Balochistan in December: four students among 64 forcibly disappeared; 11 killed

December saw a surge in the number of people who were forcibly disappeared in Balochistan.  Some 64 persons, including two elderly men and four students, were taken away by security forces. Meanwhile, 10 people were killed in different incidents and a decomposed dead body was recovered from district Duki. On Nov 26, security forces abducted a student from the Hub …

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Balochistan: Four women among 31 forcibly disappeared in November 2019

Personnel of Frontier Corps abducted four women during three raids in different parts of Awaran on 29 November 2019.  They whisked away 52 years old Sakina Qadir Bakhsh from Harunay Dann, 47 years old Sayad Bibi Ahmad from Mashi, and 35 years old Hamida Mir Dilbod and 52 years old Nazal Mir Asadullah from Zilag village.  Sayad bibi Sakina qadir …

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Arrested women are framed for being families of dissident. BHRO, VBMP

  Baloch Human Rights Organization and Voice for Baloch Missing Persons staged a protest demonstration in front of Quetta Press Club against enforced disappearances of women and children from Awaran and Dera Bugti and framing them fake cases. People from different walks of life including civil society members participated in the protest for the safe release of Baloch women. The …

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Balochistan: 20 killed, 12 forcibly disappeared

At least 20 people were killed and 12 forcibly disappeared in different areas of Balochistan, as the military continues its crackdown against a separatist insurgency in the region. Four persons, who had been previously abducted by “unknown gunmen”, were found dead in October 2019. “Unknown gunmen” are masked men, who locals believe are sponsored by the military to target families …

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Nawaz Atta, the voice of voiceless is detained incommunicado for last 2 years

  Nawaz Atta, Information Secretary BHRO For the past two decades, human rights are being violated in every corner of Balochistan where the security forces and law enforcement agencies worsened the lives of people in Balochistan. Injustices have become the norms of the day. Even the law-abiding citizens and human rights activists are not spared by the law enforcement agencies. …

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Military should be expelled from Balochistan’s education institutions: HRCB, BHRO

Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) and Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB) are concerned about the harassment scandal emerging out of the University of Balochistan (UoB) that university administration and the security department officials are involved in blackmailing and exploiting female students by recording their candid moments without consent. According to reports, the security staff of the University of Balochistan …

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Balochistan: 19 killed, 32 disappeared in September

(A joint report by Human Rights Council of Balochistan and Baloch Human Rights Organization) Military backed death squad members picked up Usman Maqbool from Pidrak area of district Kech on 4 September, 2019. He is missing since then. Usman Maqbool. Photo: Ashoob News On September 24, death squad militants from a different group picked up a teenage girl, Nazia, from …

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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: Collective punishment has become the law of the land

Despite the prohibition of Collective Punishment in International laws and conventions, security forces continuously targeting women, children and family members of political and human rights activists in Balochistan. In recent years, Baloch Human Rights Organization reported and documented several cases of collective punishment. However, no investigation has been made in this regard nor anyone was held accountable so far. These …

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Unabated human rights violations continue in Balochistan

The humanitarian situation in Balochistan continues to deteriorate. Policies of security establishment have made Balochistan a slaughter house for the people of Balochistan. Moreover, the government continues to shield forces action while the incompetency of Ministry of Human Rights prevails. On March 23, 2019, Intelligence officials picked Dr. Zafar Saleem, a doctor by profession from Turbat, the district headquarter of Kech. Later, …

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