The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) will organize a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club at 3 pm on 16 February 2020 to draw the attention of the United Nations Secretary-General Mr Antonio Guterres to the grave violations of human rights in Balochistan, Mama Qadeer Baloch, vice chairman of the VBMP, said in a video message, released on social media today.
For the last eighteen years, the security forces of Pakistan have been actively involved in the enforced disappearance and extra-judicial murders of students, political activists and human rights defenders in Balochistan with impunity. In most cases, they have tortured the victims and thrown their mutilated dead bodies in desolated places, reiterated Baloch.
According to the data gathered by the VBMP, thousands of Baloch including children, the elderly and women have been picked up by the security forces outside the lawful process. The judiciary has failed …