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WORLD NEWS | Germany protests against enforced disappearances in Balochistan

WORLD NEWS | Germany protests against enforced disappearances in Balochistan

German protests against enforced disappearances in Balochistan (Photo/ANI)

Berlin [Germany]Feb. 26 (ANI): The German branch of the Balochistan National Movement staged protests in Bielefeld and the German capital Berlin against state violence against women and the arrest of Maha Balochistan in Balochistan.

Women, children and German activists also took part in these protests. The occasion came as protesters held up slogans against the forced disappearance of Baloch political activists and the arrest of Maha Baloch by Pakistani security forces.

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Addressing participants in Berlin, Asghar Ali, chairman of the German chapter of BNM, said that over the past two decades, the Pakistani army and law enforcement agencies have been involved in serious human rights abuses in Balochistan, while thousands of political Family members, social workers and even civilians have been involuntarily and forcibly killed by Pakistani security forces.

He added that the EU should review their policy towards Pakistan. Pakistan is committing serious human rights violations in Balochistan. Women and children were held for days in torture cells on false charges. Rasheeda Zahri was held in a torture cell for 13 days. The anti-terror unit enforced the disappearance of Mahal Baloch on February 17 and charged her with false allegations. Since then, her whereabouts and whereabouts are unknown.

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He added that Pakistan targeted Baloch women to silence political voices in Balochistan. Therefore, Pakistan’s ulterior motives will not succeed. This strategy will further strengthen the courage and determination of the Baloch Nation to achieve the goal of a free Baloch Nation.

Shar Hassan, joint secretary of the German branch of the Balochistan National Movement, said Pakistan has been committing serious human rights violations in Balochistan. The Pakistani Army is a terrorist army and is committing gross human rights violations in Baluchistan today, just as they did in Bangladesh in 1971. Pakistani army abuses and sexually abuses women. But these evil deeds of Pakistan did not prevent the Baluchis from gaining freedom.

He added, “Pakistan security forces abducted Mahal Baloch from her home and she was later transferred to custody along with her two daughters and other women. She was tortured in front of her two daughters. Later, they released the children and other women, but the fate of Mahal Baloch is unknown.”

Iman Baloch, a member of the Baloch National Movement, said, “The Baloch conflict began in 1948 when the region was forcibly annexed by Pakistan. Since then, the Baloch people have been fighting for their right to self-determination, The Pakistani government has responded with violence and repression. It will only get worse when the Pakistani government starts using excessive force against the Baloch people and resorts to enforced disappearances, extrajudicial killings and torture.

She added, “Human rights violations in Balochistan have reached alarming proportions. Thousands of Balochs have been killed, kidnapped or tortured by the Pakistani military and intelligence agencies. Their families are under threat and intimidation.”

Social media activist Hudahair Ellahi said that Baloch women were imprisoned along with our brothers to suppress the Baloch ethnic struggle for independence. But the occupying power in Balochistan will not be able to maintain the occupation for long.

She added that the United Nations should intervene in Balochistan over its long-standing and ongoing human rights violations and that the EU should stop funding military aid to Pakistan. (Arnie)

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