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VBMP urges International Community to raise voice against enforced-disappearances in Balochistan

VBMP Press Conferance Quetta Zahid Baloch

Zahid Kurd has been subjected to brutal torture on the spot being taken away: VBMP

BALOCHISTAN: The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons leaders including Chairman Nasrullah Baloch, Vice Chairman Abdul Qadeer Baloch and General Secretary Farzana Majeed Baloch have urged Amnesty International, European Union, UN and other international Human Rights bodies to take to notice of enforced disappearances in Balochistan.

The VBMP leader said that Pakistani forces illegally abducted 19200 Baloch activists and more than 2000 among them have been killed and dump. “We have given proof and the documents about enforced-disappearances in Balochistan to UN representatives in Islamabad,” they said.

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Latif Johar’s appeal to the World

Latif Johar’s appeal to the World from GulZameen on Vimeo.

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For Pakistan’s Baloch, ‘tomorrow, anything can happen’

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KARACHI: “We are students. Our weapons are pens and books,” says Latif Johar. He is sitting at a protest camp outside the Karachi Press Club, on a hunger strike till death, unless his missing party leader Zahid Baloch is returned.

“We do not believe in violence. We believe in fighting for our rights through democratic political means,” he says.

پاکستانی بلوچ کے ساتھ کل کچھ بھی ہو سکتا ہے

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I am on hunger strike till death – Latif Johar

Latif Johar_BSO_hunger strikeI am a student. Studying, writing, learning, exploring are my hobbies. But all this has become impossible for me, thanks to Pakistan. My friends disappear and end up dead dumped on empty street-sides with blood-curdling scars on their bodies. My schools and colleges are turned into cozy military barracks. Uniformed men with guns round the playgrounds where school kids would circle not so long ago. Libraries closed and librarians ‘missing’, they say.

Despite all this, I choose a difficult path of peaceful struggle rather than picking up a gun. I look at the world with hopeful eyes but in vain. Nobody seems to be caring. What should I do? Where should I go?

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’دور ہٹو ورنہ تمہارے بھائی اور تمہیں مار دیں گے‘

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کچھ دیر کے بعد سفید رنگ کی ایک گاڑی آئی۔ اہلکاروں نے زاہد کے ہاتھ اور آنکھیں باندھ کر اس میں ڈالا اور ساتھ لے گئے۔

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بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، کراچی

پاکستان کے سب بڑے شہر کراچی میں پریس کلب کے باہر سے ابھی وائس فار مسنگ پرسنز کا کیمپ چند روز قبل ہی ختم ہوا تھا تو اسی جگہ پر بلوچ سٹوڈنٹس آرگنائزیشن آزاد نے اپنا احتجاجی کیمپ قائم کر لیا، جس کی قیادت بی ایس او آزاد کی خواتین کر رہی ہیں جو اپنے چیئرمین زاہد بلوچ کی بازیابی چاہتی ہیں۔

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Chairman Zahid Baloch abducted, BSO Azad decides to go on hunger strike till death

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  PRESS CONFERENCE:

We are gathered here to bring forth an extremely important political issue. We expect you journalists to make our voices heard in the right mediums around the world.

Baloch Students Organization – Azad (BSO-A) is a progressive pro-democratic students’ organization that believes in peaceful struggle and has been striving for the Baloch rights including the right for freedom. In the struggle for these aims, BSO-Azad has been clear and open on its strategy since day one; which is, not only believing and advocating peaceful democratic struggle but also becoming an exemplary lead in it.

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