Ottawa, March 18, 2016: Baloch Canadians heeding to the call of Baloch Students Organization –Azad began arriving in Ottawa today on a cold March morning to commemorate the 2 years of enforced disappearance of Zahid Baloch, former chairman, BSO-Azad.
Karima Baloch, chairperson, BSO-Azad stated that the protest at the Canadian Parliament, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, and the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan is to inform the world that China and Pakistan are partners in the crimes against humanity in Balochistan. Thousands of Baloch have been massacred by the Pakistani army to fulfill the ambitious dreams of Chinese control of the deep seaport of Gwadar and access to the strategic waters of Strait of Hormuz.
Toronto, March 17, 2016: Baloch Students Organization-Azad chapter in Canada has announced here that the organization will be holding protest rallies in Ottawa, the Canadian capital to bring awareness to the people and the country’s law makers about the gross human rights abuses in Balochistan by the Pakistani army and its intelligence agencies.
BSO-Azad will be commemorating the 2-year unlawful arrest and disappearance of their former chairman Zahid Baloch who was enforced disappeared from Quetta, Balochistan on March 18, 2014. The organization’s current Chairperson Karima Baloch will be leading the rally in Ottawa on March 18, 2016 outside the Canadian Parliament and will hand over a memorandum to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.