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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 to one specific goal: Prove the government’s innocence. Marred with a chronic lack of public trust, the government and the military intelligence agencies are often blamed for atrocious crimes against [...]

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 I always admired his personal and political character. If the Pakhtun had Bacha Khan, the Muslim Bengalis had Suharwardy and the Sindhis had G M Syed, then the Baloch had Khair Baksh [...]

Protest Held in Quetta Against Forceful Closure of Girls’ Schools in Panjgur

Protest Held in Quetta Against Forceful Closure of Girls’ Schools in Panjgur

A Rebuttal to Hassan Nisar’s Piece About Balochistan

A Rebuttal to Hassan Nisar’s Piece About Balochistan

By Adnan Aamir In Pakistan, history is often distorted in textbooks and many intellectuals do the same to prove their arguments. Hassan Nisar is no exception. In Pakistani media, he is the most vocal person who laments this practice and often gives lengthy lectures on talk shows that there is no such thing as Muslim Ummah [...]

The Baloch Student Who Won the International Education Week in USA

The Baloch Student Who Won the International Education Week in USA

By Nabeel Lal Living in Panjgur, a small town in Balochistan (Pakistan), it had always been my dream to visit the United States for educational purpose and gain new experiences. When I was a high school student in Panjgur, my teachers used to tell me that I had the potential to achieve my goals. It [...]

Glimpses of Balochistan Earthquake

Glimpses of Balochistan Earthquake

Challenges of News Media in Balochistan

Challenges of News Media in Balochistan

By Aurangzaib Khan  There aren’t any obvious parallels in the cases of FATA journalist Hayatullah’s murder and the Balochistan authorities’ action against ARY TV. On the surface, both case s are poles apart. And not just because they relate to regions that are as far removed from the national gaze as the distances that separate [...]

Who Caused The 9/11 of Balochistan?

Who Caused The 9/11 of Balochistan?

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch On Saturday, August 26, 2006, the assassination of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, the former governor of Balochistan and former federal minster, proved that the establishment had utilised his loyalty merely to plunder the Baloch resources. Though the murder of the 79-year-old Nawab Bugti was a great ‘victory’ for the establishment or [...]

Glimpses of Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi’s Term as Balochistan Governor

Glimpses of Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi’s Term as Balochistan Governor

Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi recently resigned as the Governor of Balochistan. The Baloch Hal brings you some memorable pictures of Governor Magsi’s engagements at office

Glimpses of Barozai’s Term as Balochistan’s Caretaker Chief Minister

Glimpses of Barozai’s Term as Balochistan’s Caretaker Chief Minister

    Published in The Baloch Hal on May 28, 2013  

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