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Baloch facing atrocities like '71

Say 2 exiled leaders in Dhaka; seek help to make Balochistan independent Suleman Dawood Jan Ahmedzai, who represents the khans of Kalat who ruled Balochistan for over 600 years since 1385, addresses a seminar, “1971 to 2016: Justice and Genocide in the World”, organised by the Centre for Genocide Studies at the Teacher-Student Centre of Dhaka University yesterday. Photo: StarStaff CorrespondentThe Pakistani government is carrying out atrocities in the Balochistan province the way it committed crimes against humanity and genocide in Bangladesh in 1971, two exiled Baloch leaders told a seminar in Dhaka yesterday.They urged the United Nations and the international community including Bangladesh and India to help stop the ongoing atrocities and support their struggle for an independent Balochistan.Mir Suleman Dawood Jan Ahmedzai, the khan of Kalat, and Munir Mengal, president of Baloch Voice Association and Foundation …

Baloch Genocide presented in Bangladesh

Khan of Kalat' seeks Bangladesh support for Balochistan’s independence from Pakistan

Nurul Islam Hasib, 
Published: 2016-12-14 19:11:06 BdSTSelf-exiled Baloch leader Mir Suleman Dawood Jan Ahmedzai, known as ‘Khan of Kalat’, has sought Bangladesh government’s support in their effort to liberate Balochistan from what he termed "Pakistan’s occupation".“They (Pakistan) are committing the same atrocities that they had committed with you,” he told in Dhaka on Wednesday, referring to Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan in which 3 million Bengalis were killed.Ahmedzai has been staying in Britain since 2007 to gather international support for their cause of an independent Balochistan.He was in Dhaka to take part in a seminar organised by the Centre for Genocide Studies at the Dhaka University.A popular leader across Balochistan, he is sometimes referred to as a ‘king without his kingdom' by the locals.He said 'Pakistan occupied his country' in March 1948 and since then has been carrying out atrocities to suppr…