In occupied Balochistan the Pakistani military establishment is actively engaged in a merciless campaign to silence those Baloch who raise their voice to expose the inhuman living conditions or lack of social infrastructure and demand their basic human rights such as access to clean water, health care, education, and other such public services.
During September 2016 the Pakistan army has carried out a series of violent military operations against innocent civilians in Balochistan. Outraged Baloch activists in Balochistan and around the world have taken to the streets in Protest against Pakistan's Military Operations in Balochistan.
Claudia Heidelberg highlights serious human rights abuses and her experience with the Free Balochistan Movement
Balochi TV Online journalist Shawn Forbes interviews German Author, Correspondent, Human Rights Activist, Politician and Lawyer Claudia Heidelberg to discuss her human rights activism on behalf of the people of Balochistan and solidarity with the Free Balochistan Movement.
Since 2000 Nasrullah Baloch has spearheaded the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons organization. The VBMP have been struggling for the safe recovery of the tens of thousands of enforced disappeared Baloch people and justice for the thousands of mutilated bodies dumped by Pakistan's military, intelligence, and government agencies in Balochistan. Our anonymous regional correspondent has obtained the following exclusive interview with the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons chairman Nasrullah Baloch.
Mahgonag Baloch on a Long March from
Dusseldorf to Berlin urges activists in Germany
to join the #FreeBalochistanMovement
Under the guise of fighting terrorism and securing investments; Pakistan's military forces have continued to pave the way for the CPEC project with perpetual military campaigns in Balochistan.
In recent weeks the Pakistan Army, Intelligence Agencies and Paramilitary Frontier Corps have steadily expanded their ruthless campaign of violent military operations in occupied Balochistan. Full Scale military offensives in the Kalat, Awaran, Mashkay, Sibi, Dera Bugti and several other areas of Balochistan; were recently conducted by the Pakistani military forces.
During the week of April 10th 2016 The Baloch Republican Party Germany Chapter held a special 5 day event with Amnesty International in Leipzig Germany. Activists from BRP Germany, BRSO, as well as Amnesty International representatives held a series of exhibitions at the Leipzig University and a Panel discussion conference.
On the Final Day of the event BRP & BRSO activists in Germany held a massive protest rally in the streets of Leipzig city. Participants marched through the markets of Leipzig; displaying banners chanting slogans and distributing pamphlets to generate public awareness of Pakistan's extreme human rights abuses and forceful occupation of Balochistan.
Hospitals, medical facilities, and medical colleges throughout occupied Balochistan are severely underfunded and lack the supplies and equipment they need to operate effectively.
On April 7th 2016 in Quetta, Balochistan, a group of over 250 medical professionals held a protest rally in front of the Balochistan Government Assembly building during the Balochistan Assembly session.
A heavily armed detachment of Police and Security Forces quickly moved in on the protesting doctors and without warning commenced a violent crackdown against the demonstrators. State security forces reportedly injured at least seven and arrested as many as ten doctors during the crackdown.
BTVO special presentation about a group of patriotic Baloch activists from South Korea who recently walked over 460km from Busan to Seoul to highlight the human rights violations in Balochistan and present a memorandum to the United Nations as well as several of the International Embassies in Seoul South Korea.
During their protests in Seoul, the Walk For Freedom activists provided the following exclusive statements for Balochi TV Online.
In a desperate bid to tighten their iron grip on Balochistan and secure the flow of foreign investment capital; the Pakistan state forces are steadily accelerating their full scale military campaigns against defenseless Baloch civilians living in occupied Balochistan.
With each passing day the brutal living conditions for the people in Balochistan continues to deteriorate. But while the crisis in Balochistan continues to worsen, the mainstream international media has remained silent and the international community has adopted a position of absolute complacency.
Pakistan Accelerates the Systematic Mass Abductions and Killings of Baloch Civilians and Leaders in Balochistan
Since the beginning of 2016 the Pakistan military forces have significantly increased the frequency and severity of the perpetual military operations against civilians in occupied Balochistan. Under the Umbrella of impunity afforded to the state military forces through the PPA & NAP the Pakistan military has embarked upon a crusade of full scale military operations and mass abductions of innocent Baloch civilians and Baloch pro-independence political leaders.
The Iranian regimes cruel practices of oppression and social deprivation of ethnic minorities in Iran has resulted in widespread public discontent and political dissent. In response to the public outrage and genuine grievances of the Baloch Ahwazi & Kurdish people living in Iranian occupied territories; the Iranian regime has enforced a systematic policy of arresting and executing people on an ethnic or religious basis without any legitimate criminal charges, due process, legal representation or fair trial.
Qalandrani Family Details the Severe Persecution Inflicted by the Pakistan Security Forces in Balochistan
Today; across Balochistan, almost every Baloch family have been effected from Pakistan's army, FC and its notorious ISI's atrocities. The victims are the loving fathers & mothers, lovely sisters, dear brothers, relatives close friends and next-door neighbors. We at BTVO reached out to the Qalandrani Family so they might share their painful story in their own words for the world to hear. The Qalandrani family agreed to provide the following recorded interview to detail the abduction of their family members and expose the Pakistan state's targeted persecution of their family.
Pakistan's systematic violent persecution of innocent civilians including Women, Children and peaceful political workers in occupied Balochistan is continually escalated in both severity and frequency.
With total disregard for international humanitarian standards; Pakistan's military forces have blatantly engaged in serious human rights violations with complete impunity.
BTVO Exclusive Interview - Human Rights Activist Mama Qadeer Exposes the Persecution of Baloch Political Activists in Pakistan
A determined and renowned activist, Mama Qadeer led the over 2000 km Voice of Baloch Missing Persons Long March from Quetta to Karachi and on to Islamabad whereupon Mama Qadeer and the Long March participants delivered a memorandum to the United Nations detailing the 18,000+ disappeared Baloch.
For over 6 years; the now Iconic activist Mama Qadeer, has been engaged in a personal crusade to continue raising awareness of the state's campaign of enforced disappearances and extra-judicial killings in occupied Balochistan.
Throughout the month of October the Pakistan Army has continued to escalate the brutalities and violence inflicted upon innocent Baloch civilians. Entire regions are cordoned off while massive deployments of Gunship helicopters and ground forces indiscriminately bombard residential districts and civilian areas. While the Occupier State continues to escalate their genocidal military campaign and oppressive policies in occupied Balochistan, the united nations and international community remains reluctant to raise the issue of Pakistan's severe war crimes and human rights violations.
شهيد " بلوشستان "نمر و . القوي القبلي الزعيم و البارز البلوشي الزعيم استشهاد ذكرى في نحتفلاليوم
الوطن نواب أكبر خان بوغتي . في كلماته وصف نواب أكبر خان بوغتي حياته قائلا
For the past 8 weeks the Pakistan army has engaged in constant military operations in the Awaran, Mashkay, Panjgoor, Dasht, Turbat, Besima, Kalat, Dera Bugti and a number of other regions of Occupied Balochistan. Hundreds of Baloch villages have been decimated in the ongoing series of heavy bombardments. Currently numerous villages in these and several other areas remain heavily besieged by the State Forces and large numbers of Baloch people are being displaced, abducted, killed and injured; including women, children, elders and innocent unarmed civilians.
Today we commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the prominent Baloch leader and powerful tribal chief; the "Tiger of Balochistan" Shaheed-e-Watan Nawab Akber Khan Bugti. In our tribute we celebrate his life achievements and explore his journey from a young Bugti nawabzada to legendary leader of the Baloch National Liberation Struggle.
For nearly a month now the Pakistan Army has besieged dozens of villages at Awaran and surrounding areas of Occupied Balochistan. On July 18th during the sacred Islamic festival of Eid al Fitr; the Pakistan army began a series of full scale military operations in Awaran and Mashkay areas using heavy artillery, gunship helicopters and fighter jets to indiscriminately decimate the impoverished communities of the region.
على مر العصور في العديد من الدول المحتل قد حرم السكان الأصليين من بناء تاريخهم الأصيل وتم استبداله مع النسخة الملفقة الخاصة من التاريخ. اليوم ايران هي مثال ساطع على دولة الاحتلال التي نفت بشكل منهجي السكان الأصليين مثل البلوش والأكراد و العرب و الأهواز الحقوق الأساسية في أوطانهم الخاصة بهم .
BLF Leader Dr Allah Nazar Baloch Details Baloch Resistance to Pakistan's Violent Occupation of Balochistan
BBC Urdu recently obtained an interview with the Baloch Liberation Front leader Dr. Allah Nazar Baloch. The BLF Commander-in-Chief discussed a variety of topics with BBC Urdu correspondent Riaz Sohail (twitter- @RiazSangi ) including the ongoing military operations in Balochistan to facilitate the foreign exploitation of Baloch resources and the Baloch Liberation Front's resistance to Pakistan's violent occupation of the Baloch ancestral homeland.
After 64 years of Pakistani occupation, Balochistan is still completely deprived of development and prosperity. Despite the continual plunder of Balochistan's vast natural resources and exploitation of the regions significant strategic value; civil progress in Balochistan remains relatively unchanged during the past 65 years of illegitimate Pakistani occupation. Today, the Impoverished Baloch people still live in primitive conditions, deprived of even the most basic necessities of life including Water and Education.
On June 30th 2015; the Pakistani Army Forces attacked Mehi village in Mashkay with mortar rounds and heavy machine guns. Aerial support from gunship helicopters and fighter jets was also deployed against the rural village.
At least 8 and as many as 14 people were killed during the attack. Additionally Dozens of people were injured during the attack, Including numerous women & children. A number of whom later died as result of injuries sustained during the attack.
May 28th 2015 marked the seventeenth anniversary of five underground nuclear tests conducted in the Chagai area of Baluchistan by the Pakistani government. The effects upon the civilian population and environment of Balochistan were drastic. Due to the secretive nature of the tests, the indigenous Baloch people in the Chagai region received no advance warning. In the years following the nuclear blasts; Baloch civilians have described severe long-term health and environmental effects that may be attributable to nuclear testing in the region.
For many years the Iranian Regime has been systematically exterminating minority groups in the numerous territories it occupies. Innocent civilians in Baloch Kurdish, Ahwazi, and Turkish occupied regions of Iran are being arbitrarily arrested and executed without any evidence or trial.
In addition to the mass arrests and barbaric executions; Iranian Armed Forces are also continually directing heavy military force against civilians in the occupied territories. Forced evictions of indigenous peoples, bulldozing villages, enforced abductions, and indiscriminately killing innocent civilians traders and motorists have become commonplace for the ethnic minorities in occupied Iran.
BTVO Exclusive Interview: Dr Ababagar Baloch Examines The Challenges Facing Education in Balochistan
In an exclusive interview with Baloch Students Action Committee Chairperson Dr Ababagar Baloch we examine the deteriorating state of education in occupied Balochistan, and the events surrounding the recent mass arrests and unlawful detentions of Baloch student protestors at Bolan Medical College in Quetta.
Chinese president Xi Jinping recently visited Pakistan to ratify a $46 billion dollar “economic corridor” investment treaty and personally inaugurate several joint projects with the Pakistani State to forcefully accelerate the exploitation of Balochistan’s natural resources. The Chinese president also pledged full support for Pakistan’s ruthless military aggression against the indigenous Baloch people; under the pretense of fighting terrorists.
Balochistan’s provincial government has frequently failed to provide and maintain basic services to its constituents, including clean water, health care, schooling, employment, and shelter. Thousands of Baloch people have also been internally displaced by violence and natural disasters.
The Pakistani state has fabricated absurd claims of dramatic showdowns with insurgents simply to facilitate the convenient disposal of abducted Baloch and justify further military expenditures in Balochistan. The Occupier State and their Sycophant Parliamentarians have grown fearful of the ever growing Baloch freedom movement. In a desperate bid to tighten their grip on Balochistan’s wealth of resources; the Pakistani Army is taking immediate measures to significantly accelerate their violent genocide in occupied Balochistan.