It is not as if Baluchistan has not produced these immensely articulate female activists. It’s just that Islamabad has been able to silence and quickly replace Baluchistan’s authentic female voices.
By Malik Siraj Akbar Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has been elected as Baluchistan’s new chief minister for a second term, seemingly as a reward for spearheading a successful rebellion against his predecessor Jam Kamal Khan. They both belong to the… Read More ›
The Speaker is supposed to be neutral. The whole campaign against Kamal indicated that Bizenjo was intentionally promoting dispute within the ruling party to benefit from the situation.
This process seems heavily engineered for Baluchistan’s tribal elite and not the public. The focus is so much on the province’s sardars, their children and grandchildren that the government seems to be missing the whole point about the province and the common citizen.
Malik Siraj Akbar, editor The Baluch Hal, discusses the background and the context of various armed sectarian groups that operate in Baluchistan, Pakistan and parts of Iranian Baluchistan province.
The Baluch Hal editor Malik Siraj Akbar discusses the recent killing of 11 Shia-Hazara coal miners in Baluchistan’s Mach area and the background of these sectarian attacks.
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 ›
WASHINGTON DC: Dr. Tara Chand, former President of the Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) USA Chapter and a former minister in the Baluchistan government, has announced the formation of a new political organization in the United States to advance the struggle… Read More ›
Kamal confirmed the news in a tweet