Articles for tag: Baloch women, enforced disappearances

News Desk

Accused Baloch women sent to prison for lack of women-only lock-ups

The four Baloch women forcibly disappeared by paramilitary personnel and then handed over to the civilian law enforcers last week have now been shifted to prison for lack of women-only lock-ups at the police station. The Anti-Terrorism Department had requested a judicial magistrate yesterday, December 2, to let them shift the women, booked on terrorism ...

News Desk

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 least four Baloch women from ...

Sameer Mehrab

A photo by an unknown artist about power politics.

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 people had no role in ...

Dr Naseem 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 and Ali Nawaz Gohar, all ...