On January 27, twenty-three members of AWP (Awami workers party) and PTM (Pashtun Tahafuz Movement) were arrested in Pakistan's capital—Islamabad. They were protesting against the arrest of PTM chief Manzoor Pashteen. Pakistan's leading newspapers...
Justice Delayed is Justice DeniedTBP Editorial Turbat is the second largest city of Balochistan. Like its name, it is turning into a literal Turbat( a grave). Although this city has witnessed bloodshed since...
On Friday, March 28, online newspaper Balochistan Times revealed its editor-in-chief, Sajid Hussain has been missing since March 2. The 39-year-old was last seen at 11am on March 2 in the Swedish city of Uppsala.
Let’s forget for a moment that Baloch movement is not 70 years old and stories of enforced disappearances had not started half a century ago, but all this started at the beginning of this millennium. What have the last...
The Pakistan People’s Party led government in 2009 announced the much hyped-up Aghaz-e-Haqooq e Balochistan project to “address the longstanding grievances” of the area. The package included political, administrative, economic and educational initiatives for people of the poor region...
On 16th April 2020, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan issued non-bailable arrest warrants against 15 people, allegedly belonging to the banned Balochistan Liberation Army, for being involved in an attack on the Chinese consulate on November 23, 2018. The...
The seventy years of ‘forced marriage’ between Balochistan and Pakistan has a long history of betrayal and fake promises. It begins with the betrayal of Khan Kalat’s brother Prince Abdul Karim and continues with the imprisonment of Nawab Noroz...
On Sunday, Pakistan’s major opposition parties flexed a power-show in Quetta against the federal government. This is the third such event by the 11 – party anti-government Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM). Like the preceding two, the event in Quetta...
Collective punishment is more often considered as physically hurting a group of people for someone else’s wrongdoings. This has been a common occurrence in erstwhile FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas), where whole villages were punished whenever Pakistani forces were...
Baloch students have been under protest for the last fifteen days against the unavailability of the internet for online classes in Balochistan. The first protest camp was set up in Sindh’s largest city Karachi and later similar camps were...