Thursday, October 29, 2020

Yousuf Murad Baloch

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The epidemic that wiped out an entire village

  A terrible Hamen Gohar does not remember her father. She was no more than 4 years old when the Waba (the epidemic) came and killed...

The man who ran out of luck

I had always thought of Balochistan as a land of poets and storytellers until I was introduced to yet another perspective the other day. “Balochistan...

Baloch writer making waves with his Youtube channel

The Turbat-born Baloch writer and film director is not the world’s top social media influencer, but he is arguably Balochistan´s most well-known face with...

Mysterious bodies from Balochistan: ‘Only five per cent of them are...

This report, by Riaz Sohail, was published by the BBC Urdu service on March 13, 2019. Yousuf Murad has translated it from Urdu.   In a...

Balochistan in the backdrop of strengthening Sino-Pak ties

This article was first published in German magazine Pogrom. It has been translated from the German by the writer himself. It is one of China´s...

Pakistan military’s quest for positive image threatens freedom of expression

On the morning of January 10th, 2019, I received an email notification from Twitter’s legal team informing me of my supposed violation of Pakistani...

When famine came to the loneliest child

As I walked along with my grandfather towards Kaanti at the start of the blistering summer month of June in 1998, little did I...

Caught in conflict: the Baloch women

On the outskirts of Quetta, just at the foothill of the Chiltan Mountain range, is a small town comprising over 10,000 people. The town...

Tales from the dungeon: Dr Yousuf Murad Baloch (Part II)

This is the the second and final part of Dr Yousuf Murad's tale. The first part can be read here. The tales from the...

Tales from the dungeon: Dr Yousuf Murad Baloch (Part I)

This is first part of Balochistan Time's Tales from the dungeon series in which former victims of enforced disappearances tell their ordeal. Dr Yousuf Murad...

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