Periodical Reports

Balochistan: 63 forcibly disappeared, 21 killed, 31 released in December 2018

Security forces forcibly disappeared 63 persons from Kech, Chagai, Gwadar, Khuzdar, Nushki, Quetta, Awaran, Panjgur and Pishin districts of Balochistan during the month of December 2018, according to partial details received by Baloch Human Rights Organization and Human Rights Council of Balochistan. On 05 December, the central leaders of Baloch Students Organisation (BSO) were abducted by security forces and personnel …

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Balochistan: families are on sit-in hunger strike in Quetta. 93 forcibly disappeared, 29 killed in November 2018

Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) and Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) have received partial details of 93 cases of enforced disappearance and 29 extrajudicial killings in Balochistan during the month of November 2018. According to the details, Security forces forcefully disappeared 93 persons from Awaran, Gwadar, Kech, Khuzdar,Kharan, Panjgur, and Quetta districts of Balochistan. 12 persons were later released …

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Balochistan: 68 forcibly disappeared, 38 killed in October 2018

Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) and Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) have received partial details of 114 cases of enforced disappearance and 38 extrajudicial killings in Balochistan during the month of October 2018. According to the details, security forces carried out 12 military operations during the month of October in which the forces abducted and disappeared 114 people. Forty-six …

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Balochistan: Thirty-nine more disappeared, thirty-one killed in six districts in September 2018

Thirty-nine persons were forcibly disappeared by the Military in Balochistan in September this year, according to the reports received by the Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) and Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) jointly. These abductions took place in six districts of Balochistan, while we could not confirm the reports in remaining twenty-six districts. Abductees include Nasim Azeem, a student …

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Balochistan: 25 disappeared, nine killed in August 2018

25 persons were reported forcibly disappeared, in which 24 persons are still missing, by military in five out of the 32 districts of Balochistan amid the Pakistani security forces´ operations during the month of August this year. The targeted operations and enforced disappearances are continued with impunity and justice remains elusive even after the formation of the new Government in …

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July 2018: General elections, other side of democracy in Balochistan

Fifty-eight people were forcibly disappeared and 209 were killed in Balochistan in July 2018, the month when general elections were held in Pakistan. Pakistan’s southwestern region, Balochistan, remained a battleground during the election month, as armed nationalist groups and the military locked horns to influence the voting process. The nationalists campaigned to boycott the elections and conducted several attacks on …

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Bi-Annual Report 2018: The state of Balochistan’s Human Rights

Balochistan: January to June 2018 Human rights situation in Balochistan has set alarm bells ringing for human rights activists as enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings continue for the last many years. International media and human rights bodies have been denied access to the affected areas while increasing number of former victims are coming out to blame Pakistan’s military for human …

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June 2018: Many villages forcefully evacuated, 79 disappeared, 24 killed in Balochistan

Human rights situation in Balochistan has worsened in the month of June, as the disputed general elections are approaching. The government is bracing to hold elections on 25 July 2018, the lingering conflict between the central government and Baloch separatists militants escalates, the latter have announced to do everything in the power to fail the electoral process as they termed …

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May report: 50 forcibly disappeared, 18 killed in Balochistan

Fifty persons were forcibly disappeared by military in seven districts of Balochistan in May this year, reported Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) and Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) jointly. BHRO and HRCB were not able to collect data from the other 25 districts. The victims of enforced disappearance include Abdul Hai son of Mr. Jumma Khan Kurd. He was …

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Balochistan: 87 disappeared, 28 killed in April

Human rights situation in Balochistan remained grim in April 2018, as 87 cases of enforced disappearance and 28 killings were reported for the month in seven different districts. A monthly report for April 2018 jointly researched and issued by the Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) and Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) also include nine more cases of enforced disappearances …

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