Malik Siraj Akbar Archive

Malik Siraj Akbar criticizes Iran’s border violations in Balochistan but makes no mention of attacks on Iran from Pakistan-based Deobandi terror groups: Editor’s note: Siraj Akbar writes a full artice on Iran’s border violations but makes no mention of systematic attacks on Iranian officials and Iranian Shias by Deobandi terrorists (various labels eg ASWJ-LeJ-Jundullah-JaishAlAdal) operating from Pakistan. Iran is not entirely blameless
Why Pakistan army should divorce Lashkar-e-Jhangvi: Source: Adapted with minor edits and additional information form the Baloch Hal The city of Quetta observed a day of mourning on Sunday (16 June 2013) against the killing of more than 24 people in Saturday’s coordinated attacks on a  university
Revisiting the Che Guevara-like days of Baloch resistance movement with Asad Rehman – Interview with Malik Siraj Akber: Editor’s Note:  The late Asad Rehman is one of the rare non-Baloch who bravely stood up for the Baloch Nationalists through thick and thin.  In this interview, he provides a historical context that is either missing or misrepresented in the
All top LeJ commanders in Balochistan come from middle class Baloch families – by Malik Siraj Akbar: The sectarian war in Pakistan between militant Sunni and unarmed Shia Muslims is turning uglier by the day. [LUBP editor’s note: Sectarian war is not the right term to describe Shia genocide in Pakistan. It’s inaccurate to describe Takfiri
Anti-Shia violence in Balochistan is getting uglier by the day – by Malik Siraj Akbar: Related post: 20 Shias killed in Quetta again. Reason? Already stated; being Shias! LUBP Editor’s note: The following post is adapted from a recent editorial by Malik Siraj Akbar in The Baloch Hal. The minor editing in this excellent
Book Review: The Redefined Dimensions of Baloch Nationlist Movement: Book: The Redefined Dimensions of Baloch Nationalist Movement By: Malik Siraj Akbar Editor The Balochhal Publishers: Xlibris Subject: Balochistan, Politics, Nationalism Book Reviewed by Arif Jamal Author of Shadow War: The Untold Story of Jihad in Kashmir Most Pakistanis,
Reporting from the Danger Zone: An Interview with Pakistani Journalist Malik Siraj Akbar: “We believe there is no journalism but fearless journalism.” Pakistan has recently become a subject of some attention as one of the deadliest places for journalism, brought into the global eye to a small degree by the death of
Iftikhar Chaudhry, the man who betrayed Balochistan – by Malik Siraj Akbar: Editorial of the banned Balochistan Newspaper, The Baloch Hal The Baloch anguish is not merely justified because they are receiving the bullet-riddled dead bodies of their smartest and most talented democratic youth almost on daily basis but they also
LUBP condemns ban on The Baloch Hal – by Abdul Nishapuri: We have recently learnt about the ban on Balochistan’s first online English newspaper, The Baloch Hal, by the military establishment of Pakistan. Our dear friend, Malik Siraj Akbar, is the Editor-in-Chief of this excellent online newspaper. The Baloch Hal