TBP Editorial Balochistan is home to an armed struggle for independence for last two decades, but a dramatic uptick in attacks against Pakistani military has been noticed in last few days. The Pakistani Army suffered heavy losses in these attacks...
The fishermen of Gwadar have been protesting for last two months. They demand stoppage of fish trawling in the sea, which has destroyed the natural habitats and has risked extinction of marine life. The practice has also resulted in...
Few days ago a bill was presented in Pakistan’s upper legislative house (The Senate) to transfer the rights to Rekodiq reservoir and other mineral resources to the federal government. The bill was passed without any significant opposition. Prior to...

Mama Qadeer – TBP Editorial

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The life of a 69-year-old bank manager at United Bank’s Hazarganji branch in Quetta changed forever after his son went missing on 13 February 2009. Known then as Qadeer Reki, the old man was looking forward to...
On 4th September a normal wedding ceremony was underway in Quetta, everyone seemed cheerful on the face of it but there was a sense of dread in the environment. Not because there was any particular concern but because the...
On 15th of August, the news of Taliban takeover of Kabul and Afghan President’s unexpected escape astonished the entire world. The sudden change startled the Afghan nation who are rightly frightened about their future and hard-earned freedom. Thousands of Afghans...
Yet again, there are unfortunate reports that four more Bugti refugees have been target killed in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan. Confirming the news, head of Baloch Republican Party and leader of Bugti tribe, Brahmdagh Bugti has said that brutal killing...
Balochistan, with an abundance of mineral resources, lays in abject poverty due to mismanagement and oppression that has continued for decades. The gross unemployment and poverty in the region is one of the worst in the world.
Due to its continental climatic conditions, Balochistan suffers from extreme weather throughout the year. In upper highlands of Balochistan the summers are very hot but similarly the temperature easily and often falls below the freezing point in...
Before dawn on Sunday, miners working on a coal field in Geshtri were resting in their residential quarters before the start of another gruelling shift. However, for many the next shift never commenced. In...