balochistan
Karachi, Oct 9 : Baloch Students Organization – Azad held a protest rally in Karachi against the unlawful arrest and enforced disappearance of Shabir Ahmed Baloch, Secretary Information, BSO-Azad. A large number of Baloch students and activists took part in the peaceful rally that gathered in front of the Karachi Arts Council and marched up to Karachi Press Club, carrying banners and portraits of the enforced disappeared student leader from Awaran, Balochistan. A similar protest rally was held in front of Quetta Press Club. Human rights activists, Chairman of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) Nasrullah Baloch, Vice Chairman Mama Qadeer Baloch and a number of students and members of civil society participated the demonstration. The protester were holding banners and placards highlighting the unlawful arrest and disappearance of Shabir Baloch and murder of Hasil Baloch aka Qazi on 4th and 5th October respectively.
“Our areas are not simply places of gangs and violence. We have a glorious history and organise literary activities. But no one is showing it“
KARACHI: Amid the gang violence and the ongoing crackdown against criminal syndicates, many literary organisations are trying to revive the glorious past of Karachi’s Baloch-populated neighbourhoods in their contribution to Balochi poetry, fiction and culture.
Recently, the Nokaap Labzanki Majlis, a Baloch-literary organisation active in the Faqir Colony neighbourhood of Orangi Town, organised a gathering to launch a Balochi book titled “Rajdaptar-e-Falsafaen Sama”.