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AN IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW WITH MALIK SIRAJ AKBAR

Interviewed by Roshan Ghimire Fate may have moved Malik Siraj Akbar from the bucolic terrain of Balochistan to the beltways of Washington D.C, but Akbar’s fight for Balochistan continues even though he is far from home. Akbar is a well- known journalist and a blogger from Balochistan, the largest province of the Pakistan. He was granted political asylum in the United States after facing ...

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Bridge blown up in Balochistan’s Bolan district

Quetta: Unidentified men blew up a newly-built bridge in Balochistan’s Bolan district on Sunday, suspending the traffic bound for Punjab, media reported on Sunday. According to Levies sources, unidentified men set off remote-controlled explosives to blow up a bride recently built on Quetta-Sibbi road in Machh tehsil of Bolan district. The incident suspended the traffic bound for Punjab from Quetta. ...

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Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti: The Brave Man in Baloch History

By Meer Rashid Baloch,  Despite opportunity to live a high and luxurious life, Akbar Shahbaz Khan Bugti chose to live the hard life in the mountains, sacrificing everything for the sake of the Baloch Nation.  Regardless of his age, he bravely fought for the ownership of Baloch land until his dying breath. He was the one, who stood up for ...

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A Baloch journalist’s trip to America

By Mir Behram Baloch It has been quite a while since I am back from America and I already see lots of changes within me not as a journalist only but as person too. Before I went there I used to hear this sentence a lot that America is land of learning but when I reached there, I truly realized ...

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International Women’s Day and role of Baloch women

Shawn Forbes On the International Women’s Day I ask everyone to join me in celebrating the extensive accomplishments of the inspirational and influential women activists from the turbulent region of Balochistan.  Women like Voice for Baloch Missing Person’s General Secretary Farzana Majeed Baloch has remarkable role as human rights activist .Farzana  Majeed Baloch was an accomplished student, holding a MSC ...

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Afghanistan: Seven wounded in attack on Bugti’s refugee camp – BRP Media Cell

Quetta: Three children and four women of same family have been seriously wounded in the blast in Bugti’s refugee camp in Afghanistan on Thursday. The Media cell of Baloch Republican Party (BRP) reported the attack. According to details a car loaded with explosives went off with huge blast in front of the house of Gul Bahar Bugti in refugee camp ...

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National Party workers stage demonstration against murder of party president of Kohlu

QUETTA: Activists of the ruling National Party (NP) in Balochistan, staged a protest demonstration on Tuesday against killing of Bangal Khan Marri, the party president from Kohlu district. The protestors raised slogans against the Barkhaan district administration and demanded for an immediate arrest of the killers. Addressing the demonstration, Aslam Baloch, Agha Dawood Shah and others expressed their concerns and ...

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Quetta: Journalists protest killing of colleagues

QUETTA: Journalists in Balochistan staged a protest demonstration in Quetta against the killing of their colleague Ibrar Tanoli and others.  The Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) staged a protest in front of the Quetta Press Club. Journalists chanted slogans and carried placards and banners inscribed with their demands. They demanded immediate arrest of killers of Ibarar Tanoli, a journalist of ...

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Baloch Nation Observed Culture Day

QUETTA: A Baloch Culture Day was observed on 2nd  March in Balochistan and other parts of Pakistan. Baloch in different cities  marked  this day by wearing a traditional dresses and turban.Baloch also celebrate this day in Iran, Afghanistan, Dubai, Muscat, Bahrain,Saudi  Arabia and India. Baloch children and women also mark this day with traditional fervor amid taking out rallies and ...

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Mushahid urges PM to meet Mama Qadeer Baloch, missing persons long march team.

ISLAMABAD: Chairman, Senate National Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to personally meet Mama Qadeer Baloch and his team.  He was talking to the media men on Sunday to share his experiences of the first-ever visit of the parliamentary Defence Committee to the Balochistan coastal cities of Gwadar and Ormara.  The senator said Pakistan’s ...

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