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Rep. Rohrabacher: Pakistan Using US Weapons ‘Against Their Own People’

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By Zachary Leshin

(CNSNews.com) – Members of Congress expressed their concerns that the F-16 military jets and other weapons the U.S. provides to Pakistan are being used “against their own people” in Baluchistan during a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

The hearing on the future of U.S.-Pakistan relations was held by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Baloch people have a right to self-determination: US lawmaker

Washington: Voicing concern over the alleged human rights violations in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, a top US lawmaker has said that Baloch people have a right to self-determination.

“This abysmal human rights record of the Pakistani government is shameful. It is even worse because American foreign and military aid contributes to strengthening the security forces which kill innocent Balochis. The Baloch people have a right to self-determination and not to live under the control of Islamabad, if they choose,” Congressman Dana Rohrabacher said in his remarks in the US House of Representatives on Friday.

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