An Open letter to members of the European Parliament

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Dear Honorable Members of the European Parliament

On behalf of Baloch Social Media Activists Association, I would like to apprise you that Pakistan’s human rights abuses in Balochistan have surpassed even the atrocities committed by military junta’s in past in Latin America. Pakistan’s crimes range from target killings to aerial bombardments, its scorched earth policy is turning Balochistan into a valley of death and destruction. Abduction of Baloch political activists by secret agencies of Pakistan army is a daily routine in Balochistan. 

Custodial killing of Baloch activists is the most brutal method that Pakistan army rampantly pursuing to deter Baloch political struggle for restoring their lost sovereignty over their homeland, Balochistan.

More than 14500 political activists have been forcibly disappeared by Pakistan secret agencies, and so far, out of them, we have received more than 500 mutilated dead bodies dumped on desolate areas of Balochistan. They all belonged to the cream of our secular society and included students, journalists, teachers and intellectuals.

Our gravest apprehension is that already a vast number of the disappeared has been liquidated under the Pakistani state’s systematic ‘dirty war’ that it is waging against the Baloch to intimidate them.

The lives of our political leaders, activists, lawyers, teachers, doctors and human rights campaigners are in extreme danger in Balochistan.

Dear Honorable members, Pakistan is a signatory of United Nations Convention against Torture, but it is brazenly flouting that well established convention with impunity in Balochistan.

Now the question is that who will ensure that this humanitarian convention is respected and that human rights and dignity are respected in Balochistan, it can be none other than world powers?

As an oppressed nation, Baloch would like to appeal to the EuropeanUnion to bring Pakistan to book in United Nations Security Council for the crimes it has committed against humanity in Balochistan and will continue to commit unless it is stopped.

Best Regards,
Baloch Social Media Association

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