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The World Baloch Organization is on a Mission to Illuminate and Eradicate Pakistan’s Human Rights Abuses

“The world’s most wanted terrorist was found living next to a Pakistan military base, and the person who helped find him has been imprisoned by Pakistan on treason charges. This alone is reason enough to question Pakistan’s involvement in global terrorism.” Bhawal Mengal

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

You may never have heard of The World Baloch Organization (WBO), but they are hoping that will soon change. The WBO is a human rights organization that lobbies against the human rights abuses committed by the Pakistan military and intelligence agencies against the Baloch people in its own country.

Balochistan, “the country of the Baloch,” which has existed since well before the seventh century AD, presently forms part of the three states of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.  Situated in southwest Pakistan, Balochistan is the country’s largest, most resource-rich, yet least developed province. Since the Pakistan government forcefully occupied Balochistan in 1948, the Baloch people report gross human rights violations perpetrated against its people which seldom surface in international media channels or decision-making forums.

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CPEC Represents Colonization of Balochistan by China and Pakistan

A senior teaching fellow and a PhD candidate at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) represents the colonization of Pakistan for the enrichment of China.

Speaking at the conference “Wall of Silence: Human rights in Balochistan“, Burzine Waghmar said Pakistan’s statehood is based on a fragile framework with no national basis in which Pakistani military acts with no legitimacy and with violence against local populations.

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