Publications related to Balochistan

Apr 01, 2020

A Tale of Three Ports: The Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Unrepresented Peoples in Pakistan and China

The first chapter looks into the most important development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): the expansion of the deep-water sea port in Gwadar. Following a deal shrouded in mystery between the Pakistan and Chinese governments, the port was handed over to China without due consideration for the local Baloch people. Today the project is currently being implemented without addressing the...

Apr 01, 2020

A Tale of Three Ports: The Impact of the Belt...

The UNPO has released the report A Tale of Three Ports: The Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Unrepresented Peoples in Pakistan and China, showing how China’s BRI is placing an additional...

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Feb 19, 2020

Divergence of EU, US Trade & Human Rights...

The UNPO has submitted a report to the members of the European Parliament International Trade Committee (INTA) highlighting concerns with regard to the systemic and widespread religious persecution in...

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Apr 07, 2017

UNPO’s UPR Report Denounces Ongoing Human Rights...

  In 2012, UNPO’s report on the occasion of Pakistan’s second cycle UPR focused on the critical issue of enforced disappearances in Sindh and Balochistan, and on the severe natural...

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Oct 13, 2016

Conference Report: Land of Forsaken Voices –...

The report contains transcripts of the speeches given at the event, namely of the opening remarks by Mr Nasser Boladai (President of UNPO), by Senator Paul Strauss (D-DC) and UNPO Programme Manager Ms...

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Sep 23, 2016

UNPO Contributes to UN Report on Enforced and...

An enforced or involuntary disappearance occurs when a person is secretly abducted or imprisoned with some involvement of government officials, at least in the form of acquiescence. This is then followed...

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Sep 19, 2016

Conference Report: Faces of Oppression – Human...

The report contains transcripts of the speeches given at the side event, namely of the opening remarks by Mr Merhan Baluch (Baloch representative to the United Nations), by human rights campaigner Mr Noordin...

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Aug 11, 2015

UNPO Publishes Report “Buried Human Rights,...

The human rights situation in Balochistan, which covers parts of Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, is drastically deteriorating with little attention from the international community. The side-event was...

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Sep 01, 2014

When Secrecy Allows Atrocity: UNPO Launches Report...

  The Members of UNPO are no strangers to the reality of enforced disappearances. Indigenous peoples and minority groups are disproportionately affected by enfroced disappearances in their struggles...

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Mar 14, 2014

UNPO Conference on Balochistan at the UN in Geneva:...

Following the opening remarks of Mehran Baluch, the Baloch representative to the UN, Johanna Green, UNPO Programme Coordinator, and Noordin Mengal, Baloch representative and human rights campaigner,...

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Mar 19, 2013

Three Human Rights Reports To Shed Light On Persecution...

UNPO has recently submitted three reports on the occasion of the 50th Session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights due to take place in Geneva, from 29 April - 17 May 2013. The Committee...

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Dec 22, 2010

UNPO Delegation Makes Impact At UN Forum

  22 December 2010   Two UNPO staff members led a delegation of over 20 representatives of 11 minority groups to participate in the Forum, which took place over the course of three days at...

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