September 11, 2018
Vice chairman of VBMP, Mama Qadeer, has reached Geneva to attend a UN session on human rights.
According to the details received by The Balochistan Post, Mama Qadeer, Vice-chairman of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) reached Geneva on Tuesday. He is in Swiss city to attend a session on Human rights by the United Nation’s Human Rights Council.
The 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will be held on 10–28 September 2018, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
During the session, high-level discussions will be held on various human rights-related issues, such as the right to privacy, rights of persons with disabilities, rights of minorities, and rights of children.
Mama Qadeer will meet different human rights organizations durung his visit, and talk about the ‘missing persons’ issue in Balochistan.
According to the sources, Mama Qadeer will also attend a press conference on 20 September along with other Baloch human rights activists.
According to Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), the campaign group by families of victims, more than 20, 000 Baloch men, women and children are missing in Balochistan.
International campaign groups including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International accuse Pakistani security forces as the culprits of ‘illegal abductions in Balochistan’.