Shutter down strike against murder of Bugti tribesmen

Hasrat Iqbal Baloch

Quetta: On 26 June, a complete shutter down was observed throughout Balochistan-shuts-down-over-anti-election-strike-callBalochistan against enforced disappearance of seven young Bugti tribesmen allegedly   picked up by security forces and later on their dead bodies were recovered. The Baloch nationalist and pro-freedom party Baloch Republican Party B.R.P being led by Bramdagh Bugti had given call for shutter down against their murder. The killed Balochs were picked when they were sitting in a condolence at Sui in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan. Shutter down was observed in all districts of Balochistan including Quetta as the shops and markets remained completely shut throughout Balochistan. However, these people were declared terrorists in a press release of Frontier Constabulary F.C whereas  B.R.P, B.N.M, Baloch Warna Movement and other Baloch nationalist parties supported the call for strike.

 

         Published in The Balocistan Point on 27, June 2013

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