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Baluch political prisoners who have been arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence have been placed in solitary confinement for months and have been subjected to severe torture and deprivation of their basic rights.
Abdul Majid Paidar, a 30-year-old political prisoner along with Murad Mohammad Del Baluch, have been tortured by intelligence agents through the use of warm glass bottles. They continue to suffer from the ill effects of this torture.
PAKISTAN: More than 100 dead bodies from three mass graves were found in one district of Balochistan
The UN and international human rights organisations must send fact finding missions to probe the illegal disposal of Baloch people in mass graves
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) expresses shock and deep concern over the discovery of mass graves in Balochistan; it is suspected that these graves are of Baloch missing persons who were arrested and subsequently extrajudicially killed. A large number of family members gathered around the places of Tootak village, district Khuzdar to inquire about their loved ones who have been missing for many years. However, the police and other security forces refused them permission to try and identify the bodies and baton charged the people to disperse them.
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Pakistani authorities to fully investigate Razzak’s disappearance and barbaric murder: Reporters Without Borders
The mutilated body of Balochistan-based journalist Haji Abdul Razzak was identified by his family today, one day after it was found in Karachi, Pakistan’s business capital. Missing since 24 March, Razzak was tortured to death.
“We urge the Pakistani authorities to fully investigate Razzak’s disappearance and barbaric murder in order to establish the motive and determine whether it was linked to his work as a journalist,” Reporters Without Borders said.