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Little Bramsh and death squads in Kech

  Even by Balochistan’s standards of chaos, Tuesday’s incident with four-year-old Bramsh in Dannuk, Kech, was particularly gut-wrenching. The baby girl was shot and injured, and her mother, Maliknaz, killed at their home reportedly by members of a state-backed local gang of robbers in the middle of the night. One …

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The suffering of the Pakhtuns

  Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leader Arif Wazir’s murder proves once again that Pakistan’s security establishment is not ready to let go of its dangerous games in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border area anytime soon. In the eyes of Pakistan’s real rulers, their policy of strategic depth is far more precious than the …

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ساجد هسئینۓ گُڈّی دیوان

نۆٹ اے ساجد هسئینۓ گُڈْی دیوان اِنت. چۆناها، چۆنکه وت اهوالکارے، باید اِنت ساجد وت جُست بکنت و دێمۓ مردم جواب بدنت، بله اے رَندا ساجدۓ جند وتی سنگت هَمّلۓ جُستانی جوابان دئیگا اِنت. اے دیوانا دوێن سنگت سیاست، اهوالکاری، ادَب و زندگیۓ سرا گپَّ جننت.   همّل: ساجد تئیی …

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Sajid Hussain found dead

  Sajid Hussain, the editor-in-chief of Balochistan Times, has been found dead. The Swedish police informed his family last night (Thursday) that they had discovered his body from a river in Uppsala. He had been missing from the Swedish city since 2 March this year. Sajid, 39, was a prominent …

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Baloch student Shahab Rahmat abducted by agencies

Shahab Rahmat Baloch, a student of Philosophy at the University of Karachi, was abducted from his home in Turbat, Balochistan, last night. At about 2 AM, dozens of Frontier Corps soldiers along with intelligence officials in plainclothes raided his home and whisked him away without showing any warrant for his …

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Lack of progress in Sajid Hussain case

A month and a half has passed since Sajid Hussain disappeared in Sweden and the police have still not been able to find out what has happened to him. The fact that he went missing in a European country is a source of grave concern for his friends and family. …

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Uzair Baloch the lonely gangster

Uzair Baloch was on Monday produced before an antiterrorism court after Pakistan army handed him over to the prison authorities. He had been in the army’s custody for three years. Uzair Baloch is the last living boss of the decades-long Lyari Gang War. All his friends — and enemies — …

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Our missing editor’s case

Prominent journalist and Chief Editor Balochistan Times Sajid Hussain has been missing from Uppsala, Sweden, since March 2 of this year. What is worrying is that the Swedish police have as of yet failed to make a breakthrough in the case even after a month of his disappearance. His family, …

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