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Sajid Hussain a rare gem

The news of Sajid Hussain’s disappearance in Sweden is awfully shocking. He is someone who uses his pen to highlight the issue of Balochistan’s missing persons, who are abducted and killed by Pakistan’s powerful military. The very reason he was forced to become a refugee was to avoid the evident …

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The shelter from the storm

A letter to Sajid Hussain Hello Guru! Let’s make one thing clear. If you are expecting that I will write an eulogy or another emotional piece, you are wrong. I think you remember very well once I told you: “Nothing excites me anymore”. Honestly, when I said that, I was …

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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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ساجد که واترَ بیت

مالی بله نَکسے. کسَم اِنت. اَنچێن ٹێمبان انچێن گپّ کنت، مردم نزانت بِکندیت اگن بِگرێت. تئو که گار اتۓ، سۓ شمبئیئے شپا چه منا پێسر اوپسالاها رَستگ‌اَت و تئیی بِلڈنگۓ دێما اۆشتاتگ‌اَت. تان دێران. و بانُکا گوَشتگ‌اَت که هَشتا و رند اۆدا باید مه‌اۆشتیت. گُڑا بَسے گپتگ‌اَتی و کُمپێس والا …

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A withdrawn man

I first met Sajid Hussain in my hometown of Tump, a small insignificant place in the middle of nowhere in Balochistan. I can’t remember the year, but it was sometime in the late 90s or early 2000s. His cousin Asif Baloch, who was a student political activist, proudly introduced him: …

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Since our friend is missing

What I’m doing here is not right. How could I be writing about the disappearance of the man who took special interest in how best to portray the Baloch missing persons’ cases? About the man who once said the dead did not haunt him as much as the missing did? …

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سیہ گوْات ءِ ڈیہہ

نودان ۔ تپتگیں سِنگ ءُ سْریمُگیں کوہانی ڈیہہ۔ گوریچ، لوار ءُ سیہ گوْات ءِ ہنکین۔ کسانی ءَ ،کوہاں کہ سیہ گوات ءَ بَستہ ما تچاں تچان ءَ مات ءِ ہمرائی ءَ پیژگاہ ءِ تاپیں گُد ءُ تہتانی سر ءِ ایران چِتگ ءُ بان ءِ تہا پناہگیر بوتگیں۔ دروازگ ءِ بندگ …

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Akbar Bugti: A man who lived and died as he wished

It’s the first-ever comprehensive profile of prominent Baloch leader, Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, written by Sajid Hussain. We appreciate if his family members and supporters point out factual mistakes or provide us with additional information.   Despite his scandalous politics, Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti is the most talked-about person in Baloch …

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