Periodical Reports

Balochistan: 28 disappeared, 18 killed in August

Thirty-two people were forcibly disappeared by Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force, in five districts of Balochistan in the month of August while 18 people were killed during the same period. The Pakistan military has turned its southwestern province into a war zone since early 2000’s to suppress a nationalist movement. The relatives and human rights groups accuse the military of …

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Balochistan: 45 disappeared, 15 killed in seven districts in July

At least a hundred cases of enforced disappearance and over a hundred cases of extra-judicial killings have come to our notice since the beginning of July. As most of Balochistan remained unaccessbile to independent journalists and human rights groups, The Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) and the Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) could only confirm details of 46 cases …

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Balochistan: The State of Human Rights. Bi-Annual Report 2019

371 disappeared, 158 killed in 6 districts of Balochistan, during six months. Balochistan, the southwestern restive province of Pakistan shows a chaotic picture of a war zone. Although it is a black hole for media, reporting is prohibited, most of the region is disconnected from all internet communications, some groups have succeeded to collect information publish in different online pages …

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Balochistan: 44 disappeared, 27 killed in June 2019

Reappearance and disappearance continued in Balochistan. Thirty-three previously forcibly disappeared persons have reappeared in the month of June 2019. But then again, on the other hand, the disappearances continued with more irrationality, as per the reports BHRO and HRCB have received. Protest against “Enforced Disappearances in Pakistan” was attacked in UK in June 2019, while Senate of Pakistan ignored a …

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Balochistan: 70 forcibly disappeared, 36 killed in May

In a completely under-the-blanket operations, the mighty military of Pakistan has militarized entire Balochistan, its northwestern, most mineral-rich but least developed region with lowest human development. Military suppressed the rights movements that blame the military and the central government for their backwardness. Military pushed the indigenous population to walls and many armed groups developed, which claim to fight for independence …

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Balochistan: The state of Human Rights 2018

Prologue: The human rights situation worsened in Balochistan in 2018 despite the promises made by the ruling party during its pre-election campaigns to stop military operations and enforced disappearances. The official narrative, which is focused on national security, tends to provide justification for the use of excessive force against civilians in Balochistan where security forces have been accused of serious …

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Balochistan: 59 forcibly disappeared, 40 killed in April 2019

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In the month of April, fifty-nine persons were forcibly disappeared by security forces from Awaran, Kech, Gwadar, Lasbela, Panjgur districts of Balochistan. Forty people were killed in April including victims of Hazar Ganji bomb blast which left twenty dead and 48 wounded. Majority of the districts in Balochistan remained inaccessible. Abduction and enforced disappearance of women and children continued in …

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Balochistan: 60 forcibly disappeared, 7 killed, 13 mutilated bodies recovered in March 2019

Sixty persons were forcibly disappeared by security forces from Awaran, Chagai, Kech, Khuzdar, Lasbela, Panjgur and Washuk districts of Balochistan, seven were shot dead while thirteen unidentified bodies were recovered during the month of March 2019, whereas twenty-seven districts of Balochistan still remain inaccessible due to the forced media blackout introduced by the government. Abduction and enforced disappearance of women …

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Balochistan: 46 forcibly disappeared, 17 killed in February 2019

Baloch Human Rights Organization and Human Rights Council of Balochistan have received and confirmed details of 46 cases of enforced disappearances. 17 cases of killings were also reported during the month of February 2019. A total of 36 persons were released during the month as well. Some of them disappeared for 2-3 years. Families of the victims of enforced disappearance …

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Balochistan: Ten bodies buried without recognition, 77 forcibly disappeared, 18 killed in January

Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) and Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB or Hakkpaan in Balochi) have received and researched partial details of 77 cases of enforced disappearances and 18 cases of extra judicial killings during the month of January 2019. 70 previously missing persons were released due to the pressure built up by the families of missing persons’ sit-in …

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