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Lateef Johar on hunger strike to protest abduction of BSO-Azad chairman Zahid Baloch
In 1948 the independent state of Kalat, under duress, acceded to the newly created country of Pakistan. Since then the Baluch have fought five insurgencies in an effort to secure the rights promised them in various treaties with both the British government and Pakistan.
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  • thumbnail imageLong-ignored ethnic strife cuts off Pakistan’s gas

    Millions of Pakistanis are suddenly without gas supplies after ethnic Baloch separatists blew up three pipelines from gas-rich Balochistan Province to the country’s most populous Punjab Province. The attack serves as a powerful reminder that the forces of entropy in Pakistan are not limited to Islamic militants and hostilities with neighboring nations.
  • thumbnail imageThe Plunder of Saindak’s Copper and Gold

    The Saindak copper-gold mine is counted amongst the mineral resources that mark Balochistan as a rich land. Despite the existence of gold and copper in great amounts and with great value, the Baloch nation is unable to benefit from it because the Chinese exploitation of Baloch resources is continued with the assistance of state authorities and the establishment. The Saindak production or so-called Baloch share has never been utilized for development of Baloch and Balochistan.
  • thumbnail imageSecuring the Cyber Frontier

    Every website we visit, every email and instant message we send, every comment posted on social media, every time we make a phone call, whenever we withdraw money from a cash dispenser, or when we cross by a CCTV, we are giving away intelligence.
  • thumbnail imageLetter on behalf of imprisoned hactivist Jeremy Hammond

    Jeremy Hammond, a former member of the hacking network Anonymous who has become a cause célèbre for hacktivists, civil libertarians and those concerned about the rights of whistleblowers, is a gifted young computer programmer who is currently spending a decade in prison. His crime? Leaking information from the private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting, information which revealed that Stratfor had been spying on human rights activists at the behest of corporations and the U.S. government.
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