We fear our relatives have been martyred: VBMP Seminar
By Hasrat Iqbal
Unease is growing day by day among the relatives of missing Baloch persons because of un-abating series of throwing mutilated bodies.
On 20th May, 2012, a seminar arranged by Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, where intellectuals and journalists discoursed. Nasrullah Baloch Chairman Voice for Baloch Missing Persons in his discourse showed concerns over the issue of missing Baloch persons. He said, “Depression is rising among the families of missing Baloch persons gradually. The relatives of missing Baloch persons are feared that their beloveds have been martyred and buried in combined graves”.
Moreover, Nasrullah Baloch informed, “their expectations have grown up from Supreme Court of Pakistan, as it helped recovered some of the missing Baloch persons. The organization VBMP had provided the proofs and a list of missing Baloch persons to the Supreme Court, who were abducted by the state security agencies. The list is also containing 143 missing Baloch women and152 Baloch children belonging to different districts of Balochistan. We also appeal to the HUMAN RIGHTS COMMESSION and INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE to recover our loved ones or play their due role about this human catastrophic”, Nasrullah Baloch appealed.
Voice Chairman VFBMP Waja Qadeer Baloch in his speech to the seminar said “State terrorism is greater than ever as past; resultantly some 400 missing Baloch have been killed during detain by tortures and other inhuman modes. Strict check of institutes on media, lawyers, and human rights activists can’t speak the truth. Whereas security agencies are busy to influence over court orders and decisions”, Qadeer Baloch notified.
The provincial president of Supreme Court Bar Zahoor Shahwani on occasion said, “95% of the missing Balochs were abducted by the Pakistani secret security agencies MI, ISI, IB and Frontier Corps”. He also alleged, “Article 9 and 10 of constitution of Pakistan prohibits detaining and murdering of any citizen without legal process. We appeal to Supreme Court to recover the missing Baloch and finish the anxiety among their families”. Mr. Shahwani solicited.
Senior journalist Akbar Azad said, “He could not speak the whole truth as he is compelled not to do so. Baloch are being treated like animals, which is disgraceful for the state and her institutes. There is no other example of such heinous crimes in the world what is being done in Balochistan”. He repentantly said.
Leading columnist and journalist Anwer Sajidi said, “State of Pakistan is diverting the Baloch National struggle into human crises to slow down the resistance by Balochs. As my opinion the struggle and sacrifices of Baloch will bring fruit a day. The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons is a beginning to an end”, he added.
The central committee member of Supreme Court Bar Abdul Khaliq Kubdani, Voice Chairman Human Rights Commission Pakistan Tahir Hussain, young and emerging journalist and columnist Shoaib Khan, Director HRCP Saeed Ahmad, President Quetta Press Club Saleem Shahid, senior journalist Shezada Zulfiqar, Voice chairman SC bar Jahanzeb Jadoon, father of missing Hafiz Saeed ur Rehman Baloch Waja Allah Bakhsh, sister Zakir Majeed Baloch, relatives and family members of missing Baloch persons also spoke to the seminar.