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BHRO Commemorates International Day of Human Rights

Report by Aziz Ejaz Quetta: Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO), on the eve of International Day of Human Rights’ organized a seminar titled ‘Human rights violation in Balochistan by state forces and International day of Human Rights’ in Quetta press club on December 10, 2013. A large number of Baloch male and female students, human rights champions, intellectuals and journalists ...

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Balochistan cauldron

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest and mineral rich province has been burning since 1947, at times piece by piece, at times wholesale. Problems facing Balochistan have never been addressed by any government to date. Now, when Baluchistan has its first middle-class Chief Minister, Dr. Malik Baloch, dumped bodies of “missing persons”, Hazaras’ genocide, and the exodus of Hindus ...

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Quilts don’t warm hearts

Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur Last week, the Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif, dispatched ten trucks loaded with quilts and shawls worth Rs 9.2 million from Lahore for earthquake-stricken areas of Baluchistan. Talking to media he said that 30 thousand quilts and warm shawls costing Rs 92.4 million, as 90 more trucks laden with similar supplies, would be sent to the ...

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If the abducted Baloch are criminals, they should be produced in courts: Mama Qadeer Baloch

By Shoaib Durrazai Karachi :At the international day of human rights the Voice for Baloch missing persons organized a seminar titled ‘International human rights and enforced disappearances in Balochistan’ at Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. Senior journalists and human rights defenders shared their concerns on human rights abuse in Balochistan, mainly over Baloch missing persons and recovery of their bullet-riddled ...

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Global media: Malala to Farazana Majeed

By Baloch khan “People occasionally dropped by to express their solidarity. International media came TV, camera but didn’t really do nothing changed”, Farazana Majeed. Since media has been technically advanced globally; rapid growth of various modes of media has taken place such as Face book, twitter and blogs etc. Global flow of information interconnected one state to another. Liberal democratic ...

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The Mama Qadeer Factor

The Baloch Hal Editorial Mama Qadeer Baloch, the leader of the recent 750-kilometer long march from Quetta to Karachi, is not a prominent politician or a leading cleric. He still managed to draw an impressive crowed in a seminar held at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday, December 10, which was the International Human Rights Day. Mama Qadeer is the father ...

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Professor Syed Shabbir Hussain Shah

By Qaisar Shehzad Farooq Talking about the increasing wave of fundamentalism and sectarianism he explained the role of syllabus books, madrasah’s literature and opinion leaders i.e. Imam Masjids and media person in promotion of extremism and terrorismin global historical perspectivecomprehensively. That was a pleasant evening, and we were sitting in the guest house of Agriculture University Faisalabad where he has ...

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Two children die in gas leakage blast

QUETTA: Two children died and five persons sustained burn injuries in a gas leakage blast in Ghausabad area of the provincial capital  on Tuesday. According to the Police sources an explosion took place due to gas leakage from the stove in a house in Ghausabad area.  The blast resulted death of two children injured five others. The rescue team rushed ...

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World’s second largest biosphere reserve at risk

Climate change is also contributing a lot in deforestation   By Bari Baloch QUETTA: The mineral rich province of Balochistan not only covers 44 percent of entire Pakistan’s land mass but has also a 780-km long coastal area, a 7000 year old civilization of Mehrgarh to its credit and is bestowed with unique juniper forests stretching on thousands of acres ...

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The leader of the ages

Daily Times Editorial Nelson Mandela died quietly in his home aged 95 on Friday, leaving behind memories of one of the most unforgettable leaders of the twentieth century. His struggle stood out as much for his resistance to the mindboggling racial segregation policies of the white supremacist National Party in South Africa as for his ability to take his country ...

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