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Pictures: Balochistan weeps over Habib Jalib

The Baloch Hal Exclusive

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Zakir Majeed’s sister appeals for missing brother’s release

The Baloch Hal News

QUETTA: The family members of Zakir Majeed Baloch, Vice Chairman of Baloch Students Organization (BSO), who went missing on June, 8, 2009, have established a hunger strike camp in front of Quetta Press Club on Saturday to protest against the non-recovery of their family member.

Earlier, addressing a press conference, the sister of Zakir Majeed said that her brother had been whisked away allegedly by the government agencies on June, 8, 2009 from Mastung district and despite lapse of one year they were unaware about his whereabouts.

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EXCLUSIVE: “The Supreme Court no longer talks of the missing persons”

An exclusive interview of Nasrullah Baloch, chairman Voice for Missing Baloch Persons (VMBP) with The Baloch Hal

Interview by Malik Siraj Akbar

If there is one issue one cannot skip while talking about Balochistan, it is indeed the case of numerous missing persons who have allegedly been whisked away by the state intelligence agencies. Former military dictator General Musharraf , who instigated the conflict in Balochistan, is gone; his policies predominately continue to misrule the gas-rich province. The Baloch Hal spoke to chairman of Voice for the Missing Baloch Persons, a platform that has brought together all the families that simultaneously mourn and await the return of a missing person. Excerpts:

Malik Siraj Akbar & Nasrullah Baloch

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Two killed, four injured in firing at Khuzdar political rally

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KHUZDAR: At least two Baloch political activists were shot dead and four others were seriously injured after security force opened indiscriminate fire on a protest rally of the Baloch Students’ Organization (BSO) in Khuzdar district on Friday.

According to the details, security forces opened fire on a protest rally of the Baloch Students Organization (BSO-Azad) which was intended to protest the recent killing of Baloch citizens in Karachi and the launching of a government-backed operation in the area.

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Children of the conflict

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The Baloch Hal Editorial

With the commencement of the new year, 2010, children of the missing Baloch persons have established a hunger strike camp in front of Quetta Press Club. The composition of the camp is very diverse. These children come from different districts of Balochistan. Their ‘missing’ parents also belong to varying age brackets and professions. While many children of this age are busy studying at schools and colleges or preparing for their annual examinations, children of these disappeared people are spending their days in extreme chill inside the hunger strike camp. They hold the photographs of their dear ones and look at every visitor with the anticipation to bring them some ‘good news’. They do not go to school or colleges but look for their missing ones.
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Chief Minister Raisani meets Sardar Attaullah Mengal in Wadh

 

Chief Minister Raisani meets Sardar Attaullah Menga

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KHUZDAR: Balochistan chief minister Nawab Mohammad Aslam Raisani met on Saturday with veteran Baloch nationalist leader and the first ever elected chief minister of Balochistan Sardar Attaullah Mengal at his native town of Wadh in Khuzdar district.

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