Massive protest rallies against forceful annexation of Baloch land with Pakistan
Quetta: Several Massive protest rallies were held across Balochistan and Karachi against the forceful annexation of Balochistan with Pakistan at gunpoint on 27 March 1948. Baloch Women Panel jointly with BRP. Elum Itehad, Raisani Qaumi Itehad, Baloch Bar Association, Marri Itehad and many other Baloch freedom loving groups held a Massive protest rally in Quetta, Capital of Balochistan.
The rally passing form several main roads of Quetta finally gathered at Manan Chauk Where several leaders of BWP and other organizations addressed the rally. Main focus of all the speakers was that Balochistan was an Independent state and pakistan occupied Balochistan at gunpoint. The then ruler of Balochistan Ahmad Yar Khan was coerced to singe the so called annexation document with Pakistan, however his younger brother Agha Abdul Karim revolted against the forceful annexation of Baloch land. He took to mountains with other like minded friends and started guerrilla operation against Punjabi occupying forces in Balochistan.
According to sources, unknown people had laid a landmine near Rind Camp, a densely populated locality of Nasirabad which exploded with a big bang killing two persons identified as Nawab Khan and Bakhshu on the spot and leaving two others with critical wounds. The injured were identified as Muhammad Khan and Ahmad Ali.
BSO (azaad) shal zonal president abducted by pak-agencies
Quetta: Baloch Warna Balochistan correspondent reported that BOS (azaad) Shal zonal president Mr Shahzaib Baloch have been abducted by Pakistan agencies in the early hours of Thursday morning. According to details Mr Shahzaib was on his way back to home after dropping a friend at his place. His car was stopped on the way and he was dragged out of his car by five people all in civilian clothes, put into another car and driven away to an unknown location.
Baloch Students and BRP activists have blocked the roads in several areas of Quetta city and protested for several hours. Traffic was suspended for many hours in some part of the city.
BSO -azaad (women wing) also blocked the road near Balochistan university and held a protest rally
2 gas pipelines blown up in Sui
Baloch freedom fighters on Wednesday blew up two gas pipelines in Sui and Dera Bugti. Baloch Sarmachars planted explosives under the pipeline that damaged a portion of the pipeline, affecting gas supply to parts of the Sindh province and Sui Power Plant.
According to details an 18-inch gas pipeline was blown up at Pir koh, due to powerful blast gas supply to Sui plant was cut off. In second incident a 16-inch pipeline was blown up near Deenari Pat. Gas supply to parts of Sindh including Karachi was suspended due to the explosion
Separately, three men were injured in a landmine explosion near Goth Muhammad Omar in Dera Murad Jamali on Wednesday. The injured were rushed to Civil Hospital
Continuation of Repression Highlighted at UN
Geneva: Alongside the 10th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), UNPO and Interfaith International organized a briefing on the deteriorating human rights situation in Pakistani Balochistan.
As part of the efforts to highlight the deteriorating human rights situation in Pakistani controlled Balochistan, Interfaith International, in cooperation with UNPO, organized an interactive debate alongside the 10th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).
Main participants to this event included representatives of the Baloch people, representatives of the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR), Member of the European Parliament Mr. Casaca, Member of the Canadian Parliament Mr. Silva, representatives of the Sindh community in Pakistan, as well as a spokesperson of Iranian controlled Balochistan.
In another incident two rockets were fired on a Police station in Makatali Math area of Sui. Wall of the police station was heavily damaged in the attack but no loss of life has been reported.
Six Pakistani security personal were reported injured in a separate incident in Kachi Kanel area. according details Baloch Freedom Fighter of BRA ambushed the FC team when they were patrolling in the area. Due the intensive attack the FC vehicle was destroyed and six Pakistani soldiers were injured.
Bomb blasts and rocket attacks in several areas of Balochistan
Balochistan: Bomb blasts and rockets attacks on Pakistani security forces were reported from different areas of Balochistan including Khuzdar, Wadh, Turbat, Qalat and Sui.
In first incident three rockets were fired on an FC Camp in Wazhay area of Wadh. The rockets missed the target and landed in an open feild. No loss of life or damage to any property have been reported.
According to daily Asaap news papers Lashkar-e-Balochistan claimed responsibility for the attack and said that several Pakistani security personal were killed in the attack. The spokesperson for the organization Lavang Baloch said that attack the was a reaction against the continues army operations in Balochistan, he said his organization will carry out further such attack against occupying forces in Balochistan.
Conference and protest in Geneva against occupation of Balochistan
Geneva: Interfaith international with the collaboration of UNPO, Baloch Human Rights Council, World Sindhi Congress, Sindhi Baloch Forum and Balochistan Rights Movement held a peaceful protest rally against the Pakistani and Iranian state terrorism and brutalities in Balochistan, on Friday 20 March 2009 from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm. The protest was held in front of the United Nations office in Geneva Switzerland. The slogans on the placards high lighted various aspects of human right violation of the Baloch by the Pakistani and Iranian States.
A conference on Human Rights situation in Balochistan was also held in the UN conference room at 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, chaired by interfaith international president Mr. Charles Graves.
The Baloch Republican Army (BRA) has also claimed it launched an attack on security forces in Uch gas field area in which three security personnel were killed.
According to sources, unknown people planted a bomb at Chattar road in Rabi canal area of Sui tehsil and detonated it remotely, targeting a pro-government Wadera, Mazar Khan, who was traveling in a vehicle.
BRA killed Eight pakistani soldiers
Balochistan: According to sources Pakistani army has continued the offensive army operation for the third day. Paramilitary forces are using heavey weapons and gunships helicopters against innocent civilians, two people have been killed on Saturday's shelling by Pakistani army in Dera Bugti. One FC personal was also injured when their pick up ran over a landmine.
Meanwhile Sarbaaz Baloch a spokesperson for BRA called news agencies and informed them that Baloch Sarmachaars have blown up two FC viheacles in Chakar Plaiji near border area of Dera Bugti. 8 security forces have been killed, several injured and both the viheacle were compeletly distroyed in the remote controlled explosion. Sarbaaz Baloch said that after the attack feirce fighting continued between Baloch Sarmachaars and the Pakistani FC for two hours.
fifteen people mostly women and children have been killed in this latest military operation, while the operation still continues death toll might increase. The military and FC have deliberately burnt standing corps and huts in civilian populated area. People of Dera Bugti are once again forced to live under extreme conditions.
2 FC men missing in Dera Bugti
QUETTA: The Frontier Corps (FC) on Wednesday started efforts to locate two FC personnel missing in Sui since Tuesday night, an FC press release said. It said the two personnel went missing while patrolling along gas pipelines in Kachhi Canal area of Dera Bugti district’s Sui tehsil. Baloch militants might have abducted the personnel, the press release said. It said efforts were underway for the safe recovery of the missing personnel.
4th death anniversary of Dera Bugti martyrs observed
QUETTA: The 4th death anniversary of Dera Bugti martyrs was observed by various political parties and citizens alike as they held public meetings honoring the sacrifices of the martyred and renewing commitment to the Baloch cause.
Jamhoori Watan Party (Aali faction) activists staged a rally outside the press club on Tuesday as speakers paid rich tributes to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives to resist the security forces’ attack on Dera Bugti on March 17
Hairbyar expresses concern for Solecki, missing persons
QUETTA: Baloch nationalist leader, Nawabzada Hairbyar Marri has expressed deep concern over the news about deteriorating health condition of John Solecki, the UNHCR Quetta chief, and said that he has constituted a committee to review the list of missing Baloch people.
In a statement issued from London late on Monday night he said, ‘Baloch is a human friendly nation and it would not want loss of human life.
He said that he was constantly in contact with United Nations, and the organization had assured him it was serious in the recovery of missing people. ‘I and United Nations have deep concern about the deteriorating health of John Solecki,’ said Nawabzada Hairbyar Marri, adding that he had once again been approached by the UN.
Regarding the missing persons, Marri said: ‘I have formed a committee comprising of like-minded friends in Balochistan to review the list of missing people. Committee starts its job from Tuesday (today).
According to sources Baloch freedom fighters fired two rockets in tehsil Awaran here which hit a Frontier Corps camp while other targeted DCO house. Besides, militants also opened fire at DCO house killing his guard Haider Khan.
In a satellite telephonic contact, the BLUF Spokesman, Shehak Baloch told Online that they had conveyed their demands to the government, which include the recovery of 1109 missing persons and release of 141 women.
Security forces firing two injured, rockets fired in Sui
KHUZDAR: Baloch Freedom fighters fired four rockets in Sui which landed in the open place while a blast occurred near convoy of Security Forces, two person including a four year boy injured by FC firing.
In the first incident, Baloch militants fired four rockets from nearby mountains in Sui. No loss of life was reported in the incident.