The practice of enforced disappearance and extrajudicial execution persist in Balochistan. BHRO

The representative of Baloch Human Rights Organization on the International Day of Disappeared issued a statement stating that human rights violations in Balochistan has intensified but the silence of international institutions encouraging forces to commit more human rights violations. For the last 2 decades, the brutal policies of security forces have turned Balochistan into a humanitarian crisis but international human …

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Recover all missing persons including Hafeezullah Baloch: BHRO

The spokesperson of Baloch Human Rights Organization issued a statement stating that, for years, we have been reporting that Army and Intelligence agencies are involved in enforced disappearances of activists and innocent people in Balochistan. On one hand, the country’s highest civil and military institutions have admitted the military’s involvement in enforced disappearances while on the other hand, the enforced …

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Balochistan: 8 students among 12 forcibly disappeared

In the first two weeks of August 2019, a total number of 12 people including eight students were forcibly disappeared by forces. In different incidents, thirteen people were also killed including 2 women and a child. On May 25, a student of Poly Technique College of Karachi namely Waseem Shah was whisked away by security forces from Nushki. He is …

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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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Produce enforced disappeared persons in courts. BHRO

The spokesperson of BHRO, in a statement, said that the state authorities have confessed many times that the missing persons are in their custody and will not be released until they pass through the legal process. The statement was issued in the reaction of Director-General of Inter-Services, Major General Asif Ghafoor’s statement in which he claimed that not all missing …

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Rashid Hussain extradition was illegal. BHRO

Balochistan is suffering from a humanitarian crisis where thousands of people have been extrajudicially arrested in daily operations of security forces.  Thousands of Baloch political activists, lawyers, intellectuals, doctors, students and teachers of Balochistan have been extrajudicially arrested and moved to unknown locations where they are subjected to inhumane torture. In many cases, their mutilated bodies were later found dumped …

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Enforced disappearances have escalated in Balochistan.​ Abdullah Abbas

Abdullah Abbas, the General Secretary of Baloch Human Rights Organization, issued a statement in the reaction of the government’s announcement of the recovery of enforced disappeared persons. He said that human rights violations are continuing with intensity. The abduction of civilians in daily operations of security forces are continued as well and due to the irresponsibility of the government, Balochistan …

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Balochistan: Teenage son of missing man went missing

Sixteen years old human rights activist, Ali Haidar went missing from Gwadar Balochistan, reportedly since Sunday, 16 June 2019. It is believed that he is the latest victim of Pakistani army’s decades long practice of enforced disappearances.  Ali Haidar came into the limelight when he participated in a more than 2000 km historical long march from Quetta to Islamabad via …

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