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Another three Baloch students abducted by military in Karachi.

Three Baloch students, two of them brothers, were abducted by the military personnel from the Karachi city on January 4, 2018.   Naim Sajidi, the brother of two of the

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The already weak education system under attack in Balochistan

Background Education is one of the basic rights of human being. Education & literacy rates are considered the basic unit of human development. The same are also adopted internationally by

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When Secrecy Allows Attrocity

On the 30 August 2014, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization observed the International Day of the Disappeared in line with its commitment to fiercely condemn and combat the act of enforced disappearances, which constitutes a human rights violation that affects the person who is disappeared, as well as their family, friends and community.

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Balochistan, the Bloodiest war you’ve never heard of

Part of an OZY series on little-known wars. by: Laura Secorun Palet October 18, 2015 Google “Pakistan” and you’ll be flooded with images of terrorist attacks, photos of Malala or

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The Life and Death of Sabeen Mahmud

by: Lois Parshley April 28, 2015 Last Friday evening in Karachi, Sabeen Mahmud, a forty-year-old Pakistani activist with close-cropped hair, a loud belly laugh, and an interest in human rights,

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Rights violations worsen in Pakistan’s Baluchistan

by: Kamran Haider June 29, 2011 Human rights violations in Pakistan’s southwest province of Baluchistan are getting worse as militants and security forces target civilians, while authorities seem unwilling to

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Pakistan’s battle against Balochistan separatists spark anger and suspicion

by: Shahzeb Jillani October 06, 2015 Pakistan says it is winning the battle against separatist insurgents in the restive province of Balochistan. But Baloch activists say abductions, torture and killings

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Pakistan: investigate disappearance of human rights defender Zahid Baloch

May 07, 2014 Pakistan authorities must immediately determine the fate and whereabouts of the chairman of Baloch Student Organization-Azad (BSO-Azad), who was allegedly subject to enforced disappearance by officials of

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Pakistan: Government silences academics speaking about Balochistan

April 14, 2014 FIDH and HRCP have called on the United Nations to look into the Pakistani government’s repression of freedom of expression and of assembly, in response to last

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Mass graves greeted by mass silence

by: Tarek Fatah January 28, 2014 It would have been inconceivable that any U.S. official, let alone a Secretary of State, would host a delegation from Serbia the day after