Periodical Reports

March report: 80 forcibly disappeared, 28 killed by military in Balochistan

Human rights situation in Balochistan remained grim in the month of March, as family members accuse Pakistan military of forcibly disappearing 80 persons and killing 28 during the month. Military has been engaged in a ruthless counterinsurgency operation in Balochistan since 2004 to curb a separatist insurgency. Thousands of Baloch activists and sympathizers have been extrajudically killed and even more …

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Balochistan 2017: an Overview of Human Rights Situation

Forward: Pakistan is a signatory to many treaties and conventions that assign the state the responsibility of protecting the citizens of any illegal detention, torture, inhuman and degrading treatment. To name a few most important, Pakistan has signed the Convention Against Torture and the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights on 17 April 2008 and ratified them on 23rd …

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522 cases of Enforced Disappearances, 115 extrajudicial killings in 2016 in Balochistan

In Balochistan, the human rights situation is getting worse day by day. Mostly because no human rights organization and media is allowed by the Pakistan government to investigate the ground situation, military highhandedness is going on unnoticed. 522 persons have been reported to be victims of Enforced Disappearance in the hands of security forces in 2016 alone. This number excludes the …

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