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

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 

THE UN-WGEID BRIEFED ON Enforced disappearances in BALOCHISTAN

London: 20/02/2020 The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) briefed the United Nation’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) on 19th February 2021, during the 123rd session of the Working Group. In a virtual meeting with the group, Qambar Malik, the Information Secretary of BHRC briefed the members on the plight of thousands of disappeared persons in Balochistan. The meeting was chaired by the Chair-Rapporteur Mr. … Continue reading THE UN-WGEID BRIEFED ON Enforced disappearances in BALOCHISTAN

Family all​ege​s the security forces of abducting Dr. Shahzaib Baloch and a disabled person

Dr Shahzaib Baloch who is a student of MBBS final year was extra-judicially abducted on June 1 2019 by the state security forces from Shahrak town of Turbat. The family sources of Dr Shahzaib alleged the security forces of forcibly disappearing the medical student who was visiting his family to celebrate Eid.  The security forces also whisked away with them a disabled person identified as … Continue reading Family all​ege​s the security forces of abducting Dr. Shahzaib Baloch and a disabled person

Security forces forcibly disappear two from Kalat

According to confirmed sources, Jameel Baloch a student leader and Engineer Feroz Baloch were whisked away from Kalat on 30 May 2019 by the personnel of security forces while both the abductees were travelling from Quetta to celebrate Eid with their families in Panjgur district of Balochistan. Dissenting voices have always been a target of the security forces in Pakistan. They have faced all forms of repressions, … Continue reading Security forces forcibly disappear two from Kalat

State of Human Rights in 2018 – Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

Annual Report: March 2019 Highlights: Pakistan and international human rights mechanisms:Pakistan has affirmed in its election pledge to the Human Righ Council that it is ‘firmly resolved to uphold, promote and safeguard universal human rights and fundamental freedoms for all.’ HRCP expressed concern that Pakistan had chosen to only ‘note’ key human rights principles including, among others, the reporting of investigation and prosecution of security … Continue reading State of Human Rights in 2018 – Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

Mother with her two teenage daughters forced disappeared from Gwadar

In a bold rebuttal to national and international criticism, the security forces of Pakistan have forcibly disappeared a Baloch woman Aisha along with her two 16 years old daughters Naila and Mahtab during a raid on the victims’ house in Gwadar. Victims have been identified, as the wife and daughters of Allah Bux Baloch, a resident of Shapuk Turbat. Mr. Baloch was extra-judicially abducted by … Continue reading Mother with her two teenage daughters forced disappeared from Gwadar

Student forcibly dragged off a bus and whisked away

There are confirmed reports that Imran Baloch a student of Karachi University has forcibly been disappeared at the hands of security forces. Imran who hails from Shapuk, Turbat was traveling on a bus from Karachi to his hometown to spend off-term holidays was stopped en route by the security forces who forcibly dragged him off the bus and whisked him away on Wednesday 22nd of … Continue reading Student forcibly dragged off a bus and whisked away