Eight bullet-riddled bodies were recovered from Pasni, Hub and Mastung areas of Balochistan on Thursday and Friday.
In Brussels, European Parliament members and friends of Balochistan celebrated August 11th as the Independence Day of Balochistan.
This letter is to request you to take immediate and practical actions to investigate and address widespread internationally documented human rights abuses that have occurred and are ongoing in Pakistani controlled Balochistan.
US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter on Thursday showed his concern about missing persons in Balochistan and said the province was very significant for the United States.
There are accusations today of serious abuses by the security forces in Pakistan's Baluchistan province.
Children sang songs of liberty without knowing that this vale of roses would be stained with the blood of their neighbours and we would be receiving mutilated bodies of our beloveds. Who knew that the ferocious Taliban would attack us from all sides just because we wouldn’t agree with their ideology of killing innocent people and setting their homes on fire.
In the last six months, Pakistani agencies have dumped more than 200 mutilated bodies of Baloch political activists, writers, journalists, academics, intellectuals and human rights activists on roadsides
The journalists and scholars said the officials caution them against speaking out on politically delicate subjects like the indigenous insurgency in Baluchistan or accusations of human rights abuses by Pakistani soldiers. The verbal pressure is often accompanied by veiled warnings about the welfare of family members in Pakistan, they said.
Alleged state-sponsored death squad Baloch-Musala Defa Army claims responsibility.
Five people, including a student and four officials of the Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC), were kidnapped late Saturday from their residences, Balochistan Levies Inspector Mohammad Amin told The Express Tribune.