Sunday, January 14, 2018

BNC Strongly condemns the custodial extrajudicial killing of Professor Dr. Hassan Zafar Arif in Karachi

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BNC Strongly condemns the custodial extrajudicial killing of Professor Dr. Hassan Zafar Arif in Karachi, Pakistan.

January 15, 2018

Washington D.C — Balochistan National Congress (BNC) Washington D.C chapter Strongly condemns the custodial extrajudicial killing of Professor Hassan Zafar Arif, who was killed the other day in Karachi, Pakistan.

“The extrajudicial killings of a University professor without the due process of law shows how the Pakistani state actors are taking the law into their own hands by acting as the “Judge, Jury and Executioner”, bypassing the country’s own laws and constitution”, said Dr. Baloch, the President of BNC.

“We demand a full investigation into the murder of the professor and those who were responsible must be brought to justice”, said Dr. Baloch.

He said, BNC stands with all the nationalities, ethnic groups and minorities of Pakistan against any injustices or discriminations directed against them.

He asked all the oppressed nations and ethnic group of Pakistan to stand up against the injustices, lawlessness and such extrajudicial killings, disappearances, tortures and murders by both the state and non-state actors.

He said there should be no room for lawlessness, violence, terrorism and that BNC is against terrorism, violence and extremism in its all forms and shapes.
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