The Baloch Hal Editorial December 30th, 2009 By Malik Siraj Akbar Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani visited the Baloch port town of Gwadar on Tuesday. In his two-day visit, the primer would inaugurate an international airport in Gwadar and many other “development projects”. It was the first visit of the head of the federal … Read more
This is a beautiful Balochi song written by Waja Ghulam Mohammad Shaeed and sung by Arif Baloch. Ghulam Mohammad was arrested and subsequently killed allegedly by the Pakistani state intelligence agencies along with two of his politcal friends, Lala Munir Ahmed Baloch Shaeed and Sher Mohammad Baloch Shaeed.
Another Insurgency Gains in Pakistan THE NEW YORK TIMES BY CARLOTTA GALL Published: July 11, 2009 TURBAT, Pakistan — Three local political leaders were seized from a small legal office here in April, handcuffed, blindfolded and hustled into a waiting pickup truck in front of their lawyer and neighboring shopkeepers. Their bodies, riddled with bullets … Read more
By Malik Siraj Akbar While brutally shooting three top Baloch nationalist leaders last month at an unknown location near Turbat district, the murderers must have been comforted that no genuine investigation would ever follow to trail their roots. The eyewitnesses who saw Balochistan National Movement chairman Ghulam Mohammad Baloch, vice president Lala Munir Ahmed Baloch … Read more
News Analysis By Malik Siraj Akbar Violent and inexorable reactions seen all over Balochistan on the extra-judicial killing of three prominent Baloch nationalist leaders are being compared to what was seen in the country’s troubled province soon after the murder of late Nawab Akbar Bugti in August 2006. While the Pervez Musharraf regime continued to … Read more
I have not been blogging for some days because I do not have an internet connection these days. I am ashamed of not having blogged during the days when our three wajas have been brutally murdered. Since the abduction of John Solecki, this blog has attracted a considerable number of foreign, mainly American, readers. So … Read more