Seoul, April 4, 2016: Baloch long march activists, headed by Naseer Baloch, arrived at the UN offices in Seoul, South Korea today. In nine days they covered a distance of 463km, from Busan city, the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula to Seoul, the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The five-member team of Baloch activists started the long march under the banner, “Walk for Freedom” on March 27, 2016 with a protest rally in Busan city. It is worth mentioning here that ‘March 27’ is remembered in Baloch annals as a ‘black day’ when in 1948, the sovereign state of Balochistan was illegally occupied by Pakistan through a military invasion.
Pyeongtaek, South Korea (1 April 2016): On the sixth day of their Walk for Freedom Baloch activist in South Korea reached Pyeongtaek. They started their walk from Cheonan where they had reached yesterday from Yeongdong.
Yesterday (31 March 2016) they walked 58Km from Yeongdong to reach Cheonan.
Yeongdong, South Korea (31 March 2016): Today is the fifth day of Baloch activists’ long march in South Korea. On the third day (29 March 2016) they walked 68Km from 8am to 7:45 pm. They walked from Daegu to Gimcheon city.
On the fourth day (30 March, 2016) they stated their walk from Gimcheon toward Yeongdong city. The marchers distributed leaflets as they pass through different towns. Their pamphlet contains information about Pakistani state atrocities in Balochistan and human rights violations. The marchers are carrying placards and flags of Balochistan and they chanted slogans to attract people’s attention and condemn Baloch Genocide by Pakistan.
Daegu, South Korea (29 March 2016): By completing a walk of nearly 58 Km, yesterday, the Walk for Freedom marchers reached the city of Daegu in South Korea.
The Walk for Freedom march started from the South Korean city of Busan on March 27, 2016. The aim of the marchers is to highlight the Pakistani state atrocities in the occupied Balochistan.
The Baloch residents in South Korea staged a protest demonstration in Posan, the second largest city of the country, on Monday. The protest was organised by Nasir Ahamd Baloch.
The protesters held banners and pictures of Baloch enforced-disappeared and extra-judicial killed activists and urged the international community to take notice of Pakistani atrocities against Baloch people. They also distributed leaflets about the current situation and status of Balochistan.