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Ban ki-Moon condemns terror attacks including Shia genocide in Pakistan

“The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by this upsurge of violence across Pakistan,” a statement issued by Ban’s spokesperson said here. Ban deplored the terrorist attacks, including the assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi in which at least 29 people died, and the attacks targeting Shia pilgrims in Balochistan that left 25 people dead and many others injured. He urged ...

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The genocide continues

Editorial Daily Times At least 23 people have died and several wounded in a suicide attack in Taftan, Balochistan on Sunday. These were not ordinary people. They are paying the price for being Shias and for performing undeterred their religious rites for years now. It is not the first time that the Iran-Pakistan highway has been used to kill Shia ...

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How new sort of Boko Haram affects education in Balochistan

By Jeeyand Kashif Sajidi Boko means western education and Haram is an Islamic term referring to things forbidden in Islam. Thus, the meaning of Radical Islamic Organization of Nigeria is western education is prohibited in Islam. After the abduction of 200 girls, the militant organization has been on the spotlight of international and national media of Pakistan. But another Boko ...

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Terrorist attack kills 23 Pilgrims in Taftan

QUETTA: Atleast 23 people were killed and  several others injured In a terrorist attacks on  Shia  pilgrims in Taftan near Pakistan-Iran border in Balochistan, late on Sunday. According to the  Balochistan Home Secretary Akbar Hussain Durrani that around 300 Shia pilgrims had entered into Pakistan from Iran and were staying in two hotels in Taftan, a border town. “They were ...

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Veteran Baloch Nationalist Nawab Khair Bukhsh Marri hospitalized in Karachi

Karachi: Veteran Baloch nationalist and former Member of National Assembly Nawab Khair Bukhsh Marri has been hospitalized in Karachi on Friday. He has been shifted to the Liaqat National Hospital Karachi and being treaded in ICU. According to the media reports 86- year old Baloch nationalist Nawab Khair Bukhsh Marri has been hospitalized in Karachi.  Khair Bukhsh Marri is chief ...

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PAKISTAN: The AHRC appeals to Lateef Johar to end the hunger strike

A young student of 22 year has entered into 46 days of his hunger strike unto death today. His condition is very critical and there are fears of his slipping into coma as he faints most of the time. The government has completely ignored his hunger strike and forget providing medical help has not even bothered with monitoring his health. ...

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Security forces kill 30 suspected militants in Dera Bugti

QUETTA : At least 30 suspected militants were killed by the security forces during operation in Dera Bugti on Thursday. Addressing a press conference, Balochistan’s Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti said that Frontier Corps targeted hideouts of banned Baloch Republican Army in Rustam Darbar and Dareenjan and killed 30 militants demolishing eight camps.  “One security official was killed and eight other ...

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USAID set up solar pumps for clean drinking water in District Noshki

Noshki:  Azat Foundation (AF) Balochistan in collaboration with USAID’s small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program (SGAFP) held project-launching ceremony of project at Noshki District Hall. The ceremony was chaired by Executive Director Azat Foundation Mr. Zahid Ahmed Mengal and Deputy Commissioner Noshki Mr. Naseer Ahmed Nasir was Chief Guest. Deputy Commissioner Noshki Naseer Ahmed Nasir, ED Azat Foundation Zahid Ahmed ...

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Professor Saba Dashtyari’s 3rd Martyrdom anniversary observed in Karachi

Karachi: Sayad Hashmi reference library (SHRL) observed 3rd martyrdom anniversary of renowned Baloch poet and intellectual Professor Saba Dashtyari on June 1, 2014. On June 1, 2011, Prof. Saba Dashtyari was killed by unknown armed men on Sariab Road, Quetta.  Saba Dashtyari was a professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Balochistan in Quetta. He  authored more than two ...

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373 missing persons killed in past one year: VBMP

QUETTA: Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) Chairman Nasarullah Baloch has claimed that as many as 373 mutilated dead bodies of missing persons were recovered during one year rule of the incumbent government. Addressing to a press conference here at Quetta Press Club on Monday, he said that the said number of dead bodies excludes the number of dead recovered ...

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