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

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 Report March 2022: Enforced disappearances and Extra-judicial killings in Balochistan

London: The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has published its latest monthly newsletter, documenting the cases of enforced disappearance and extra-judicial killings in Balochistan in the month of March 2022. According to the BHRC newsletter, at least 27 people were subjected to enforced disappearance whilst 11 were extra-judicially murdered by the state security forces and its auxiliary militant organizations. The data collected by the BHRC is as follows: March … Continue reading BHRC Report March 2022: Enforced disappearances and Extra-judicial killings in Balochistan

Number of enforced disappearances in February has increased by 10 per cent compared to January 2022: BHRC

London: According to data collected by the London based human rights advocacy organization, Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC), the number of enforced disappearances has increased by 10 per cent compared to January 2022. The related details published in BHRC’s February 2022 newsletter are as follows: February 1, 2022 Security forces picked up two persons from District Kech on January 31, 2022, and their whereabouts are … Continue reading Number of enforced disappearances in February has increased by 10 per cent compared to January 2022: BHRC

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

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