Pakistani army targets civilians, political workers, human rights activists as well as social workers in Balochistan. BNM

The central spokesperson of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) condemned Pakistan for its state terrorism in Occupied Balochistan today. The spokesperson was referring to the renewed military operations in Occupied Balochistan, especially the recent crackdowns in the towns of Gomazi and Kharan where the Pakistani army targeted civilians including political and human rights activists as well as social workers. The homes of many residents including Ghulam Nabi Baloch, the vice chairperson of the BNM, Hussain Baloch, a senior leader of the BNM and Bibi Gul Baloch, the chairperson of the Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) were torched and razed by the Pakistani army.   

Pakistani soldiers killed Jamal son of Bux Rasool, a resident of Gomazi, and abducted Said Muhammad, Fakir Muhammad, Shambe, Adil son of Rehman, Ashfaq son of Sabzal, Mahm Jan son of  Nusrat, Zubair son of Asa and four school-going students whose identities have still not been confirmed because of the security situation in the town. Many homes have been immolated by the Pakistani army in Kullan area of Kharan as well. In Gresha area of district Khuzdar the Pakistani army torched one shop and many homes and BNM member Rashid Baloch son of Dost Muhammad was killed by the Pakistani army and a civilian Abdul Ghani wounded.

The spokesperson said that Pakistani barbarism will not affect resolve of the Baloch people or the BNM to win their freedom. The spokesperson further said that has and will continue to fight for Baloch freedom, undeterred by Pakistani state terrorism. The spokesperson also briefed the media regarding its Human Rights Day activities, including its campaign in Amsterdam, Holland.