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Nawab Bugti: No Surrender

By Johar Ali Bugtti, London Nawab was the first Baloch tribal chief to be appointed as the State Interior Minister of Defence in the Cabinet of Sir Feroz Khan Noon on 20th of September 1958. When President Iskander Mirza imposed martial law he then resigned on 7th of October 1958. Furthermore, as a protest against the declaration of martial law, he ...

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Bugti the Martyr

  By Sanaullah Baloch The world watched incredulously as as Pervez Musharraf declared war on Balochistan, and particularly against Nawab Akbar Bugti. prior to fabricated rocket” attack” on Musharraf in December 2005, thanks rolled into Dera Bugti and  other parts of Balochistanin January 2005, when Baloch nationalists were in talks with a parliamentary committee. In March 2005, the armed forces ...

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Bugti is a Part of Our History

  By Malik Siraj Akbar Mark Twain once said “travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.” Pakistan’s former high commissioner to United Kingdom and the current Ibn Khaldun Chair at the Washington DC-based American University, Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, truly fits in the category of people who believe in seeing and experiencing things to challenge the prejudices of the ...

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Balochistan After Bugti

  By Sanaullah Baloch  Balochistan plunged into a frightening crisis after the cold-blooded murder of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. On August 26, 2006, the Pakistani flag was raised at the Bugti fort with the proclamation of a new dawn for Balochistan. Nonetheless, in 2012, six years later, Balochistan is deeply engulfed in dusk and darkness. Let’s look at the situation ...

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Nawab Akbar Shahbaz Khan Bugti II (1927-2006)

By Zulfiqar Halepoto “It’s better to die with your spurs on, Instead of a slow death in bed, I’d rather death come to me while I’m fighting for a purpose.” (Akbar Bugti in his last English print media interview to TIME Magazine) During his last days in the mountains of Barkhan (whom the great Balouchi national poet Mir Gul Nasir ...

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Akbar Bugti’s death anniversary: BRP announces shutter-down, wheel-jam strike on 26th

Quetta:  The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has announced complete shutter-down and wheel-jam strike all over Balochistan on the seventh death anniversary of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti on August 26. In a statement, the BRP appealed to the Baloch general public, business and transport community to support the strike call to pay tribute to Bugti and express their “commitment for the ...

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70 bodies had been found during the tenure of the incumbent government: Nasrullah Baloch

Quetta: Voice for Baloch Missing Persons Chairman Nasrullah Baloch said that around 70 bodies had been found from different areas of Balochistan during the tenure of the incumbent government. Addressing a press conference along with VBMP Vice Chairman Mama Qadeer Baloch at a hunger strike camp outside the Quetta Press Club for the recovery of Baloch missing persons, he said ...

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Strike observed against extra-judicial killings of Baloch

  Quetta: A complete wheel-jam and shutter-down strike was observed in Baloch-dominated areas of Balochistan on Saturday against the alleged extra-judicial disappearances and recovery of bullet-riddled bodies of Baloch political activists and Journalists in Balochistan and Karachi. The Baloch National Front (BNF) had given the strike call against dumping of mutilated bodies across the province. The strike was observed in ...

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HRCP concerned over killing of Baloch men

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has raised concern on continued dumping of mutilated dead bodies of missing Baloch men in Karachi and demanded that the killers should be brought to justice. In a statement released on Friday from HRCP headquarter, the Commission noted “with great dismay and strongly condemned the fact that there had been no let ...

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A bullet-riddled body recovered in Kalat

  Kalat: A bullet-riddled body recovered in Kalat, some 160-km off southeast of Quetta, on Friday. According to Police officials, local people spotted a body lying at Killi Chashma area of Kalat and informed them. police  personnel rushed to the site and took the body into custody and shifted it to hospital for medico-legal formalities. Hospital sources said the deceased ...

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