Apr 13, 2018

Balochistan: Four Arbitrarily Abducted by Pakistani Forces

Four Baloch individuals were abducted by Pakistani forces on Tuesday 10 April 2018 in the districts of Kech Balochistan and Gwadar Balochistan. Of these four abducted, three are students. These abductions, which have been denounced by Baloch human rights campaigners, occured following other incidents. On Thursday 5 April 2018, Pakistani forces had abducted school teacher and local Imam Maulana Abdul Razzak. Previously, outcry in the region had also been heard by the recent disappearance of Baloch poet Amanat Hasrat on Tuesday 3 April 2018.

This article has been published by Balochwarna News: 

Pakistan armed forces have abducted at least four Baloch including three students from different areas of district Kech Balochistan on Tuesday (10th April 2018).

According to details, the Pakistan FC and intelligence agencies raided a house and abducted Baloch student Sana Jan son of Khair Jan resident of Toba region in Panjgur district Kech Balochistan.

Meanwhile, in Kilkaor area of Panjgur Pakistani military and FC continued their offensive for the third consecutive day.

Local sources say that residents of the operation affected areas are being forcibly expelled from their houses and military is taking over the houses of poor people.

In another incident, Pakistan forces abducted two Baloch students from Amri Kahn region of district Kech Balochistan.

The victims who have been named as Qasim son of Sawal Khan and Jalal son of Murad were arrested during a raid on their house.

Another Baloch man has been abducted from Pasni region of district Gwadar Balochistan.

The abducted man has been identified as Deldaar Baloch a residence of Shadi Kaor in Pasni, Gwadar.

Baloch Human Rights campaigners have been continuously complaining that Pakistan forces are involved in human rights violations including enforced-disappearances in Balochistan.

The recent waved of military offensives and disappearances are mostly focused on district Kech and Gwadar where most parts of the CPEC route and projects are located.

The pro-freedom Baloch parties have long been complaining that Pakistan is involved in war crimes in Balochistan to appease China and that China is also supporting and encouraging Pakistan to intensify its atrocities against Baloch people.

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