Pakistan: Pakistani forces attacked the Baloch students for protesting against the tyranny of military rule in Balochistan. The cases of physical intimidation and enforced disappearances of the local Baloch population have significantly increased even as the offensive against the Baloch liberation force rages on, International Forum for Rights and Security (IFFRAS) Reported.
The protest was staged by the Balock Republican Party UK in January in London against the alleged brutality of Pakistani forces and army in Balochistan’s Gwadar.
The party shared the information via Twitter and stated that they are staging a protest in London against the Pakistani forces and their actions in Balochistan. The aim of the protest is to extend solidarity and support to the students protesting in the region.
The protest was triggered by the kidnapping of Siraj Noor and Mohammad Arif. It was reported that the Pakistani forces were responsible for their alleged kidnapping when they were on holiday in their hometown, resulting in demonstrations across the country.
The local residents of Balochistan took to the streets in different places, such as Khuzdar district, on Sunday. The demonstrators blocked the main highway in the region, especially after Pakistani forces targeted the local people and students.
The protests and the blockage of the highway resulted in the long quests of wrecked cars and created huge inconveniences for the commuters.
Siraj Noor, who is one of the missing, is a 6-semester law student studying at Sargodha University. On the other hand, the other missing named, Muhammad Arif is a MA from Balochistan University in 2022. Various schools have also condemned the forced disappearance of young people, and the government of Pakistan has not given any clarification on the matter.
Balochistan National Party leader Akhtar Mengal had also accused and raised the issue that the Pakistan security forces is indulging in the practices of the fake encounters and kidnapping of the local citizens of Balochistan.