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Baloch Political Parties Protest Worldwide on Human Rights Day

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Geneva : Observing International Human Rights Day on December 10, Baloch political activists around the world, including the UK, Canada, Australia, South Korea, Germany and many other European nations – held protests against the atrocities committed by the Pakistan establishment on their people back home.

Baloch National Movement (BNM), Baloch Republican Party (BRP), Baloch Students Organization-Azad (BSO-A) and Balcoh Republican Students Organization (BRSO) held protests in Australia, Canada, Germany, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom against Pakistani war crimes. The protests were attended by Baloch expatriates and local human rights and political activists.

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Toronto Gathering Praises the Role of Women in Struggle for Freedom

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International Women’s Day Observed by Baloch, Ahwazis, Azeris and Turkomans:

Toronto: A joint session of Baloch, Ahwazi Arabs, South Azerbaijanis and Turkomans observed the International Women’s Day to emphasize the growing role of women in the struggles for social justice, equality and national emancipation of oppressed nations of the world.

Speakers belonging to Baloch, Ahwazi, Azeri and Turkoman communities paid rich tribute to women who are in the forefront to end gender bias, violence, discrimination and inequality in the world as well as in Canada regarding aboriginal women.

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By protecting our Language, we protect ourselves : Mumtaz Baloch

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Toronto: International Mother Language Day was observed by Baloch, Azerbaijani, Turkoman and Ahwazi Arab communities in Toronto to honour their culture and heritage under repressive occupation of Iran and Pakistan.

Addressing the event Mrs. Mumtaz Baloch the spokesperson of Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) said, the Baluch Language is the principle language of the Baluch People.  The Baluch who are now widely spread over the world have managed with difficulty to maintain their language.  We all know Mother Language is the first social contact of a human being that will lead to knowledge.

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Toronto: Speakers Pay Rich Tribute to Khair Bakhsh Marri

 

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WSC, BHRC Observe International Day to Support Victims of Torture

Toronto, June 28, 2014 – World Sindhi Congress (Canada) and Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) held a joint event to observe the United Nation’s 26 June International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. A large number of Sindhi and Baloch community members and families attended the event in Toronto to express their support for the victims of torture and enforced disappearances in Sindh and Balochistan.

Speakers paid rich tribute to Khair Bakhsh Marri, legendary leader of Balochistan’s independence struggle and elaborated on his life and struggle that has greatly contributed and influenced the political movements in Balochistan. Audience observed a moment of silence to honour the passing away of Khair Bakhsh Marri and the uncompromising struggle he steadfastly led to free Balochistan from the military occupation by Pakistan in 1948.

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Toronto: Inter. Solidarity Camp to Save Zahid Baloch, Chairman BSO-Azad

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May 29, 2014 · 1:14 am

Toronto: Students Protest on Sunday May 18th for Zahid Baloch, Chairman BSO-Azad

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Demonstration Demanding Release of Baloch Missing Persons in Pakistan

Zahid Baloch, the Chairman of Baloch Students Organization-Azad (BSO-Azad), was abducted at gun point on March 18th, 2014. This is yet another case of enforced disappearances of the Baloch people, who are resisting domination and exploitation of their resources by the Pakistani military and intelligence establishments.

The Voice of Baloch Missing Persons, an advocacy organization run by the families of ‘missing persons’, has compiled a list of 19,000 Baloch missing persons, which include women and minors.http://www.bygwaah.com/

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Baloch Canadians Observe March 27th Black Day – Speakers at Toronto Meeting Support Independence of Balochistan

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Toronto, March 29, 2014 – BHRC (Canada) held a meeting in Toronto to mark the Pakistani military invasion of Balochistan on March 27, 1948. The gathering of Baloch, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Ahwazi Arabs and Azeri Turks was addressed by speakers from various organizations. The event in Toronto was part of the Black Day observed throughout Balochistan to voice their dissent against the forced annexation of Baloch lands into Pakistan by an illegal military invasion.
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