BHRC representative highlighted the worsening human rights situation in Balochistan

Geneva: The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) representative Jamshaid Amiri highlighted the worsening human rights situation in Balochistan, in his intervention speech during the 41st session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) held on 3rd July 2019.

He emphasised that “the security forces of Pakistan and the Ayatollahs in Iran have for the decades been following the policy of disenfranchising the Baloch of their socio-cultural values. They have curbed their economic rights and political freedom. These have led the Baloch down the way of destruction. The state brutalities have resulted in a humanitarian crisis in Balochistan”.

Jamshaid Amiri during the 41st session of the UNHRC

Thousands of the Baloch have been made subject to enforced disappearances and extra-judicial killings in Pakistan, and on the other hand, the Baloch in Iran face summary executions, public hangings and inhumane torture. These are all being done to counter the demand of the Baloch people to exercise their right to national self-determination as mentioned in the UN charter on Human Rights. said Amiri in his intervention.

Mr Amiri urged the UN to pressurise Pakistan and Iran in order to stop the gross violation of human rights perpetrated by the two countries in Balochistan.

Source: Balochistan Affairs

Humanitarian Crisis in Balochistan: an exposition in Geneva – By BHRC

Billboards and cargo bikes exhibiting the message about the sufferings of the people of Balochistan in Geneva during the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Organized by the Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) Video Courtesy: Times of Geneva
Mr. Paulo Casaca, Executive Director South Asia Democratic Forum attended BHRC’s event and expressed concern over the silence of the International community on Pakistan state’ committed human rights violations in Balochistan. Video Courtesy: Times of Geneva
Mr. Ryszard Czarnecki, a member of the European Parliament attended as one of the speakers in the BHRC’s convened conference at Broken Chair, Geneva entitled, “Balochistan of Pakistan: the human cost”. Video Courtesy: Times of Geneva
Posters of the Forced Disappeared students and political activists displayed at Broken Chair Geneva as part of BHRC’s awareness campaign during the 40th session of the Human Rights Council. Video Courtesy: Times of Geneva
Baloch Human Rights Council’s awareness campaign highlighting the human rights violations being perpetrated by the state authorities in Balochistan. It was during the 40th session of the UNHRC in Geneva. Video Courtesy: Times of Geneva
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 12 (ANI): Baloch activists have raised the issue of gross human rights violations in Balochistan by Pakistan Army and their proxy terror organizations during the ongoing 40th session of UN Human Rights Council here today. A conference titled “Balochistan of Pakistan – The Human Cost” was organized by Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) at a tent at Broken Chair, in front of the UNHRC. A hashtag #Balochgenocide was also launched during the event.

BHRC’s Geneva Awareness Campaign during the 40th session of the UNHRC

The BHRC’s convened three days campaign commenced on 10thMarch 2019 by setting up of a Tent at the Broken Chair in Geneva with a noticeable sized note reading, “Save The Baloch” and “#Baloch Genocide” erected on the roadside. The campaign concluded on 13thMarch 2019, comprising of various activities.