By Malik Siraj Akbar When the prominent Baluch political activist Karima Baloch died mysteriously in Canada in December 2020, the news of her death at a young age sent shockwaves across Baluchistan. Thousands of supporters and admirers in her native Baluchistan province… Read More ›
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Karima was the first female to lead the BSO.
By Malik Siraj Akbar Months after ending an alliance with the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) at the Center over the latter’s failure to fulfill several electoral promises, former Baluchistan chief minister and the head of the Balochistan National Party (BNP)… Read More ›
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.
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 the talks and members of the Afghan civil… Read More ›