Baloch Nationalism Archive

Let’s jointly mourn all target killed Balochs, Shias and Settlers: Human rights violations in Balochistan: Compiled from various sources listed below Balochistan, with 9m out of Pakistan’s 180m people, covers 44% the country’s territory and contains its most valuable deposits of gas, copper, iron ore and oil. It has a new deepwater port, Gwadar,
BNCHR report misrepresents Shia genocide in Balochistan: The Baloch National Council for Human Rights (BNCHR) has released a report titled “Sorry Saga of Baloch Miseries” highlighting Baloch Genocide. Previous reports by HRW, HRCP etc have documented that hundreds of Balochs have been killed by Pakistan Army
BLA, LeJ and Taliban have blended their violent operations in Balochistan – by Fahd Hussain: Raisani should resign. And that’s a start. He goes by the title of the Chief Minister of Balochistan. But in reality, there is no Chief Minister in Balochistan. In fact, there is no one really incharge in Balochistan. It’s
Baloch nationalists and Takfiri Deobandis jointly mourn the death of a Baloch LeJ-ASWJ terrorist: We condemn the expression of support by some Baloch nationalists to Baloch LeJ-ASWJ terrorists. The evidence of links between Baloch nationalists and Baloch LeJ-ASWJ terrorists is very disturbing. Overlapping membership of BRP and LeJ-ASWJ The very fact that a
Persecuted by the persecuted: HRCP’s report on Balochistan’s Settler community: Related report: HRW Report 2010: Balochistan Militants Killing Teachers Based on The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s (HRCP) 2012 Report on Balochistan An HRCP mission had visited the province from May 15 to 19 in order to assess the
Why don’t Baloch comrades attack LeJ-Jundullah-Taliban instead of killing innocent settlers and labourers?: Related posts: In defence of Punjabis: Stop target killing of Punjabi settlers in Balochistan LUBP has previously published several posts highlighting and condemning attacks on innocent (non-combatant) civilians particularly those of Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Muhajir and Pashtun backgrounds in
In praise of prolly: Gawadar, UAE and the Baloch – by Sheherzade Adil: Since LUBP has aimed towards traducing Baloch resistance groups for some unknown reasons, they have started publishing poorly argued pieces by regular and new contributors. First, they have published a piece based on hearsay against Baloch comrades asking them to
Has Arab-sponsored Salafism infiltrated Baloch struggle?: Ikhtiar Hussain If you look at it: the rise of the UAE, especially Dubai, is proportionate to the fall of Karachi. You may not believe it today, but the fact is that Karachi used to be as significant a
In defence of a secular Baloch – by Niaz Betab: Recently an article carrying the title, “Baloch comrades must not ignore anti-Shia terrorists making inroads in Balochistan”, published on the blog LUBP, famous for raising the problems the minorities and persecuted communities face in Pakistan, which was authored by
Baloch friends must not promote thugs who misrepresent Shia genocide as Hazara ethnic issue – by Mukhtar Askari: Cross-posted from World Shia Forum This is a humble request not only to our Baloch friends but also to all those who condemn Shia genocide at the hands of Pakistani State sponsored Shia genocide. It is common knowledge that
Nawab Akbar Bugti the martyr – by Sanaullah Baloch: The world watched incredulously as Pervez Musharraf declared war on Balochistan, and particularly against Nawab Akbar Bugti. Prior to fabricated rocket “attack” on Musharraf in December 2005, tanks rolled into Dera Bugti and other parts of Balochistan in January
Shia Killings and Baloch Nationalists: A response to Ali Ahsan: In a recent piece on LUBP, a sports enthusiast who has picked up the pen to write on Balochistan. Believing in hearsay and individual accounts on the happenings in Balochistan, he advices Baloch comrades to keep an eye on
Baloch comrades must not ignore anti-Shia terrorists making inroads in Baloch nation – by Ali Ahsan: Related Articles: Don’t take human rights lessons from Iran and Saudi Arabia – by Qudsia Siddiqui ISI-sponsored Baloch Jundullah-LeJ terrorists kill Shia judge, guard, driver in Quetta Shia Killings and Baloch Nationalists: A response to Ali Ahsan Baloch friends
Missing Baloch vs Missing Tweeple: On NYT Pakistan bureau’s priorities: In Pakistan’s alternative media and critical circles, increasingly there are concerns about elitist agendas and dubious discourses of foreign correspondents in the country. One such example of crooked priorities is Declan Walsh who has an elaborate trail of dubious
Please Raise your voice in support of Nausheen Qambarani – By Naseem Chaudhry: Editor’s Note:  The following bulletin has been forwarded to us via our friends and supporters on social media.  We urge Pakistan’s media and alternative/social media activists and human rights groups to highlight this issue on an urgent basis. We
Baloch Martyrs of 15th July – by Baloch Khan Dihani: Source: Daily Tawar
We condemn brutal massacre of Pashtun labourers in Balochistan – by Sheherzade Adil: Background: In plunging Balochistan into perpetual violence, Pakistan’s powerful military establishment is no different from the colonial powers it replaced in 1947.  Since its annexation by Pakistan in 1948 when it was the State of Kalat, Balochistan has witnessed five military operations.
Balochistan National Party terms Shia killings a bid to defame Baloch struggle: Balochistan National Party (BNP)’s Acting Central President Dr Jahanzeb Jamaldini has termed the wave of Shia killings in Balochistan a bid to defame Baloch national resistance. He alleged that activities of extremist religious outfits and sectarian killers have been
A response to Dr Syed Mansoor Hussain’s Daily Times op-ed – by Mureed Bizenjo: I was indeed shocked to read opinion of Syed Mansoor Hussain regarding Baloch in his piece, “All good things must come to an end” published 25th June 2012 in Daily Times. In it he says he never wasted ink on
An interview with Qadeer Baloch – by Daily Tawar:  Courtesy: Daily Tawar
Karachi turf wars: Indigenous Baloch are the victims – Faqeer Baloch: Courtesy: Daily Tawar
Baloch social activist killed by state backed drug mafia – By Archen Baloch: Karachi: A Baloch Doctor has been killed in Malir City as the extra judicial killings of innocent people by the government backed drug mafia groups continue across Karachi. According to details on Wednesday 20 June 2012, Dr. Rahim Baksh
Baloch resistance and puppet mullas – by Meeran Baloch: Courtesy: Daily Tawar
Rehman Malik must resign: It is now abundantly clearly that the PPP government’s Interior Minister Rehman Malik has failed to protect innocent Pakistani citizens, particularly ethnic and sect-based target killing in Karachi, Baloch massacre in Balochistan, Pashtun massacre in FATA and Khyper Pakhtunkhwa,
Pakistan’s forced marriage with Balochistan – by Samreen Anwar:  پاکستان کا بلوچستان سے زبردستی کا رشتہ ایک دفعہ تاتاریوں کے سردار چنگیز خان سے کسی نے پوچھا “اے خان تاتارتو نے کبھی کسی پہ رحم کیا ہے ؟ ہاں ! چنگیز خان نے جواب دیا . “ایک دن
27 March I celebrate or I cry with the Baloch? – by Salma Jafar: Today the Baloch nation is observing black day to mark its annexation to Pakistan. For me it is not a black day it is a day I want to celebrate. I want to celebrate because it gave me the
Baloch activists condemn misrepresenting report by HRCP: Related post: HRCP’s dark humour on Shia massacre in Kohistan VFBMP condemns the report of HRCP, figures listed are not accurate – Abdul Qadeer Baloch Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VFBMP) has condemned the misrepresenting report of Human Rights
Balochistan is not Kashmir! – by Saad Mansoor:   From Facebook statuses to Twitter tweets and from online blogs to statements by secessionists Baloch leaders published in Pakistani newspapers, I am perturbed to see the comparison of Balochistan to Kashmir. The innuendos of familiarity of the word
Cyril Almeida’s story on Balochistan is attributable to…?: Cyril Almeida’s column on Balochistan (Balochistan, the unattributable story, Dawn, 26 Feb 2012) is an example of how Pakistan’s military establishment manufactures confusion and obfuscation through friendly journalists. The column is an example of how false neutrality and contrarian
The indifference or blackout of news from and about Balochistan – by Malik Siraj Akbar: Related posts: Media blackout The blackout of news from and about Balochistan is now being viewed as an integral part of the broader conflict — as if the media is responsible for the ignorance of the rest of the
Balochs are our own – by Shaizi Cheema: Shaizi Tauseef Cheema’s article on the situation in Balochistan (in Urdu):
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s letter to a Baloch – by Raza Baloch: Related post: Exaggerated and misunderstood: Z.A. Bhutto’s role in military operation in Balochistan Dear Baloch, As you aware that I was hanged by the Pakistan’s Punjabi-Muhajir judiciary on instructions of an Arain General who I thought was loyal to
Dear LUBP, Please stop this undue criticism of Sherry Rehman! – by Ailia Zehra: A popular Pakistani blog, Let us Build Pakistan (LUBP) describes itself as “critical PPP”. Recently, this blog has posted some articles against Ms. Sherry Rehman who was a close aide of Former prime minister Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. In one
Balochistan — the only way forward -by Sanaullah Baloch: Due to Islama­bad’s hawkis­h approa­ch, demand of the Baloch shifte­d from greate­r autono­my, self-rule, to indepe­ndence. The US Congressional hearing on Balochistan in Washington DC on February 9 should be a wake-up call for the centre to correct its
Baloch are missing on the national scene and state agenda:   ہمارے ریاستی ادارے جن آوازں پر آنکھ اور کان بند کۓ ہوۓ ہیں، وہ آوازیں اب سات سمندر پار امریکی کانگرس کے ایوانوں میں سنائ دے رہی ہیں۔ امریکی ایوانِ نمائندگان کی امورِ خارجہ کی کمیٹی میں بلوچستان
This is how Sherry Rehman backstabs the Baloch cause: Pakistan’s urban elites (fake liberals) promote Sherry Rehman as a champion of human rights. Editor’s note: In the past, LUBP has been castigated for having the nerve to critisize Sherry Rehman.  The latter represents everything that is held dearly
Abdul Qadeer Reki’s sit-in for Baloch missing persons: Related post: Jalil Reki’s murder is a test case for rights champion Sherry Rehman We are cross-posting an excellent report by BBC Urdu on Abdul Qadeer Reki Baloch’s sit-in for the Baloch missing persons in front of Karachi Press
US house committee hearing on Balochistan: Oversight and Investigations – by Mureed Bizenjo: Source: Pakistan Blogzine Related post: This is how a fake champion of human rights backstabs the Baloch cause Let’s think about creating a Balochistan in southern part of Pakistan, said Congress republican Louie Gohmert, who completely backed the idea
Balochistan and Pakistani media’s criminal silence – by Salma Jafar: This post is in support to the Baloch Students’ call to shut down the Pakistani news channels and Pakistani Media’s consistent bias towards Balochistan. Balochistan is in the midst of a ferocious insurgency; the fourth of its kind against
Target killing of Brahamdagh Bugti’s sister and niece – by Mureed Bizenjo: Baloch Resident Party’s president and one of the most loved Baloch Leader Brahamdagh bugti’s sister and niece along with their driver gunned down at Gizri Bridge, Karachi early Tuesday. Zamu Domki, her daughter Jana Domki and driver Barkat Baloch,