Geneva, September 13: Baloch and Sindhi activists protested at Broken Chair in front of the United Nations office on Friday. The activists carried out protests against enforced disappearances and atrocities committed by the Pakistan Army. The protests came days after Pakistan raised Kashmir issue in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi accused India of Human Rights violation in Jammu and Kashmir after the Narendra Modi government abrogated Article 370. Baloch Hold Anti-Pakistan Protest to Demand Release of Disappeared Activists.

On Wednesday also, Baloch activists protested carried out similar protests in Geneva against Pakistan. Secretary-general of Baloch Human Rights Council, Samad Baloch called Pakistan a "breeding ground" for terrorism. He also termed Islamabad a "rogue state" with no law and justice. Baloch further added, “We have suffered a lot. Our socio-cultural, economic rights have been denied. Balochistan has been plundered, they have looted our resources.” Baloch Activist Hits out at Pak for 'running' After Kashmir, Highlights Its Atrocities Against Minorities.

ANI's Update:

President of Baloch Republican Party, Brahumdagh Bugti, in a video message posted on his Facebook account on Thursday also slammed the Pakistani Army and Inter-Services Intelligence against enforced disappearances, torture and killings of Baloch people. He said that Pakistan is socially, economically and financially is on the verge of destruction, and its leadership is running after Kashmir.

(With inputs from ANI)

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