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Protest in South Korea against Pak atrocities in Balochistan

Updated: Sep 11, 2016 14:42 IST

Busan [South Korea], Sept. 11 (ANI): In yet another protest against the ongoing atrocities in Balochistan by Pakistan, the Baloch Republican Party activists today staged a protest in the port city of Busan in South Korea.

The protestors raised 'stop killing Baloch people' and 'break your silence UNO' slogans during their protest.

"We appeal to the countries who believe in democracy, human rights and freedom of speech especially groups like the European Union and the United Nations, to pressurise Pakistan to stop the ongoing genocide of Baloch people in Balochistan," said one of the protestors.

"We strongly condemn this country (Pakistan) that was formed in the name of Islam and is involved in the Genocide of Balochs." he added.

The protestor also thanked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for raising this issue.

Similar protest was also witnessed in Melbourne today where the Baloch activists raised 'stop genocide of Baloch people', 'we want peace' and 'Balochistan zindabad' slogans during their protest.

Yesterday, the Baloch National Front staged a protest in Turbat, Balochistan, condemning the abduction of Baloch women, harassment of activists and the human rights abuses being carried out by the Pakistani forces.

Earlier, Baloch Republican Party representative at the United Nations Human rights council Abdul Nawaz Bugti had stated that in different parts of Dera Bugti, people are now being abducted.

He also stated that in Turbat area, a political worker's house is under siege since the past four days and his family, mostly women and children including an infant are starving.

Bugti also emphasised that Pakistani forces have denied access to them including their own human rights organisations, who are not being allowed to visit them.

Earlier, welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on Balochistan in his Independence Day address, several Baloch activists claimed that the people of the region support him and he should take up the Baloch issue with the international community at the United Nations.

Last month, in a bid to highlight the ongoing Baloch genocide and human rights violations and the disappearance of Baloch people through the hands of Pakistani military and intelligence agencies in Balochistan, the Baloch National Movement (BNM) Germany chapter held demonstrations in different cities.

Many activists are asserting that since 2003, more than 23,000 activists, students, lawyers, women, journalists, writers and human rights defenders have been enforced disappeared by the Pakistani army and its death squads. (ANI)

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