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Gwadar: Babu Mehrab’s Family Enduring Collective Punishment By Pakistani State
Babu Mehrab’s family, residing in the Kulanch area of Gwadar, Balochistan has a harrowing tale of pain and sorrow that no one should ever have to endure. For the past twelve years, their lives have been plagued by a collective punishment policy adopted by Pakistani state forces. They have faced the worst kind of violence, with some members of their family forcibly disappearing and some even being killed by the state forces.
The family’s agony began in 2012, when Haider, Babu Mehrab’s elder son, was abducted and forcibly disappeared by the Pakistani forces and has not been seen since. The family had held on to hope that he would one day return, but as the years passed, their hope began to fade.Continue reading
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Baloch women in Pakistan are victims of state oppression and exploitation – Karachi rally
A rally was organized from Karachi Arts Council to Press Club on the call of Voice for Baloch Missing (VBMP) on the occasion of International Women’s Day in Karachi, the capital of Sindh.
Baloch Yekjethi Committee (BYC) Karachi strongly supported the rally, as did Awami Workers Party (AWP) and Baloch Students Organisation (BSO) who not only supported but as well as participated in it.
During International Women’s Day, rally participants expressed their opposition to centuries of oppression against women. In Pakistan today, Baloch women are the victims of state oppression and exploitation, now Baloch women are not safe even in homes, intersections, educational institutions, and workplaces.Continue reading
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