Baloch Welfare Society and Balochistan Earthquake Fund appeal to public to help quake victims
Noordin Mengal and Tarek Fateh on Human Rights in Balochistan, Geneva Press Club, September 13, 2013
Noordin Mengal, Tarek Fateh and Brahamdagh Bugti on Human Rights in Balochistan, Geneva Press Club, September 13, and September 26, 2013
Pakistan’s military has often been accused in the media of conducting extrajudicial kills and campaigns of intimidation against its perceived enemies, particularly in Balochistan. The NSA’s surveillance found evidence that the allegations were spot on, but because revelations of human rights abuses would’ve complicated the ongoing US aid program to Pakistan’s military, they let the matter slide.
[C]lassified documents given to The Post by Snowden reveal that U.S. spy agencies for years reported that senior Pakistani military and intelligence leaders were orchestrating a wave of extrajudicial killings of terrorism suspects and other militants.
The Baloch Students and Youth Association (UK) convened a major conference at Birkbeck, University of London, on July 28, 2013, entitled, "The Baloch National Struggle: Past, Present and Future."
Today, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher’s (R-CA) amendment tying the Defense Department’s ability to give monetary aid to Pakistan’s military to its treatment of ethnic and religious minority groups was included in final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014 by the House of Representatives.
The Baloch Human Rights Council (Canada) condemned the killing and abduction of Mir Suleiman Daud’s relatives by the Frontier Corps (FC) during a search operation on Sariab Road in Quetta.
Baloch nationalists are convinced that Israeli and Western opposition to Iran’s nuclear program can help win them support. The CIA estimates that Shiite non-Persian Azeris make up 16 percent of Iran’s population, with the Sunni Kurds another 10 percent, and the Baloch 2 percent.
Prince Abdul Karim led an armed rebellion against Pakistan after his elder brother Ahmed Khan agreed to cede the Kalat state. He surrendered to Pakistani authorities after he failed to enlist official support in Afghanistan. Subsequently, he was imprisoned in Haripur jail where he spent 10 years.