IDP abducted from Lasbela Balochistan

On 26 March 2017, security forces and personnel of intelligence agencies abducted Noor Mohammed Shay Mohammed from Uthal area of Hub district Lasbela, Balochistan.

Noor Mohammed was a resident of Kohadu area of Jhaoo district Awaran, who, like many others left the village and started living a miserable life of Internally Displaced People in Hub, district Lasbela since last six months.

In the population of around 1500 of Kohado, Korak, gazzi and surrounding villages, most people belong to Zikri sect, a faith other than Islam. Religious militant groups have attacked these villages many times, as part of their holy war, The Jihad against ‘Anti-Gods’, which Baloch nationalists and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan call Pakistan military’s plan to divert their ‘secular’ nationalist movement.

ISIS has attacked the villages many times and killed many civilians, including an activist of Baloch Students Organization last year in October.

According to reports, security forces are forcefully evacuating villages in Balochistan. There are reports of military operations on the newly temporary settlements of these IDPs in Sindh and Punjab as well.

The people of Kohado, Korak, Gazzi and surrounding villages have already evacuated the villages, as security forces commanded them, but they are not safe even after leaving their houses.

Balochistan: Eleven abductees of a military operation identified, numerous still unknown

Pakistani security forces launched a military operation in Drachko and Solak areas of Dasht district Kech, Balochistan on Sunday, March 26, 2017.

Houses were set ablaze along with the remaining valuables after looting whatever was found worthy. Property of the villagers were destroyed.

According to the reports from Balochistan, most of the men abducted belong from the villages on the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the CPEC, a Cino-Pak project, which is one of the main reasons behind the ongoing conflict between the local people of Balochistan and the Central Government of Pakistan.

Latif Rashid, came recently back from Dubai after years to see his family, is one of the abductees and his family members shed tears fearing for his life. Latif Rashid works in Dubai, as a labor and used to come on vacations after a year or two. Abductees include 80 years old Haedar, 70 years old Qadirdad Ismail, a young student Kambar Nabi Bakhsh, Latif Khalil, Wahid Taj Muhammad, Kamal Murad, Noor Bakhsh Karim Bakhsh, Shakil Pirak, Wahid Faqir and Zahid Lal Bakhsh. The rest of the abductees are not yet confirmed but the number seems too high.

“When they reach, they just surround the whole village, drag out all the men, searching house to house, order the ladies to bring all the children and elders out of the rooms”. Rooms i.e. the huts, local people make with wood and palm tree leaves for their survival. Said a local of Balochistan, who has seen the military operation recently.

“They will ask for the Identity Card and list them, as a process of census in Balochistan”, a census which most of the local Baloch nationalists call ‘A Plan to change the demography of Balochistan’. “Then, at the end they will take most of the valuables from the huts and set the rest on fire, taking the men away with them”.

Many of such abductees are found dead after a few days, or sometimes months.

Haneef Nabi Bakhsh of Kuróstank, Dasht district Kech, was abducted by security forces on 24th of February 2017 during a same kind of a military operation. He was later ‘killed in an encounter’ and his dead body was handed over to the local levies force by the Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force being responsible for the enforced disappearances in Balochistan, according to the Judiciary and the human rights organizations of Pakistan.

Three civilians abducted from Panjgur, Balochistan

Three innocent civilians, Mahmood Dilwash, Khudadad Lal Bakhsh and Nawaz Mohammad Jan were abducted by security forces, from Panjgur, according to initial reports.

Security forces launched an assault on Sari-Koran area of Panjgur Balochistan, on early Friday morning. Military looted expensive valuables of the local population and tortured women and children of the village during house-to-house search operation, according to the people of the area.

Balochistan: Elders abducted, tortured and released

On 25th March, 2017, security forces attacked Kumbel area of Dasht district Kech, Balochistan.

According to the reports, during the military operation security forces forcibly demanded the Identity cards of the local residents of Kumbel to register them for census, as a process required for the census in the area. On the refusal of the villagers to comply with their demand, security forces abducted three elders of the village, 80 years old Pir Mohammed Dilshad, another 83 years old Mohammed Ali Noor Mohammed and 90 years old Dad Mohammed Hayat while they were laying on their bed due to weakness.

All three elders were released after several hours of torture.

Balochistan: Villages forcefully evacuated by Security Forces

On 23rd March 2017, Pakistani military forcefully evacuated Murad Jan bazar of Pirandar district Awaran, Balochistan.

According to the latest reports, security forces ordered the local residents of Murad Jan Bazar and Kuch villages of Awaran to immediately evacuate their houses.

The locals resisted against the evacuation, but Pakistani army threatened to abduct all the women and children, if their orders are refused.

In order to save the women and children, the local residents of Murad Jan bazar and Kuch villages helplessly evacuated their houses.

During the military operation women and children have been severely tortured.

Local teachers were threatened to leave the schools along with the villagers of Kuch and Murad Jan Bazar to evacuate.

The forceful evacuations of Baloch civilians by Pakistani security forces have alarmingly increased the number and troubles of Internally Displaced Persons of Balochistan.

Four civilians abducted in a military operation in Awaran, Balochistan

On March 22, 2017, according to the reports, four civilians were abducted while Women and children have been tortured in a military assault in Gazi area of Pirandar district Awaran, Balochistan.

The abductees have been identified as Rahmdil, Hadu, Malang and Mazar. All the abductees were transferred to a military camp in Awaran. No further news had been heard about them.

Awaran area of Balochistan is under heavy military operation since almost a year, where security forces are abducting civilians on daily basis.

Security forces handed over dead body of abducted civilian in Balochistan

Wahid Abdul Karim was abducted from Awaran, Balochistan on March 20, 2017 during a Military operation.

On 22nd of March, 2017, security forces handed over his dead body to the Rural Health Centre Awaran, without any further explaination.

Wahid Abdul Karim

Security forces continuously abduct people in day light and continue to kill and dump their bodies, sometimes hand over the dead bodies to Civil Administration offices and Hospitals, according to the local people of Balochishan.

Balochistan: Nine persons abducted by security forces

Nine persons were abducted in different parts of Balochistan, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

According to the sources from Balochishan, Mohammad Ali, Noor Baksh and Sherdil were abducted by security forces from Zoomdan area of Awaran, along with three children of Sherdil. They were picked up by security forces during a house-to-house search operation on Tuesday.

Mujahid Rahmdil

A youth, Mujahid Rahmdil, resident of Gwarkop Pidrak, was publicly abducted from Talimi Chowk, a main bazar of Turbat town.

Mohammad Din Mohammad Azum was reportedly abducted by security forces from Dalbandin, district Chaghi, where very less reports emerge in media.

In another Military operation in Sui, Dera Bugti, Rehan was abducted and shifted to unknown location, according to local sources

42 civilians abducted by Security Forces in different areas of Balochistan

On March 20, 2017, Pakistan Military abducted 42 persons in multiple military operations in different areas of Balochistan.
According to reports, Pakistani military launched a massive house-to-house search operation in Darkop area of Gichk district Panjgur, Balochistan on Monday morning.

Mohammed Ayoub was abducted along with two of his sons, Saddam and Haneef. Other civilians abducted in this Military operation, include Mir JanBakhtiyar, Omet Honak, Abdulrehman Omar, Mohammed yar Sher Mohammed and washdil Diljan.

60 years old Bahram Usman was abducted by security forces in Pannodi area of Dasht, district Kech and Hammal Anwar from Malant area of Tump, district Kech.

Akram Washdil

21 years old student, Akram washdil was abducted along with another student, Bilal Imam Bakhsh from Absar area of Turbat, distrcit Kech, while Shokat (mistri) Wahid Bakhsh was abducted from Hoshab area of district Kech.

Another Military Operation was conducted in Pirandar area of district Awaran on Monday morning. Noor Bakhsh, Noora Gulab, Washdil, Timor Khan, Mumtaz,Naheem, Hassan, Wasim, zahid, Hammal and Habib were reportedly abducted during the operation.

In Gazzi area of district Awaran, Yaru, Patan, Akhtar, Khuda Bakhsh, Haroon, Pindu, Dadu, Mehmood, Rahim Bakhsh, Amin, Wahid, Hasil, Nabi Bakhsh, Sahru, Sarwar, Mumtaz and Ghulam Jan were abducted during a Military operation on the same day, Monday morning.

In Dez area of Parom, district Panjgur, security forces attacked a house and severely tortured women and children. A civilian, Daud Lal, was beaten up and his hand was broken by the security forces.

Teenage student and father abducted by security forces from Dasht, Balochistan

According to the reports, early on Sunday morning security forces started a military operation in Dasht, district Kech Balochistan.

Women and children were severely tortured by security forces during house-to-house search operation and a 17 years old student, Zahid Saleem was abducted from his residence. Family tried and cried to save him but military took him, beating up the women and children of the family.

His father, Saleem Charki was abducted the day before. Saleem is a watchman in a private clinic. He was picked up by security forces on Saturday evening.

Allegations and whereabout of father and son are yet unknown to the family