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Levies-police merger in Balochistan opposed

Saleem Shahid Updated May 05, 2019 Opposition parties criticise withdrawal of security provided to Maulana Fazl. ─ File photo QUETTA: The opposition parties in Balochistan have rejected the provincial cabinet’s decision about merger of Levies force with police in Quetta, Gwadar and Lasbela districts. Speaking at a press conference along with former chief minister Aslam Raisani and other opposition leaders here on Saturday, Leader of the Opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Advocate Malik Sikandar Khan claimed that a huge amount of the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) would lapse due to incompetency of the provincial government. They criticised adjournment of the current session of the provincial assembly without completing the agenda of opposition parties. Opposition parties criticise withdrawal of security provided to Maulana Fazl The opposition leaders said they wanted to move resolutions on Saindak, Reko Diq and on some other important issues in the assembly,

BRP protests in Athens against women abductions in Balochistan

May 5, 2019 (Current Balochistan) Geneva: Baloch Republican Party Central spokesman Mr. Sher Mohammad Bugti, in a media statement, has said that BRP Greece Chapter held a protest demonstration in the country’s Capital, Athens. The protest was aimed at highlighting abductions of Baloch women and children in recent phase of military operations in Mashkay, Awaran and Naseerabad areas of Balochistan. Mr. Bugti expressed gratitude towards the Athens based Afghan Community for participating in the protest and showing solidarity for the Baloch nation. While addressing the protesters, BRP Greece Chapter’s President, Aslam Kiyyazi, has said that Pakistan army abducted four Baloch women along with their five children during a military operation on their house in Naseerabad, Balochistan. Unfortunately, the Pakistani civil society and Human rights organizations have shown bitter silence over the atrocities committed by the state army. He further said that “A few days ago, Pakistani forces

Tump: Two persons were disappeared forcibly by forces.

05'May 2019 *(Current Balochistan)* According to the reporter,  forces disappeared two people who are residents of Gomazi. They were coming from Karachi and were headed to Tump. Sixteen years Talal s/o Dosth Mohammad took a bus ride to get to Tump and Talal, a Seventeen year old, Wajoo s/o Assa was about to recieve him when they were both abducted from the Gomazi cross. According to Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), a campaign group by families of Baloch missing persons, tens of thousands of Baloch men, women and children are under custody of Pakistani forces.

The abduction of women and children exacerbated as collective punishment in Balochistan. BNM

05'May 2019 *(Current Balochistan)* The central spokesman of Baloch National Movement in his statement said that Pakistan Army has started a policy of collective punishment in Balochistan since last years. As a result of this atrocious policy Pakistani security forces are committing gross human rights violations in Balochistan by abducting the women and children of political activists.    However, for the last few months, Pakistani security forces have intensified the abduction of women and children in different parts of Balochistan. In this connection, security forces abducted four women and five children from Naseerabad on Tuesday.   The Central spokesman of Baloch National Movement vehemently criticized the inhuman act of Pakistan Army and its intelligence agencies when they raided the house of Shaihak Bugti and abducted women and children and shifted them to the military camp. The abductees were identified as Dhando w/o Ratta Bugti, Shozan w/o Shaihak Bugti, Bujari Bibi

It is a matter of pride for me that I am the wife of Martyr Naeem aka Jalal Baloch:

Sajida Baloch (Current Balochistan) In a video Message, wife of Jalal baloch briefed, "Jalal Baloch Sacrificed his life for the independence of Balochistan." In a video the wife of Martyr Jalal Baloch, Sajida Baloch briefed the media about the martyrdom of Jalal Baloch with his companions in Buleda. She claimed that she holds immense pride in him and is proud to be his wife. She went on further stating that the sacrifice they made was for the liberation of their country and for the Baloch people. Sajidah Baloch in her video message stated that Martyr Jalal always told her to take care of his son (Qamber Baloch), and to guide him to the same path that he chose for himself. She paid rich tribute to her fallen husband and read some lines of poetry.

BHRO will protest against the disa​ppearanc​e​ of Nawaz Atta on May 15

.  May 4, 2019 Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) held a press conference in Quetta and issued the monthly report of human rights violations in media. Vice Chairperson of BHRO Tayyaba Baloch, while talking to media, said that the human rights violations in Balochistan have paralyzed livelihoods of people. People of Balochistan are deprived of basic facilities of education, health and other necessities of life and are compelled to live a miserable life. On the other side, the continuous and consecutive military operations on daily basis have set a record of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, displacement of locals, forced migration, looting and obliterating houses of people in Balochistan. It has affected every segment of society of Balochistan. In April 2019, the security forces forcibly disappeared seventy-eight civilians from different areas of Balochistan and shifted them to undisclosed locations including 3 residents of Tump, district Kech who have not been id