Baloch, Sindhis, and Pashtuns Demand Freedoms & Rights for the Oppressed
10 December, Toronto: The International Human Rights Day in Canada was marked by the unity of the oppressed peoples, namely – the Baloch, the Sindhis, and the Pashtuns, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; representatives spoke of the gruesome atrocities – crimes against humanity, war crimes, massacre & genocide, political repression, femicide, killing of children, targeted killings, extrajudicial killings, torture, hanging of protesters, and enforced disappearances of civilians by Pakistan and Iran.
Speakers from different walks of life strongly criticized the dictatorial regime in Iran and the Pakistani military for committing atrocities and mainly targeting minority oppressed nations and religious groups while denying the people their right to life, dignity, freedom, and justice.
The death of Sindhi nationalist activist Aqib Chandio has been confirmed by the relatives and the Sindhi nationalist organization.
In a video statement published on social media, Sindhi activist Aqib Chandio’s sister Shazia Chandio said that the body found in recent days is of her brother Aqib Chandio. Shazia Chandio has requested to the authorities that her brother’s body be handed over to her.
Shazia Chandio said that she was out of touch from social media for the past few days due to which she did not get timely information, but when she received the photos of the body, she identified the brother by his clothes and outlook.
Sindhi, Baloch & Pashtun Activists Criticize Islamabad on Human Rights & Floods
Toronto, September 17, 2022: Baloch Human Rights Council of Canada, World Sindhi Congress, and Pashtun Council of Canada jointly hosted a protest rally held at Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, as part of an awareness campaign on Pakistani state atrocities, cultural genocide, and enforced disappearances of civilians in Sindh, Balochistan, and Pakhtunkhwa.
Speakers strongly criticized Islamabad’s policies of deliberately drowning Sindh, Balochistan, and Pakhtunkhwa in floods caused by the monsoon rains and climate change. A large number of rights activists from various walks of life attended the protest rally and expressed their thoughts on the dismal state of human rights in Pakistan.
Dana Rohrabacher accused the Pakistan intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and army for the sufferings of the Sindhi population.
ANI | Washington D.c. | June 30, 2018: US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has raised concern on the issue of persecution and disappearances of the Sindhi people in Pakistan and blamed Islamabad for the same. Addressing the House session on Friday, Rohrabacher accused the Pakistan intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and army for the sufferings of the Sindhi population.
New York, Sept 21: Baloch National Movement (BNM) released a statement today regarding the joint protest of Baloch and Sindhi activists held outside the United Nations to condemn the Pakistani atrocities and the ‘ongoing military operations’ in Sindh and Balochistan.
Baloch people have welcomed and are grateful for the support extended by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at such a critical juncture when our nation is struggling to be free from the illegal military occupation of Pakistan since 1948.
[Switzerland]. Sept. 20 (ANI): Baloch people, Kashmiris from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Sindhi community held a joint protest in front of the UN office in Geneva on Tuesday to highlight the atrocities on its people by Pakistan and also to oppose the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) .
Protesters held up banners reading “No to CPEC, We want freedom, go back China”.
Some protesters shouted, “Sindhi people say no to CPEC.”