Baloch Martyrs’ Day observed on 13 November


Baloch nation observed 13 November as Baloch Martyrs Day alike every year. Protests, demonstrations, candlelight processions, paying visits to martyrs’ graveyard, get together of families and prayers marked the Baloch Martyrs Day on Wednesday in Balcohistan and many other parts of the world.

This day is selected to pay tribute and respect to every Baloch who has sacrificed their life for independence and defense of their motherland, Balochistan.

This day reflects the sacrifice of Mir Mehrab Khan Baloch (ruler) of Balochistan and hundreds of his comrades against the British invasion on 13 November 1839.

Baloch activists the world over launched a twitter campaign with hashtag #13NovBalochMartyrsDay to raise awareness about Balochistan and ongoing Baloch genocide.


Martyrs’ day was also commemorate in the protesting camp of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP). VBMP, a campaign group by families of victims, completed its 7775th day of uninterrupted protest on November 13.

VBMP claims that more than 40,000 Baloch men, women, and children are under Pakistani custody. It also alleges that at least 5,000 missing persons have been killed and dumped over last one decade.