International

Chief Minister Balochistan commends the services of Red Crescent in the province

QUETTA: A delegation of Pakistan Red Crescent Society Balochistan chapter, called on Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, here on Monday.  The delegation briefed Chief Minister Balochistan about its humanitarian activities rendered in different parts of the province particularly its performance in situation of natural disasters. Briefing the Chief Minister, the delegation said that Red Crescent helped earthquake affectees ...

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15 prisoners are hanged in Chabahar prison

HRANA News Agency – The judiciary of Sistan province has executed 15 prisoners, on charge of drug smuggling, in Chabahar prison.  According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Habibollah Sarbazi, the reporter and TV producer told to HRANA’s reporter: “Khosro Barahouyi was a citizen of Loutak village of Zabol, two others were two brothers from Rigi ...

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The Human Rights situation in Balochistan is terrible beyond the imagination:BRP

Sweden: Baloch Republican Party Sweden chapter held a protest demonstration and organized a conference in Gothenburg, the second largest city of the Sweden. According to the BRP media cell, the activists of BRP and newly formed BRSO Sweden chapters displayed placards and banners with the pictures of victims of state forces and their genocidal policies in Balochistan. Leaders and activists ...

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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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PAKISTAN: The Long Marchers have completed 700 km and entered Karachi after travelling 27 days on foot

The Long March for the Baloch missing persons has entered its 27th day after completing 690 KMs. It will reach its intended destination at the Karachi Press Club, Karachi, the capital of Sindh province tomorrow, November 22. Today the marchers will reach the suburbs of Karachi where the local people will welcome them and make arrangements for their accommodations. People ...

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Long March: Women and children reach Uthal with blistered feet and sick health

Uthal: Women and children participants of long march reached Uthal Lasbela today with blistered feet and sick health.  The participants have been marching to highlight enforced disappearance and safe recovery of Baloch missing persons from diverse walks of life.   .  According to the details women and children are continuously marching, whereas most of the women and children are with ...

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Balochistan Quake-hit Areas Under Severe Food Scarcity: UN

By Amar Guriro KARACHI: Almost a month has been passed to the deadly Balochistan earthquake and the United  Nationas  (UN)’s Food Security Cluster (FSC) in a report issued on Wednesday cautioned for another disaster in the strife-torn province as majority of the earthquake survivors are facing acute food shortage. In an assessment reported of the earthquake hit areas of Balochistan, the ...

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Why no international aid to Awaran?

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Apart from man-made disasters, Balochistan is again confronting deadly natural catastrophes. The September 24 earthquake once again shocked Balochistan, as a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit one of its most backward districts, Awaran. Thousands of houses collapsed, and countless were partially damaged, affecting more than 300,000 people. Due to the collapse of mud-houses, more than 1,000 people are ...

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Balochs Protest Outside White House As Sharif Meets Obama

WASHINGTON, DC: Members of the Baloch community protested outside the White House on Wednesday morning as Pakistan’s Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif met with U.S. President Barrack Obama as a part of his three-day long trip to Washington, D.C. The protesters, who came from different U.S. cities, condemned Islamabad’s fresh military operations against Baloch political activists, including the kill and dump activities and forced ...

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BNM appeals to int’l organisations for assistance to quake victims

QUETTA: The Baloch National Movement (BNM) has urged the international humanitarian organisations to step forward and directly help the Baloch victims, rather than relying on Pakistani authorities. In a statement from London, BNM representative Hammal Haidar Baloch said BNM with the help of Baloch Students Organization – Azad (BSO-A) and some local NGOs, had been tirelessly working to provide relief ...

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