Baloch National Movement's central spokesperson condemned the killing of Professor Hasan Zafar Arif. He said that state of Pakistan will suffer failure in extinguishing the lights of knowledge. Prof Hasan Zafar Arif laid his life for fighting the cause of oppressed and enslaved nations. He added, Baloch National Movement views the determination, struggle and principles of Shaheed Professor with great esteems and pay him rich tribute on behalf of the Baloch people.
The spokesman stated that Pakistan can slay an ideological person bodily, but it would not be able to extinguish the lights of those glow (with their convictions and bloods). He further added that Shaheed Prof Hasan Arif had tried to resolve the problem of national and class struggle in the prism of historical and materialistic perspectives with his words and actions, which not only Baloch nation but all oppressed nations of the world regard, his vision, with great esteems.
Professor Zafar always struggled against the oppression and cruelties and did not compromise his vision. He was Socrates of his time; rather, he surpassed Socrates due to his believe on materialistic philosophy. Like Shaheed Professor Saba Dashtyari, Prof Hasan Zafar Arif also converted knowledge into action and panicked the rulers from their fortresses. He never compromised his ideology for self-vested interests.
On his relation with MQM, the spokesman observed that Late Professor was a strong critic of MQM, and termed it as a fascist and Anti Mohajir party. However, when MQM and Mohajir were alienated and state forces made their life difficult, the principled teacher, rather than to set home, stepped out of streets for the right of his people. He preferred death over silence against state atrocities on his people.
The central spokesman remarked despite the existing differences with MQM political vision, BNM endorses to the vision and struggle of Shaheed Professor Hasan Zafar Arif; And hoped that Sindhi and Urdu speaking people wouldn't spoil the sacrifices of late professor and will take the revenge of every fallen drop of his blood from the bloodthirsty state of Pakistan.