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85 Afghan nationals arrested in Quetta

  Quetta: The security forces on Friday arrested at least 85 Afghan citizens who were illegally traveling from Quetta to Karachi. According to security sources, on tip off, the security personnel stopped a Karachi bound passenger bus and arrested at least 85 Afghan nationals under Foreign Act. The security sources said that the arrested Afghan citizens were traveling with no ...

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141 NATO containers/tankers looted, torched: Balochistan Home Ministry

Quetta:  The Home Ministry of Balochistan has said that 141 NATO containers and tankers were looted, torched, seven persons were killed  in last few years . The Home Ministry says that more than a dozen persons were  wounded, while unofficial sources claimed that the number of incidents of looting NATO containers and tankers were  much higher than the officially released ...

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Editorial: International Day of the Disappeared and Baloch

    30 August  is marked as The International Day of the Disappeared   to draw the attention of   responsible authorities and human rights organizations towards forcefully disappeared people in the world. On International Day of the Disappearance, Human rights organizations conduct seminars and press briefings to focus the burning issue in world. The case of missing persons is not new ...

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Missing Baluch journalist found dead in Karachi

  New York, August 22, 2013– Authorities in Pakistan should immediately investigate the murder of a Baluch journalist whose body was found in Karachi on Wednesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Haji Abdul Razzaq Baloch had been missing since March, according to news reports. Razzaq’s face was mutilated, and his body showed signs of strangulation and torture, according ...

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Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s visit and demand of Baloch nationalists

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in  Pakistan to attend Independence Day celebrations, promote education and disaster management as the monsoon season begins. While the Baloch Nationalist and social media activists are asking him to take notice of what they name it ‘Baloch Genocide’.  According to the UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey that Ban will meet President Asif ...

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Kachkol Ali appeals UN to take notice of Baloch ‘genocide’

Quetta: The former opposition leader in the Balochistan Assembly Advocate Kachkol Ali on Monday appealed to the UN secretary general to take notice of “genocide of the Baloch nation and human rights abuse”. In a statement issued from Oslo, he said that “a human tragedy has occurred in Balochistan… therefore United Nations should take notice of it and take practical ...

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India in crisis

By Lal Khan  The patterns of social and economic development in India are so uneven that the country can be presented as a museum of historical materialism. Housing about twenty percent of world’s population, India hosts more than forty percent of its poverty. At the same time, it was the largest buyer of arms from the military industrial complexes around the ...

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Editorial: Canadian Concerns Over Human Rights Violation in Balochistan

Though, the human rights violation in Balochistan is not being taken seriously by the state authorities, the world community is becoming aware of this burning issue and concerns are being expressed.  Recently the Canadian foreign affairs’ minister has expressed worries over human rights abuse in Balochistan. This move came in response to a letter of the coordinator of International Voice ...

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Bangladesh top Jamaat-e-Islami leader sentenced to 90 years in jail

A special Bangladesh court convicts Ghulam Azam, the former leader of Jamaat-e-Islami party of masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war of independence. Bangladeshi officials and judicial sources say Azam was sentenced to 90 years in jail for his involvement in mass killings during the war. “He was found guilty beyond reasonable doubt in all five charges. The tribunal observed that ...

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Noam Chomsky: The Arab World And The Supernatural Power of the United States

Mohammed Attar Interviews Noam Chomsky   ( July 14, 2013, Beirut, Sri Lanka Guardian) During his recent visit to Beirut, American thinker and philosopher Noam Chomsky met with a group of independent Syrian media activists, aid workers and individuals active in cultural and economic spheres. Chomsky had made it clear that he had come to listen to them; to lend ...

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