Baloch News

‘Free Balochistan’ campaign in Switzerland irks Pakistan

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GENEVA: Pakistan has urged the Swiss authorities to take action against “Free Balochistan” posters that have been put up in Geneva, the media reported on Monday. Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, in a letter written to Ambassador and Permanent UN Representative Valentin Zellweger said the posters that appeared in the area around Rue de ...

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Exiled Baloch leaders hail Trump’s Afghan strategy

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WASHINGTON: Exiled leaders from Balochistan province have welcomed the Afghan strategy announced by US President Donald Trump and hoped America will act against Pakistan. “We urge the US government to fulfill its responsibilities to differentiate between its friends and foes in the region. We hope the US will not let us down this time,” said Switzerland-based exiled Baloch leader Nawab Brahumdagh ...

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On Being a Baloch- 26 August, 2006

Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti

‘I have been a Baloch for several centuries. I have been a muslim for 1400 years. I have been a Pakistani for just over fifty’ (Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti).  In 2005, Bugti sahib presented 15 point agenda and demanded justice for the Sindhi female doctor raped by an officer of the Pakistani army near Sui. Mushraff refused to pursue the ...

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Baloch-Americans demand sanctions against Pakistan

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KABUL: The Baloch-Americans during an event, joined by a large number of Afghans have appealed the United States to impose economic and political sanctions on Pakistan for being involved in violation of human rights in Balochistan province. Ahmar Khan, founding president of the American Friends of Balochistan, accused: “As I speak, Pakistani generals are killing the Balochs, dumping our bodies ...

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Colonial South Asia

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After the dismemberment of Pakistan in 1971, and defeat in war with India, Pakistan Army launched a military operation in Balochistan. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto neither gave orders for Balochistan operation, nor did he tender suggestion for the military action in East Pakistan (now Bangaldesh). It is, thus propagated by the military and security regime of Pakistan that it was Bhutto ...

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With India’s help, will stop China and Pakistan from plundering Balochistan: Khan of Kalat

Mir Suleman Dawood Jan Ahmedzai, the current Khan of Kalat.

GENEVA: Branding China and Pakistan as ‘plunderers’, Baloch dissident leader Mir Suleiman Ahmedzai, who holds the title of “Khan of Kalat” asserted that Balochistan strongly welcomes India’s assistance in stopping both nations with their nefarious plans in executing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Khan of Kalat is the title given to the ruler of the Khanate of Kalat, a princely ...

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We have the right to live as a free nation, says Mehran Marri at the Palace of Nations in Geneva

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GENEVA: Baloch Nationalism is about the survival of the Baloch People; we have the right to live as a free nation, says Mehran Marri at the Palace of Nations, Geneva. THE PASHTUN TIMES

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Asymmetric Federalism and Protection of Baloch Rights

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How to prevent turning natives of Balochistan into minorities in their own home province This morning I read a Facebook post from our learned friend and former Senator Sana Baloch (Sanullah Baloch) where he voices concerns about the likelihood of natives of Balochistan (Baloch/Pashtuns) soon turning into minorities in view of the large population transfers and dislocations that CPEC is ...

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Balochistan will form govt in exile: Khan of Kalat

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GENEVA:  Asserting that Balochistan has always been a nation and existed even before the formation of Pakistan, exiled Baloch leader Khan of Kalat Amir Ahmed Suleman Daud has said that they are considering forming a government in exile. In an exclusive interview to ANI in Geneva, Mr Daud said that the formation of the government in exile is possible. “We will ...

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Mengal asks Pakistan to remove reservations of Baloch people over CPEC

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KHUZDAR: Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) president Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal has said that the federal and provincial governments should remove apprehensions of Baloch people about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Addressing a press conference at the residence of BNP-M leader Saeed Mengal in the industrial town of Hub, he said his party would not accept any development project which ...

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