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Pakistan: European think tank flags human rights situation in Balochistan in latest report

Brussels: The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) has highlighted findings by the Pakistan Human Rights Commission (HRCP) where it stated that enforced disappearances and missing persons remain a major issue in the Balochistan region of the country.

Enforced disappearances: Sindhi Baloch Forum to hold protest on Aug 30 in London

London: Marking the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, The Sindhi Baloch Forum (SBF) will stage a protest outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Aug 30.

Washington: Sindhi Foundation holds protests outside Pakistan envoy's residence

Washington: Protesting against forced disappearances, a US-based Sindhi organisation, along with Balochis and Pashtuns, on Saturday demonstrated outside the residence of Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Asad Majeed Khan, here.

Canada-based Baloch leader describes Aug 14 as 'Black Day', slams Pakistan Army

Vancouver:  A senior Baloch leader has described the Pakistan’s Independence Day as ‘Black Day’ in the history of humankind as the country’s Army continues to kill, rob, rape, convert people and grab lands of Baloch people.

Baloch, Sindhi pro-freedom organisations to form united front combat Pak occupation and Army atrocities

Quetta: In their bid to fight against Pakistan occupation of their regions,  a group of Baloch and Sindhi pro-freedom organisations  have decided to form a united front, media reports said.

Pakistan: Blast kills 1 in Balochistan

Quetta: At least one person was killed and seven injured as a blast rocked Pakistan's Balochistan region on Tuesday, media reports said.

Reporters Without Borders warns Pakistan authorities against threatening journalists living abroad

Paris: Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a Paris-based non-profit organisation, has said it is shocked by a leaked Pakistani government internal memo about stopping the “rhetoric against Pakistan” of six journalists based abroad.

UN should intervene to stop the ethnic cleansing of the indigenous people of Balochistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian author Tarek Fatah has said it is time for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to intervene and stop the slaughter and ethnic cleansing of the indigenous people of Balochistan.

Baloch poet rejects literary award from Pakistan govt due to state’s oppressive policies

Islamabad/IBNS: A Baloch poet has rejected an academic award from Pakistan citing the Imran Khan government’s policies ‘inflicted’ on Balochistan that have ‘subjugated’ the populace.

Senior Baloch leader warns Karachi stock exchange attack is a warning to Pakistan, China to quit Balochistan

A Baloch leader has claimed that the recent attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday is acting as a   warning to Pakistan and China to quit Balochistan.

Protest in Balochistan over detention of students for agitating in demand for internet

Quetta: Local workers of Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) and Baloch Students Organization Pajjar (BSO-Pajjar) protested in Dalbandin against the detention of agitating students by the Quetta Police last week.

Police arrest students who protest to demand for internet to attend online classes in Balochistan

Quetta: Police on Wednesday arrested  over two dozen students in Quetta as they protested from Quetta Press Club to Balochistan Assembly to demand for access to the internet to attend online classes.

Two journalists tortured for reporting on a coronavirus quarantine centre in Pakistan, probe ordered

Islamabad: Authorities in Pakistan have launched an investigation into the torture of two journalists in Chaman region of the country.

Pakistan forces flee posts amid violent protest in Balochistan

Islamabad: Pakistani Border Forces recently abandoned check posts in Pakistan's Balochistan region amid protests by locals in Brabchah area of the city, media reports said.

Five more cases of enforced disappearances emerge from Balochistan

Quetta: Five more cases of enforced disappearances have been reported from Balochistan as atrocities continued in this Pakistani region.