Thursday, January 26, 2012

HRCP raises alarms over Balochistan unrest

QUETTA –Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Vice-Chairman Tahir Hussain has raised concerns over the Balochistan situation, saying: “Atomic bomb can’t save any country rather we should fight against poverty, backwardness and unemployment.”  Successive Pakistani attacks on Balochistan are estimated to have in resulted in 3,000 people killed and up to 200,000 displaced. 
Baloch human rights groups report that the kidnapping and torture of peaceful, lawful Baloch activists continues unchecked. Indeed, the Pakistani government has admitted that in 2009 over 1,100 Baloch people were seized by the security forces and disappeared

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