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Four Baloch women forcibly picked up since yesterday

Update: The four Baloch women forcibly disappeared by paramilitary FC personnel yesterday were handed over to the civilian Levies force earlier today. Awaran’s Levies officials released a photo of the women, claiming they were arrested for possession of arms and ammunition.   Pakistan’s security forces have reportedly whisked away at …

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The role of law in Baloch-Pakistan conflict

Why ask the Baloch to follow Pakistan’s constitution, when the state itself disregards its laws in punishing the Baloch for not following Pakistan’s constitution? The constitution is a social contract between the state and its citizens to govern and to be governed under a set of agreed-upon laws. The Baloch …

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Tales from the Dungeon: Dr Naseem Baloch (Part II)

In the Tales from the Dungeon series of Balochistan Times, former victims of enforced disappearance recount their ordeal. Dr Naseem Baloch was forcibly disappeared twice. He was first whisked away by security forces in 2005 along with Dr Imdad Baloch, Dr Allah Nizar, Dr Yousuf Murad, Ghulam Rasool, Akhtar Nadeem …

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