The current situation in Balochistan seems conducive for a political upheaval as widespread protests have erupted in the province against what the locals describe as the excesses of the death squads and criminal gangs allegedly backed by the establishment to keep a check on the establishment’s critics in the province.
By Malik Siraj Akbar The Baluch generally keep their expectations low when it comes to human rights. When somebody goes missing, the benchmark is kept so low that the mere recovery of the […]
The Swedish authorities must do whatever they can to recover Sajid because his survival is vital to the whole of Baluchistan.
This must not be deemed as Jam Kamal’s fight alone. It’s everyone’s fight and everyone has a role in it. While the Balochistan government has certainly made mistakes on the way, it is essential to build and enhance the government’s capacity to tackle this epidemic.
It is important for Jam Kamal and the team to realize that this situation is not all about them, nor is it a moment of personal publicity. It is a dire situation. They must keep themselves and their photos behind and let their actions speak for them.
By Malik Siraj Akbar The United States and the Taliban have finally signed a peace deal in Doha after several months of intense negotiations. With the actual Afghan government primarily excluded from […]
By Malik Siraj Akbar In 2018, Balochistan witnessed political earthquakes on at least three different fronts. All these tumultuous changes emanated from different sources and targeted specific goals. All these political rebellions […]
By Malik Siraj Akbar It is midnight in Balochistan. A WhatsApp group called the Baloch Journalist Circle remains abuzz. There are around a hundred notifications. These are messages from reporters from across […]