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Islamabad, Apr.28 (ANI): The voice of Sabeen Mahmud, a prominent member of civil society in Pakistan and a champion of rights of the missing persons in the restive province of Balochistan has been silenced forever. Mahmud was killed by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen on April 24 soon after hosting a seminar titled 'Unsilencing Balochistan' (Take 2)' at her The Second Floor (T2F) cafe in Karachi.
Islamabad, Aug. 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has given two week's deadline to the Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, police and other intelligence agencies for the recovery of missing persons in Balochistan.
ISI's role in forced disappearances proved by Pak court Aug 24, 12:00 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 24 (ANI): A Pakistan court has blamed the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for the disappearance of two labourers from the Chakwal coalmine, and said that if the missing persons are not produced before the court, appropriate action would be taken against the accused intelligence officials.
Top Pak law official orders action against 2nd ISI Brigadier in missing persons' case Jul 26, 3:35 pm
Islamabad, July 26 (ANI): Additional Attorney General of Pakistan (AAGP) has told the Supreme Court that the federal government had instructed the Balochistan government to proceed against another ISI officer Brigadier Saddique who was allegedly involved in enforced disappearance of a citizen, Ali Ahmad Bangalzai.
ISI has no faith in Pak's top law officer Jul 20, 12:12 pm
Islamabad, July 20 (ANI): The Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) has reportedly asked for a private counsel in missing persons' case indicating distrust over the Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP).
Pakistan Army behind forced disappearances in Balochistan Mar 21, 11:47 am
Islamabad, Mar. 21 (ANI): Six Pakistan army officers have been accused of being involved in the abduction of missing persons in Balochistan.
Islamabad, Sept. 19 (ANI): The chairman of Pakistan's National Assembly's Standing Committee on Human Rights has informed a UN mission, that incidents of enforced disappearances had declined sharply since the issue became the focus of the judiciary, parliament and media.
Peshawar, Sept. 19 (ANI): The director generals of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Military Intelligence (MI), along with the top police officials of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been put on notice by the Peshawar High Court in the missing persons case, and has directed them to explain their position about the whereabouts of these untraced people.
UN team probing missing persons issue says something is 'seriously wrong' in Balochistan Sep 17, 3:37 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 17 (ANI): The United Nations team visiting Quetta to look into the issue of missing persons, who met and interacted with a large number of people, including senior officials, said they have the impression that something was "seriously wrong" because of which the people are extremely worried and anxious.
Islamabad, Sept. 16 (ANI): A delegation of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances has discussed the issue of missing persons with Pakistani delegations belonging to various groups and political parties in Quetta.
Islamabad, Sept. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said no one would be allowed to investigate the missing persons' issue in the country, other than the government.
Pak Govt. taking missing persons issue seriously: Khar Sep 12, 4:44 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 12 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has welcomed the UN team on missing persons, and said the elected government had taken the issue of disappearances very seriously and was making all-out efforts to strengthen the domestic mechanisms to address the humanitarian issue and ensure rule of law in the country.
UN voices grave concern over human rights violations in Pakistan Aug 25, 11:58 am
Islamabad, Aug 25 (ANI): The United Nations has raised concern over the escalating instances of human rights violations in Pakistan, including the increasing number of missing persons in the province of Balochistan, a report has said.
Islamabad, Aug. 5 (ANI): The issue of missing persons in Balochistan has been unnecessarily played up with the intention of maligning Pakistan, the country's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, has said.
Islamabad, July 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has warned the Frontier Corps in Balochistan to produce all missing persons or face criminal action against its personnel that have been nominated in the FIRs for their alleged involvement in the abductions.
Pak SC wants all missing Baloch produced in court within a week Jul 11, 3:40 pm
Quetta, July 11 (ANI): Annoyed by non-implementation of the Supreme Court's orders, Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has directed the Balochistan home department and law enforcement agencies to recover and produce before the court all missing persons in a week's time.
Islamabad, June 19 (ANI): The Parliamentary Committee on National Security, in a bid to "limit" the intelligence agencies' role in picking up innocent citizens, will submit its recommendations on the missing persons' case to the government this month.
Quetta, June 10 (ANI): The head of a judicial commission looking into the recovery of missing persons, has said no state institution has a confirmed report about the number of missing persons.
Gilani calls for legislation on missing persons Jun 3, 1:54 pm
Islamabad, June 3 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has reportedly issued orders to make special laws regarding missing persons.
Islamabad, June 2 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court hearing into the Balochistan target killings case, has directed the interior and defence secretaries and the principal secretary to the prime minister to discuss the recovery of missing persons, and come up with a clear statement about a solution to the problem by June 4.
'Separatist movement gaining momentum in Balochistan' Jun 2, 2:38 pm
Karachi, June 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president has said a separatist movement is gaining momentum in Balochistan and to retain the restive province within the federation of Pakistan, all political parties must wake up to the alarming situation.
Quetta, June 2 (ANI): Relatives of Balochistan's missing persons have decided to boycott a hearing of the joint investigation team (JIT), which is scheduled for June 4.
Quetta, May 22 (ANI): Unable to satisfy the judges during a hearing of cases pertaining to missing persons in Balochistan, Deputy Attorney General (AG) Malik Sikander walked out of court and later submitted his resignation, only to come back as a lawyer.
Peshawar HC orders civil authorities not to help spy agencies in illegal operations May 17, 11:26 am
Peshawar, May 17 (ANI): Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, has ordered civil authorities, both in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, to avoid assisting intelligence agencies in "illegal operations", during the hearing of enforced missing persons' case.
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): Judges of the Pakistan Supreme Court raged in fury as not only did the Frontier Corps Inspector General (FC IG) Obaidullah Khattak flout their order to appear before them, but the police also said they have proof that the FC picked the three missing persons the court had ordered to produce.
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