Cases of Enforced Disappearance in Balochistan during January 2022 

The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has gathered data on the cases of enforced disappearance in Balochistan during the month of January in 2022. According to the data gathered from various sources, there has been an unprecedented increase of enforced disappearances by the Pakistani authorities aiming to silence the dissenting voices in Balochistan.  Like in many conflict-ridden areas of the world, Balochistan is hit with … Continue reading Cases of Enforced Disappearance in Balochistan during January 2022 

BHRC calls for international intervention in Balochistan

Geneva: 15 February 2022 Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has drawn the attention of the UN general assembly on the forced disappearances and illegal detentions of Baloch political activists, poets, students, journalists, intellectuals, and human rights activists. It has also drawn the attention of the UN body on keeping people in illegal detention, inflicting inhuman torture, and then dumping their mutilated bodies in remote and … Continue reading BHRC calls for international intervention in Balochistan

BHRC to raise Balochistan issue at UNHRC in Geneva

London: Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has announced its programme regarding the upcoming 49th session of the Human Rights Council (28 FEBRUARY – 1 APRIL 2022) in Geneva. According to Samad Baloch, General Secretary of the organization, BHRC will hold a demonstration in front of the UN building on 16th of March 2022 to protest human rights violations in Balochistan and the increased number of … Continue reading BHRC to raise Balochistan issue at UNHRC in Geneva

UN Human Rights Council urged to press upon Pakistan to end human rights violations in Balochistan

Geneva: During the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Thierry Valle of CAP LA, read the statement of Baloch Human Rights Council highlighting the grave human rights violations being perpetrated by Pakistan in Balochistan in constant disregard of International law. Delivering the BHRC statement on Item 4, Valle drew the attention of the council to arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances of Baloch political … Continue reading UN Human Rights Council urged to press upon Pakistan to end human rights violations in Balochistan

BHRC calls for urgent UN help to get Balochistan out of turmoil

Geneva: The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has written to the United Nations saying Balochistan is in turmoil and in urgent need of rescue as the state of Pakistan has only been relying on military repression in dealing with the Baloch national question. In a detailed written statement to the UNHRC at its 48th session, the Baloch rights group has highlighted the various aspects of … Continue reading BHRC calls for urgent UN help to get Balochistan out of turmoil

BHRC letter to the leaders of the G7 countries

Press Release: London: 12 June 2021 The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has demanded from the G7 summit that a UN fact-finding mission should be sent to investigate the crimes against humanity being committed by the Pakistani state in Balochistan.  In a letter to the Summit leaders, BHRC general secretary Samad Baloch has drawn the attention of the world leaders that Pakistani atrocities in Balochistan began … Continue reading BHRC letter to the leaders of the G7 countries

BHRC will host a webinar to discuss the worsening human rights situation in Western Balochistan

London: 01/04/2021  The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) will be hosting a webinar on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 5 pm UK Time to discuss the human rights situation in Western Balochistan and the various humanitarian challenges facing its people by the Iranian authorities. The webinar will bring together a panel of Baloch intellectuals and human rights defenders to shed light on the socio-economic deprivation … Continue reading BHRC will host a webinar to discuss the worsening human rights situation in Western Balochistan

BHRC to host a webinar on the humanitarian crisis in Balochistan

London: 31/03/2021 Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) is organizing a webinar entitled, “BALOCHISTAN IN CRISIS: ASPECTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY PAKISTAN” on 17th April 2021 at 5 pm UK Time.  Scholars, Sindhi and Baloch human rights activists, and journalists will deliberate on various aspects of crimes against humanity being committed by the state authorities in Balochistan including enforced disappearances, extra-judicial killings, curbs on freedom of information, and … Continue reading BHRC to host a webinar on the humanitarian crisis in Balochistan

BHRC expressed concerns over the omission of Balochistan’s Humanitarian crisis in UN’s Global Update Statement

London: March 29, 2021 The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has communicated its serious concerns to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, over the omission of the human rights and humanitarian crisis in Balochistan in the Global Update Statement submitted by her excellency on 26 February 2021 during the 46th session of the Human Rights Council. In a letter, BHRC executive president … Continue reading BHRC expressed concerns over the omission of Balochistan’s Humanitarian crisis in UN’s Global Update Statement

UN urged to send an investigation mission to Balochistan

Geneva: 09/03/2021 The UN Human Rights Council was asked to intervene and send an investigating mission to observe some of the most pressing human rights situations in Balochistan at the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Item 3.  Delivering the BHRC intervention statement on item 3, Thierry Valle drew the attention of the council to the blatant violations of the international human rights … Continue reading UN urged to send an investigation mission to Balochistan