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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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Baloch National Front (BNF gives shutter down and Wheel-Jam call

  Quetta: Baloch National Front (BNF), an alliance of various hardliner nationalist parties, has given shutter down and wheel-jam strike call across the province today (Saturday) against recovery of decomposed body of journalist Abdul Razzaq Baloch and other missing persons. BNF central secretary information, in a statement, said after abduction of journalist Abdul Razzaq Baloch and Pattan Bugti resident of ...

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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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Missing Journalist’s dead body identified

  Karachi: Dead body of Baloch journalist has been identified today. The mutilated dead body of journalist Haji Abdul Razzaq Baloch was recovered on August 21. Police had recovered bodies of two Baloch men from the Surjani Town area in Karachi on Wednesday. The victims were identified with the help of slips found from their bodies, which had their names ...

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Former Nazim arrested for possessing explosives

  Quetta: Former city Nazim of Quetta Maqbool Lehri has been detained for possessing immense quantity of explosive materials. The security forces Wednesday night arrested Mir Maqbool Ahmed Lehri former Nazim Quetta, of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in connection with seizure of more than 100 tons of explosives from a warehouse in the Balochistan capital, raided on Tuesday. Lehri is ...

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Journalists underline need for code of ethics for health reporting

  Quetta:  Editors, bureau chiefs of different tv channels and reporters from print and electronic media participated in a consultation workshop organized by Mishal at Quetta Press Club on August 21, 2013. Speakers underlined the need for code of ethics for health reporting in consultation with senior journalists. Journalists spoke at length about nutrition, immunization and lady health workers issues in ...

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