In this day and age, people cannot be held down by force indefinitely. Like the Quebecois and the Scots, the Baloch should be allowed to decide their own future.
Let’s look at the situation in Dera Bugti, which is no longer a liveable place...Impoverished Balochistan is also famous for establishment-backed filthy corrupt politicians.
May you live the rest of your lives as proud citizens of an Independent Balochistan.
When the Dar-ul-Awam met on February 21, 1948, it decided not to accede, but to negotiate a treaty to determine Kalat’s future relations with Pakistan. According to one report, the Afghan government was also interested in coming to an agreement with the Khan on their own terms.
Resistance literature is considered as an important factor in the development of political consciousness among subjugated peoples. Therefore, Balochi resistance literature against British colonialism merits evaluation. Even a cursory glance at the history of Balochi literature, manifests the pride and dignity that Baloch poets and epic writers have shown for their heroes. This literature also demonstrates anger and resentment against the intruders and ridicule against traitors.
The emphasis placed on counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has left the issues in the western Balochistan province under-appreciated.
While the US “war on terror” in Afghanistan and areas in bordering Pakistan occupies the imagination of millions in the West, the simmering conflict in the Pakistani province of Balochistan (Baluchistan) an its disastrous effects on the civilian population evade the radar of popular media.
I support the Baloch cause because my conscience tells me it is the right thing and for the same reason, I will speak the truth. Moreover, I will not be silent if atrocities are committed in my name
The provincial government openly admits that they have no say in the affairs and the FC runs a parallel government in Balochistan
Despite repeated expressions of their interest in finding a political solution to the grievances of the Balochs ranging from greater and genuine autonomy to independence, the mainstream political parties of Pakistan such as the Pakistan People’s Party of President Asif Ali Zardari and the two factions of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML) led by Mr.Nawaz Sharif and Chaudhury Shujat Hussain have not taken any action to withdraw the security forces from Balochistan, release all political prisoners and put an end to the obnoxious practice of missing persons.