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BHRC’s Information-Secretary highlights Balochistan’s human rights situation during the 45th session of the UNHRC

Geneva: 25/09/2020 Qambar Malik, the information-secretary of the Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) delivered a statement on the deteriorating human rights situation in Balochistan during the Item-4 General Debate of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. “Balochistan is suffering a severe humanitarian crisis, having been in the throes of a ruthless genocidal conflict for the

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International community asked to intervene in Sindh & Balochistan

The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) and World Sindhi Congress (WSC) jointly held a seminar entitled, “The call for international intervention in Sindh and Balochistan: legal and humanitarian aspects“ on Thursday 24 September 2020 at Royal Hotel in Geneva. This seminar overviewed grave violations of human rights, with a special focus on enforced disappearances and extra-judicial killings in Sindh and

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BHRC & WSC protest outside UN building against Pakistan’s human rights violations in Balochistan & Sindh

Geneva: 25/09/2020: The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) and the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) held a joint protest outside the UN building at the Broken Chair in Geneva during the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) against the institutionalised state violence and other forms of socio-economic and political suppression of the Baloch and Sindhi people by

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BHRC has announced the details of its events in Geneva during the 45th session of UNHRC in September.

London: The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has announced the details of its activities in Geneva during the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council in September this year. “Due to various kinds of restrictions because of the corona epidemic, BHRC has reduced the number of its activities”, read the statement. According to a BHRC press release, BHRC colleagues will be

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BHRC denounces Pakistan’s acts of reprisal against families of Baloch insurgents

The Baloch human rights council (BHRC) strongly condemns Pakistan’s acts of reprisal against the families of Baloch insurgents. It is quite concerning that the state establishment of Pakistan is using every possible instance to justify enforced disappearances, although, the United Nations clearly states that Enforced Disappearances cannot be justified under any circumstances either in peace or war.  This came quite

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The conference on Balochistan in the House of Lords cancelled

London: The scheduled conference in the House of Lords on 28 April 2020 has been cancelled because of the situation created with the outbreak of coronavirus.  The conference titled “Balochistan: War crimes & human rights abuses in a forgotten conflict” was set to highlight various aspects of the Baloch national question, and the humanitarian crisis developed in Balochistan as a

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Baloch Human Rights Council appoints representative in the Netherlands

London: The Baloch Human Rights Council has appointed Gohraam Baloch as its representative in the Netherlands. The decision came following Gohraam Baloch’s pledge to adhere to the aims and objectives of the council to protect and promote the rights of the people of Balochistan. Gohraam has previously been associated with the Baloch Students Organization (BSO) in Turbat, Balochistan.

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The UNHRC should investigate the human rights violations by sending a fact-finding mission to Balochistan: BHRC

Geneva: 11 March 2020 During the general debate on Item-4 of the 43rd regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the BHRC representative for Western Balochistan, Jamshaid Amiri, informed the council that Pakistani security forces, its clandestine agencies and death squads are committing enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Balochistan on a mass scale. Jamshaid Amiri drew the

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BHRC submits a memorandum on Balochistan to the UN High commissioner for Human Rights following a protest in Geneva

Geneva: On 12 March 2020, the Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) held a protest demonstration near the Broken Chair in Geneva, Switzerland to highlight the human rights abuses facing the people of Balochistan in Pakistan, and to request the United Nations to act against Pakistan which is violating all the human rights instruments it is a signatory of while quelling

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