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Pakistan: Relatives of missing persons stage protest against enforced disappearance
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Pakistan: Relatives of missing persons stage protest against enforced disappearance

| @indiablooms | 15 Jul 2023, 10:05 am

Quetta: Relatives of missing persons in Pakistan recently demonstrated amid rising cases of enforced disappearances in the country, media reports said.

The protests took place on July 11, according to Pakistan’s first digital media platform Voicepk.net, reported ANI.

It resulted in heavy traffic between Quetta and Karachi.

Passenger coaches, trucks, and other vehicles were stranded in the region during the protest.

Taking to Twitter, Voicepk.net wrote, “Traffic between Quetta and Karachi came to a halt as the N-25 highway was blocked by the relatives of missing persons. Passenger coaches, trucks, and other vehicles were stranded.”

Moreover, placards demanding the return of the missing were also held up by the protesters. They emphasised that the state should be in charge of finding the missing people and that they must be brought before the courts for a fair trial if they are charged with any crimes.

“Protesters held up placards demanding the recovery of missing persons. They emphasized that the state should take responsibility for locating the missing individuals. If they are involved in any crime, they must be presented before the courts for a fair trial,” Voicepk.net tweeted.

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