BHRC asked United Nations to investigate the massacre of Baloch in Western Balochistan

London: 03/10/2022 Baloch Human Rights Council demanded an investigation by the United Nations into the massacre of the peaceful protesters in Zahedan (Duzzap) on September 30, 2022. In a letter addressed to António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, BHRC executive president Dr Naseer Dashti urged the organization to take the cognizance of systematic killings of the Baloch political, social and human rights activists … Continue reading BHRC asked United Nations to investigate the massacre of Baloch in Western Balochistan

Geneva: BHRC will organize a seminar on 22 September

Geneva: The Baloch Human Rights Council will organize a seminar on 22 September 2022, during the 51st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The title of the seminar is, “Baloch lives matter: Aspects of human rights violations in Balochistan”. For many decades, Pakistan has committed gross human rights violations in Balochistan. These included the physical elimination of Baloch social and political … Continue reading Geneva: BHRC will organize a seminar on 22 September

BHRC demanded a fact-finding mission by the UN to investigate unprecedented human rights violations in Balochistan

Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) demanded a fact-finding mission by the United Nations to investigate unprecedented human rights violations in Balochistan Geneva: 03/09/22 On the occasion of the 51 sessions of UNHRC, the Baloch human rights council submitted a detailed statement on agenda item 3 on the worsening human rights situation in Balochistan. In the statement presented on 8 August 2022, the attention of the … Continue reading BHRC demanded a fact-finding mission by the UN to investigate unprecedented human rights violations in Balochistan

Two hundred one went missing, and 59 persons extrajudicially killed in Balochistan

Two hundred one went missing, and 59 persons extrajudicially killed in Balochistan. London: July 16, 2022 Baloch Human Rights Council released the verified list of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Balochistan during the first half of this year. From January to June 2022, 201 persons became the victims of enforced disappearances. In addition, security forces tortured and extra-judicially killed 59, and their mutilated bodies … Continue reading Two hundred one went missing, and 59 persons extrajudicially killed in Balochistan

Pakistan must be accountable for human rights violations in Balochistan: Baroness Natalie Bennett

London: 14 July 2022 Baroness Natalie Bennett of the House of Lords opined that the human rights violations in Balochistan could not be ignored under any pretext, and Pakistan must answer what is going on in Balochistan. Hosting a meeting titled “Baloch Lives Matter” in Cabinet Room One of the Houses of Parliament on 12 July 2022, she stressed the need for the accountability of … Continue reading Pakistan must be accountable for human rights violations in Balochistan: Baroness Natalie Bennett

Balochistan: an upsurge in the cases of extrajudicial killings and the discovery of mutilated bodies during June 2022

London: July 2, 2022 According to the monthly newsletter of Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC), released to the media today, there has been a reported increase in the number of extrajudicial killings in Balochistan during June 2022. In addition, the report mentioned that while 21 persons were abducted by the security forces or proxy death squad from various districts of Balochistan, an alarming number of … Continue reading Balochistan: an upsurge in the cases of extrajudicial killings and the discovery of mutilated bodies during June 2022

BHRC nominated new office bearers

London: June 19, 2022 On Sunday 19 June 2022, the executive committee of the Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) nominated Samad Baloch, President of the organization during a meeting. The post was vacant after the demise of Dr Habib Malik. The executive committee meeting, presided by BHRC’s executive president Dr Naseer Dashti, appointed Qambar Malik as General Secretary, Dr Khurshid Karim as Joint Secretary and … Continue reading BHRC nominated new office bearers

UK Parliament event to highlight Human Rights Violations in Balochistan

London: June 19, 2022 Human rights violations in Balochistan will be highlighted in the Houses of Parliament in an event hosted by Baroness Natalie Bennett on July 12, 2022, at 6 pm. The event, titled “Baloch Lives Matter,” will be held in committee room 1 of the Parliament House. In recent months, there has been an upsurge in the cases of enforced disappearances and extra-judicial … Continue reading UK Parliament event to highlight Human Rights Violations in Balochistan

BHRC drew the attention of the UN body to Enforced Disappearances in Balochistan

Geneva: May 25, 2022 In a written statement to the UN’s general assembly on the 50th session of the Human Rights Council, Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) highlighted the gruesome phenomenon of enforced disappearances in Balochistan. Through its collaborative ECOSOC organization, The Tumuku Development and Cultural Union, BHRC has given a detailed account of the incidents in April 2022. During the month, security forces and … Continue reading BHRC drew the attention of the UN body to Enforced Disappearances in Balochistan