Activities of many religious madrassas, suspected to be recruiting centers and training grounds for extremist forces, have never been disturbed let alone investigated.
By Hina Baloch
Wearing her traditional Balochi dress, Rabia stood tall with great poise and confidence, in a hall filled with teachers and students, at a local high school in Richmond, Virginia.
This was her twelfth presentation in one week and, by now, she was visibly confident in speaking to a foreign audience in her Balochi-accented English.
BALOCHISTAN: An underground religious extremist group has warned all private schools in Balochistan’s western Panjgur district to completely shut down girls’ education or prepare for ‘the worst consequences as prescribed in the Quran”.
Several private schools have temporarily shut down while hundreds of girls have stopped going to school in the wake of threats issued by an underground religious extremist group that has called for a complete end to girls’ education at private institutions.
The hitherto unknown organization that calls itself, Tanzeem-ul-Islami-ul-Furqan, has circulated a list of the heads of the private schools in a threatening letter that has alleged them of corrupting the characters of the local girls by imparting western education.
BALOCHISTAN: Baloch people are facing Pakistan Army barbarism even in the tragic days of Earth quake. The mutilated, and bullet riddled dead bodies of five Baloch people were recovered from Panjgur. As per sources the Pakistani forces disappeared many people and took them in illegal detention from Yar Mohammad Market, Panjgoor. The military operation in Panjgoor is believed, was conducted as a retaliation against the civilian people as a retaliation by the Pakistani Forces. The freedom Fighters one day earlier attacked on an army convoy in Parom Panjgoor, where the Pakistani forces faced many losses. Most of the mutilated dead bodies identification is yet unknown.