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A Deadly Assignment

By Shahzada Zulfiqar  The killing of Irshad Mastoi, a trade unionist and a professional journalist, along with a trainee reporter Abdur Rasool and…

From Pillar to Post

From Pillar to Post

By Hammal Baloch If one is to commit the blasphemy of dismissing the vacuous references to the ‘Balochistan’s peculiar traditions, every now and…

BOOK REVIEW: The Call for Transnational Jihad

BOOK REVIEW: The Call for Transnational Jihad

By Malik Siraj Akbar The American government and the public had very limited understanding of Islamist extremist groups and their global jihadist ambitions…

Sardar Khair Bakhsh Marri

Sardar Khair Bakhsh Marri

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi Khair Bakhsh Marri is no more. He was my brother-in-law. I did not always share his political views. But…

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The Baloch Hal News QUETTA: Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has deeply regretted the increase in attacks against journalists in Balochistan and admitted that these deadly assaults…

The Baloch Hal News JAFFARABAD: A passenger train of the Pakistan Railways heading from Quetta to Karachi was attacked with rockets by unidentified attackers on Thursday, officials confirmed. The attack…

From Dawn.com QUETTA: Security forces arrested three suspects involved in an attack at Karachi naval dockyard from the Lak Pass area of Quetta the other day, a security…

From Express Tribune  Senior journalist and Secretary General of Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) Irshad Mastoi, trainee reporter Abdul Rasul and an accountant of a news agency were…

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The War Against Girls’ Education in Pakistan

The War Against Girls’ Education in Pakistan

By Malik Siraj Akbar Throughout the years of turmoil and instability in Pakistan, the education sector has remained a central target of all parties engaged in…

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Islamabad is Playing With Fire in Balochistan

Islamabad is Playing With Fire in Balochistan

The Baloch Hal Interview The Balochistan Government is increasingly coming under criticism from the Baloch nationalists, including from the Balochistan National Party, for failing to improve the political…

An Outside Insider

An Outside Insider

By Naeema Saeed Pakistani news channels are working 24/7. They are reporting on all the issues in which public is interested and in their hassle, they overlook the…

I Wish to See a Secular Balochistan

I Wish to See a Secular Balochistan

Interviewed by Roshan Ghimire Fate may have moved Malik Siraj Akbar from the bucolic terrain of Balochistan to the beltways of Washington D.C, but Akbar’s fight for Balochistan continues even though…

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The Mass Graves of Balochistan

The Mass Graves of Balochistan

By Malik Siraj Akbar  The state-sponsored inquiry committees formed in Pakistan in recent times to probe scandalous crimes have shockingly narrowed down their overall scope…

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