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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 issues of public interest.  Concerns like Balochistan crisis slip the sight unless some serious journalists with real urge to report come forward. Malik Siraj Akbar is one [...]

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 he is far from home. Akbar is a well- known journalist and a blogger from Balochistan, the largest province of the Pakistan. He was granted political asylum [...]

Justice to be Done

Justice to be Done

By Johar Ali Bugti, London Look at this photograph; The late Nawab Akbar Bugti, with multiple health problems, was too old to fight and Nawabzada Balach Marri was too young to die.   “As far as our own desire is concerned, we don’t want to fight even for a single day. But if circumstances force us [...]

Balochistan: A Burnt Homeland

Balochistan: A Burnt Homeland

By Maheen Baloch The news of a large mass graves with more than 100 dead bodies last week outraged the whole Balochistan, splintering the hearts of millions of Balochs. On the other hand, the blackout of this story in the national media was an additional shock for the province although it too was expected. Over [...]

15 Bodies Recovered From Khuzdar Mass Grave

15 Bodies Recovered From Khuzdar Mass Grave

From The Nation QUETTA – Balochistan Levies on Saturday discovered a mass grave with at least 15 decomposed bodies in Tutak area of Khuzdar district, some 360 kilometers southeast of Quetta. The bodies were so decomposed that the victims could not be recognized. Khuzdar Deputy Commissioner told newsmen they had received information about the bodies [...]

Washing of Faces

Washing of Faces

  By Johar Ali Bugtti London “The pathless gorges are our friends, Our drink is from the flowing springs, Our cup the leaf of the dwarf of palm Our bed the thorny brush, The ground we make our pillow” Popular Poetry of Baloches Sui Cantonment Turns into Military College After the murder of Nawab Akbar Bugti, [...]

The Rise of Baloch Women

The Rise of Baloch Women

By Mariyam Suleman Baloch  The last decade witnessed a major shift in Baloch society as it brought forward numerous Baloch women as role models for the nation. In spite of facing turmoil and conflict, women have very actively participated in all spheres of life ranging from political resistant, promotion of education to social reforms. Today, [...]

Three Killed in Attack on Pilgrims’ Bus

Three Killed in Attack on Pilgrims’ Bus

From Express Tribune QUETTA: At least three people were killed and 31 others were injured in a suicide car bomb attack on a bus carrying Shia pilgrims to Quetta on Wednesday. The attack took place in Akhtarabad on the outskirts of Quetta. “An explosive-laden car rammed into the bus as it passed by,” Capital City [...]

Imran Khan’s Balochistan Lies

Imran Khan’s Balochistan Lies

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan’s recent remarks during his visit to India regarding the latter’s support for the uprising in Balochistan are not only regrettable but also totally misleading. Mr. Khan followed the oft-repeated propaganda manufactured by the  Pakistani military establishment about the alleged Indian involvement in Balochistan without backing his allegations with any [...]

An Immortalizing March

An Immortalizing March

By Mariyam Suleman Baloch  An influential attempt for the nation’s abducted missing people’s recovery, commencing in October from Quetta finally reached Karachi in the last week of November. The extensively exhausting journey of 756 kilometers by fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, daughters and sons of the either missing or martyred Balochs holding the photos of their loved [...]

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