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A Conference on Balochistan Being Held in Washington D.C. on May 10th

UNPO_USA_Conference on Balochistan

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) will be organizing a conference on Balochistan called ‘Land of Forsaken Voices: The Geo­politics of Justice, Impunity and Human Rights in Balochistan’ in Washington D.C. on May 10th to discuss the conflict in Balochistan and the state of human rights violations in the region. The Conference will be convened at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm EST.

According to an announcement about the event on the official website of the UNPO, the event aims to “draw attention to the deteriorating human rights and security situation in Balochistan, as well as to the geopolitical complexities which inform these developments.”

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Rohrabacher Terms Pakistan “Our Real Enemy”; Reaffirms Call for Free Balochistan

WASHINGTON, DC:Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher said on Tuesday he would continue to support the Baloch right to self-determination even if relations between the United States and Pakistan completely normalize and Islamabad abandons its support for Taliban and Islamist groups.

He was speaking at the Zenger Room of the National Press Club in Washington DC at a crowded press conference with fellow congressmen Steve King and Louie Gohmert.

Rohrbacher, who is the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Oversight and Investigations, said support for his resolution on Balochistan was continuously increasing among the members of the Congress. Initially, only four legislators had supported the Baloch right to self-determination but now his resolution enjoyed the support of at least twelve others. He hoped support for the Baloch right to self-determination would steadily increase in the US Congress.

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