Silence of media on Baloch genocide is against principles of journalism: BSO Azad

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Silence of media on Baloch genocide is against principles of journalism: BSO Azad

Quetta: Baloch Students Organization Azad (BSO-A) Central Spokesperson appreciated the special report of the Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ); an international organization for the protection of journalists, and added that Balochistan is the dangerous region for journalists. By this report, Pakistan’s real face has been exposed to world. Military institutions of state have imposed censorship on the truth by intimidating media houses and journalists and are bolstering their negative policies in this regard.

All civil institutions of Paksitan have surrendered before the military power, are protecting their negative activities and committing abdication from their due duties. The complete silence of local and international media on enforced disappearance of Baloch youth and women in this ongoing military operation in Balochistan is against the principles of journalism.

Balochistan is suffering complete media blackout since last several decades. In local media, incidents of military operations and enforced disappearances in Balochistan are not reported, and international media is seemed to be completely silence in this regard which clarifies that institutions of mass communication have become a partner of the state in Baloch genocide.

The spokesperson further added that Balochistan is among the most dangerous regions for the journalists where lives of journalists face severe danger and many Baloch journalists have been extrajudicially killed. Haji Razaq Baloch, Lala Hameed Baloch, Javed Nasser Rind, Razaq Gull, Ilyas Nazar and lots other are the Baloch journalist killed by Pakistani military institutions.

BSO Azad spokesperson in the end of statement appealed to the international media houses and journalists to visit the affected areas of Balochistan and expose the reality to the world which would express the real exploits of Pakistan doing in Balochistan.