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An Icon of Free Media

An Icon of Free Media

By Adnan Aamir  On 19th April, renowned journalist Hamid Mir was attacked with the intent of murder in Karachi. One can disagree with the point of view of Hamid Mir but no one can disagree that he is a brave Pakistani journalist. He is an icon of the free media in Pakistan and requires our [...]

US Baloch Show Concern Over Balochistan Situation

US Baloch Show Concern Over Balochistan Situation

The Baloch Hal News SEATTLE: Members of the Baloch community in the Pacific Northwest of the US held a rally here Sunday evening to protest human rights violations in their native Balochistan. Braving Seattle’s chilling rain, the protesters at the city’s Westlake Park included women and children and carried signs and banners with pictures of the [...]

US Baloch to Register Protest Against Rights Violations in Balochistan

US Baloch to Register Protest Against Rights Violations in Balochistan

The Baloch Hal News SEATTLE: Members of the Baloch community in the Pacific Northwest region of North America are holding a rally in Seattle this Sunday to protest human rights abuses in Balochistan. Baloch Dorazahi, one of the organizers of the event, said members of the Baloch community from Vancouver city in neighboring Canada will also join [...]

Blast on Railway Track Near Jacobabad Kills 8, Including 4 Children

Blast on Railway Track Near Jacobabad Kills 8, Including 4 Children

From Express Tribune  JACOBABAD: A remote-controlled bomb blast on a railway track near Jacobabad killed eight people including four children of the same family and injured at least 30 others, Express New reported on Sunday. Three bogeys of Khushal Khan Khattak Express were derailed as a result of the blast. The incident took place near [...]

Balochistan’s Kidnapped Officials Set Free

Balochistan’s Kidnapped Officials Set Free

From Dawn QUETTA: All five officials of the district administration of Kech and a tribal elder who were kidnapped in Tump town this week were freed by their captors on Saturday evening. Sources said that Kech’s Deputy Commissioner Abdul Hameed Abro, Tump’s Assistant Commissioner Mohammad Hussain Baloch, Dasht’s Assistant Commissioner Naeem Gichki, Tehsildar Rafiq Ahmed, [...]

Top Government Officials Kidnapped in Kech

Top Government Officials Kidnapped in Kech

The Baloch Hal News KECH: Unidentified persons kidnapped the Deputy Commissioner and the Assistant Commissioner of Kech district on Thursday evening, officials confirmed. Sources in the local administration said Abdul Hammed Abro, the Deputy Commissioner of Kech District and the Assistant Commissioner Hassan Jan Baloch had gone to a Pakistan-Iran border town to hold routine [...]

Khuzdar Graves Are of Missing Persons,Concedes Minister

Khuzdar Graves Are of Missing Persons,Concedes Minister

From Dawn ISLAMABAD: Expressing serious concern over the discovery of mass graves in Balochistan, provincial Health Minister Rahmat Saleh Baloch claimed on Saturday that all the decomposed and mutilated bodies found in Tootak area of Khuzdar district were of those who had been missing since long. “This is intolerable and a cause of serious consternation, [...]

Amnesty International Describes Balochistan Mass Graves as “Violations Implicating the State”

Amnesty International Describes Balochistan Mass Graves as “Violations Implicating the State”

Press Release  Amnesty International calls on the Pakistani authorities to ensure an independent and impartial investigation into the unmarked graves found in Totak, near Khuzdar in Balochistan province on 25 January and the alleged abduction and extra judicial execution of a child by state security forces two weeks earlier. Urgent action must also be taken [...]

US Delegation Meets Exiled Baloch Leaders

US Delegation Meets Exiled Baloch Leaders

From The News International  LONDON: A delegation of the US Congressmen accompanied by top official from the US State Department met two exiled Baloch leaders and assured them of the open and clandestine help in their activities in Balochistan and abroad. Khan of Kalat Mir Suleman Khan Dawood and Hyrbyair Marri held talks with a [...]

Devise Joint Strategy to Ensure Peace in Balochistan: Prime Minister

Devise Joint Strategy to Ensure Peace in Balochistan: Prime Minister

From Express Tribune  QUETTA: In a bloody week, in which at least 30 people were killed when a powerful bomb ripped through a bus carrying pilgrims in Mastung, a mass grave was discovered in Khuzdar and the security forces came under repeated attacks, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed the political and military leadership in the [...]

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