Qazi Dad M Rehan
Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) has released an urgent appeal to save the life of Qazi Dad Mohammad Rehan, General Secretary of Gwadar Press Club and former Information Secretary of BNM. Mr. Rehan is a journalist of rare courage and a colleague of Abdul Hameed Hayatan whose bullet-ridden body was found after his abduction by the Pakistani security forces. BHRC appeal has been sent out to Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, U.N., international organizations of journalists, congressional representatives, members of parliaments, and world leaders in Europe, Canada, and U.S.
Occupied Baluchistan: The family of Mohammad Hussain Baluch, who was killed on 16 August, has revealed that he was killed in cold-blood. According to details late Hussain’s family said that he was first arrested during the protest in Panjgur and severely tortured. The FC then took him away and few hours later they dumps his body in a local hospital which proves that he was apprehended alive and then killed in custody, believes the family of late Mohammad Hussain Baluch.
It is little surprise that Baloch nationalist leaders have rejected the latest peace package proposed by Islamabad
By Peter Tatchell
A series of massacres of peaceful protesters by Pakistani security forces look set to sink hopes of a settlement deal between the government in Islamabad and Baloch nationalists who are campaigning for self-rule. There are fears that the sinister, shadowy Pakistani military and intelligence agencies are behind these killings, in a deliberate attempt to sabotage the reconciliation package put forward by the government of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.