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People of Baloch origin have lived for Centuries in India, says Activist Mazdak Dilshad Baloch

Baloch covers 45 percent of the area of Pak but their culture is completely different from rest of Pakistan

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Women in Balochistan. Wikimedia
  • PM Modi had also raised the issue of POK and Balochistan in his speech on Independence Day
  • Human rights violations in the Balochistan province of Pakistan have drawn global concern
  • Mazdak and his wife are in India to create awareness about the Baloch Freedom Movement

Sept 11, 2016: For the centuries people of Baloch origin are living in the places like Delhi, western UP namely Meerut, Baghpat and Muzaffarnagar in India. They are said to be residing here since Babur invaded India in 1526. They came here with Babur as his army and since then they got settled here.

Baloch covers 45 percent of the area of Pakistan but their culture is completely different from rest of Pakistan. Therefore Balochistan could never become a part of Pakistan and was taken by force by Pakistan’s army. Most of the inhabitants of the province are- Pashtuns and Brahuis. Even the name ‘’Balochistan’’ itself means ‘’the land of Baloch’’, so Baloch people think of themselves different from Pakistan.

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Activist Mazdak Dilshad Baloch- a prominent voice has come up with his struggle to liberate the province from Pakistan and therefore he also wants to spread a message in India among the people who have their roots in Balochistan. Meerut, Baghpat, and Muzaffarnagar, Mazdak- he has travelled to all these places in India and has interacted with people of Baloch origin regarding atrocities with their community by Pakistani forces, mentioned TOI report.

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The story of Mazdak is similar to thousands of Baloch people who have sought asylum in different parts of the world after being hounded by the Pakistan army. Mazdak’s father was abducted, and his mother was harassed by the Pakistani forces. Not just that, their property was damaged too. The family had to seek asylum in Canada where they reside now. So to accomplish their dream of freedom from Pakistan army, Mazdak and his wife are in India to create awareness about the Baloch Freedom Movement.

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‘I am thankful to them for showing overwhelming sensitivity to our common cause. I am sure, in times to come, we will visit many more villages in the whole region and give the movement a proper name and shape,’ said Mazdak to TOI.

People of India have shown a great enthusiasm to support the Baloch Cause and they are with Mazdak in this Baloch freedom movement.

– prepared by Aakash Mandyal of NewsGram

  • Lakshay singh khatkar

    A step necessary to be taken for the world to know irrespective of borders we share the same rights n value we deserve peace…

  • Ankit Sharma

    This Middle east has become a hellhole ruin for the innocent lives.Hitler did the same thing which pakistan is doing right now to Baluchistan(and for quite sometime now).Killing the innocent lives, destroying families, their culture which defines them(the very fabric of being human).It’s atrocious and evil.I hope that this time we’ll not turn our eyes-blind to our neighbors and help them get back their dignity and justice for the horrors they have suffered and are still suffering.
    I can’t quite comprehend what drives a government(obviously composed of people and in the case of paksitan,hateful fascist barabarians) to kill the innocents?
    And they are getting away with this?!
    And we as governments of the world are letting them?
    F@#$%^& UNREAL

  • Lakshay singh khatkar

    A step necessary to be taken for the world to know irrespective of borders we share the same rights n value we deserve peace…

  • Ankit Sharma

    This Middle east has become a hellhole ruin for the innocent lives.Hitler did the same thing which pakistan is doing right now to Baluchistan(and for quite sometime now).Killing the innocent lives, destroying families, their culture which defines them(the very fabric of being human).It’s atrocious and evil.I hope that this time we’ll not turn our eyes-blind to our neighbors and help them get back their dignity and justice for the horrors they have suffered and are still suffering.
    I can’t quite comprehend what drives a government(obviously composed of people and in the case of paksitan,hateful fascist barabarians) to kill the innocents?
    And they are getting away with this?!
    And we as governments of the world are letting them?
    F@#$%^& UNREAL

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#BalochGenocide: An Unfortunate Reality to which the World must Pay Attention to

The United Nations has failed to break the ice. Human right violations have failed to bring the attention of global organizations

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Pakistan is committing inhumane crimes against its own people in the Balochistan province creating an environment of genocide. Twitter
  • The Balochistan province of Pakistan is going through the worst Humanitarian crisis
  • The atrocities committed by the Pakistani forces as well insurgent groups have resulted in destruction of families of the Baloch community
  • It is important that the world community stands with Balochistan and investigate the human rights violations

Balochistan, August 18, 2017: The Balochistan province of Pakistan is in dire need of help from the international community. Ignored by its government at the center and oppressed by the military, the Baloch community is taking desperate measures to call for help from outside.

Balochistan has been an area of instability. Additionally, the coming of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is estimated to have adverse consequences for Balochistan.

ALSO READ: World Baloch Organisation Activist Azghar Baloch brings Human Rights Violations to the notice of International Community

The United Nations has failed to break the ice. Human right violations have failed to bring the attention of global organizations.

Abductions and murders surround the lives of Balochistan people. The Chairman of Human Rights Commission in Balochistan, Taj Baloch, has blamed the Pakistan army behind the Balochistan Genocide.

In Berlin, exiled Baloch activists and leaders organized an event titled ‘China’s One Belt One Road Initiative – It’s Adverse Impact on Balochistan & the region’ in which speakers expressed their concerns over the economic reform.

Even the World Balochistan organization has made serious attempts in gathering support for Balochistan from foreign nations. Recently, Azghar Baloch, an activist for the organization, made an appeal from outside the White House called on the international community to stand for the human rights of Baloch people.

Nawab Akbar Bugti was a strong opposer to Pakistan atrocities in Balochistan. He was vocal about the need for Balochistan to separate itself from the inhumane behavior of Pakistan. Nawab Bugti was assassinated on 26 August 2006 by the Pakistani military. To commemorate the anniversary of the martyr, Baloch Republican Party has called for a Balochistan wide strike.

This year when the G20 Summit was held in Germany, Baloch activists turned up outside the venue to protest for Baloch genocides and investigation into

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Sushma Swaraj Speaks Out On India-Pak Relations, Asks Pakistan to Stop Promoting Terror

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New Delhi, August 4, 2017: Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Thursday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a “good” friend to Pakistan until they dubbed the most wanted regional commander of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Burhan Wani as a “martyr”.

“Prime Minister Modi had been such a good friend to Pakistan that he didn’t even think about protocol. He stopped off in Pakistan on his way back, just because it was Nawaz Sharif’s birthday. Things didn’t even worsen after Pathankot attack. That happened only after Burhan Wani was killed, and Pakistan said he was ‘martyred,” Swaraj said in Parliament.

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Swara spoke on both the burning issues of India Pak relations and boycott of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. She contended that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) is an integral part of India. ” We boycotted CPEC because it was going through PoK. PoK is an integral part of India. It is a matter of India’s sovereignty, she said. 

However, Sharif said, Pakistan remains shoulder to shoulder with their Kashmiri brethren and will continue their political, diplomatic and moral support in their right to self-determination.

– prepared by Puja Sinha of NewsGram. Twitter @pujas1994


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Balochistan Violence: 13-year-old boy dies after Hindu man arrested for ‘Blasphemy’ charges in Pakistan

Blasphemy, which carries the death penalty, is a sensitive issue in Pakistan, with allegations often prompting mob violence

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FILE -(representational image) Pakistani villagers living at the Line of Control between Pakistan-Indian Kashmir, Chakoti, build concrete house in Pakistan, Nov. 21, 2016. VOA

Balochistan, May 4, 2017: A 13-year-old boy died in aerial firing by police on Thursday after an angry mob in Pakistan’s Balochistan demanded they hand over a Hindu man arrested on blasphemy charges.

Prakash Kumar, 35, was arrested from Hub on Wednesday after locals complained he allegedly sent blasphemous content via WhatsApp, police was quoted as saying by local media.

Police said they had lodged a case against the accused while a cellphone, from which the suspect allegedly shared blasphemous content, has been seized. A local court has sent the suspect to jail for further interrogation in the case.

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A mob soon gathered outside the Hub city police station demanding that Kumar be handed over to them so they could “punish” him. When law enforcement refused, the crowd turned violent.

The police managed to disperse the crowd using tear gas shelling and aerial firing, and also took scores of protesters into custody.

According to police, a teenager died in the violence. The boy was a resident of Pathan Colony and became a victim of aerial firing during the clash which took place near Gaddani bus stop in Hub.

Blasphemy, which carries the death penalty, is a sensitive issue in Pakistan, with allegations often prompting mob violence.

Vigilantes have murdered 65 people over blasphemy allegations since 1990, according to research compiled by the Centre for Research and Security Studies think-tank. (IANS)