baluch pattern
Sanaullah Baloch Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur Karlos Zurutuza Selig Harrison Malik Siraj Akbar Zaffar Baloch Sanaullah Baloch: Exploitation of Mineral Wealth... Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur: Negligent dereliction of duty... Karlos Zurutuza: Inside Iran's Most Secretive... Selig Harrison: The Chinese Cozy Up... Malik Siraj Akbar: Remembering Qambar Chakar... Zaffar Baloch: Balochistan's Burden...

Balochistan: Blinkered slide into chaos (HRCP report)

thumbnail imageReport of an HRCP fact-finding mission

IPSNews: ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Feared in Balochistan

thumbnail imageKARACHI, Jun 23, 2011 (IPS) - The pain and anger in 25-year-old Rukhsana Langho’s voice could be heard over the telephone line from Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, 700 kms north of the port city of Karachi. "We hate Pakistan and we want freedom," she says, bitter over the disappearance of her brother more than a year ago.

OCAPROCE International Seminar on Human Rights in Security Zone

thumbnail imageBalochistan has a history of secularism and we have not adopted this terminology because of its popularity in today’s political forum, rather for centuries we the Baloch have coexisted with Christians, Hindus and other none Muslims.

Baloch teacher abducted by Pakistan security forces at FC check post

thumbnail imageThere is no longer any rule of law in Balochistan. The government has turned its back on the concept of justice and fair trial. No sensible inquiries into disappearances are conducted and no one is ever held accountable. Despite the testimonies of the few fortunate people who have survived their abductions and torture, the courts take no action, even when the perpetrators are positively identified.

PAKISTAN: What is the score in Balochistan?

thumbnail imageThere is no longer any rule of law in Balochistan. The government has turned its back on the concept of justice and fair trial. No sensible inquiries into disappearances are conducted and no one is ever held accountable. Despite the testimonies of the few fortunate people who have survived their abductions and torture, the courts take no action, even when the perpetrators are positively identified.

Pakistan: Government must stop unlawful killings in Balochistan

thumbnail imageAny investigation into the abduction and reported death of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad must include the country’s feared security and intelligence agencies, Amnesty International said today.

Professor Saba Dashtiyari Assassinated

thumbnail imageThe day after Professor Saba Dashtyari reaffirms call for Balochistan’s independence, he is gunned down in Quetta.

Pakistan must probe intelligence agencies as body of journalist is found

thumbnail imageAny investigation into the abduction and reported death of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad must include the country’s feared security and intelligence agencies, Amnesty International said today.

AHRC: Extra-judicial killings ongoing with impunity, notably in Balochistan

thumbnail imageIn 2008 the civilian government called off the latest large-scale army operations in the province, which had begun in 2005, but handed over the responsibility for law and order to the Frontier Corps (FC), a paramilitary organization. This effectively made the police subordinate to the FC, which has the support and assistance of the army. This results in insurmountable obstacles to those seeking to know the truth about the fate of their disappeared loved ones and for any hope of effective investigations and prosecutions, even when persons are found dead, showing clear marks of torture and evidence of extra-judicial execution.

What about HR abuses?

thumbnail imageIn Pakistan, the problems of the people are not identified and analysed. There is therefore a disconnect between the masses and the intellectuals, who do not practice activism and advocacy. How will human rights be protected?

< Previous 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526 Next >