ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received updated information regarding the disappearances and extrajudicial killings of youth in Balochistan Province for opposing the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, a huge highway being constructed by China, which has an investment of Rupees 47 billion. The ages of the disappeared and extrajudicially killed range from 16 to 22 years, and they include two student leaders and even one footballer, who is accused of gathering crowds through football matches. According to the Balochistan government, in July, under the “National Plan”, security forces have killed 375 and arrested 13,575 people in nearly 3,000 Military operations.
BALOCHISTAN: On 30th of September, a news emerged in Social media and then was confirmed that 16 years old Majid Rasheed Baloch was picked up by Pakistani security forces at Azian check post in Mand, District Kech. He was traveling back after having a football match between his team and another club from Mand to Gomazi, Tump, district Kech along with his friends. Their vehicle was stopped at Azian check post for almost an hour. Finally the security forces took Majid with them leaving the others behind.
Majid is a 16 years old student of grade 9th in High School Gomazi, Tump of District Kech. His father, Mr. Rasheed Baloch is a farmer, he works hard to earns a living for his family, his wife, four sons and one daughter.