Statement of Chairman Missing Persons Commission doesn’t represent facts and is dissemination of military institutions’ stance: BSO Azad
The Central Spokesperson Baloch Students Organization Azad said on the occasion of the International Day of the Enforced Disappearance that the practice of enforced disappearance is continued with severe intensity in entire Balochistan and the number of the enforcedly disappeared persons is increasing with severe speed.
The number of the enforcedly missing persons has crossed 40,000 in Balochistan. Youth, elder, children and women are among the missing persons and nearly five thousand missing persons were killed during torture and their mutilated bodies were thrown in deserted areas in Balochistan.
The issue of the enforcedly disappeared persons is attaining a dangerous direction in Balochistan and the silence of the international institutions and human rights organization is oxygenating the barbarism of the state of Pakistan. If the international institutions and human rights organization won’t break their silence over the issue of the enforcedly disappeared persons and won’t take any measure for its solution, then human tragedy would generate in Balochistan.
The spokesperson said that Pakistan has converted Balochistan into a no-go area by the use of its barbaric power and has completely banned the practice of politics. Leaders and activists of BSO Azad which believe in the peaceful and democratic means of struggle and other hundreds of political leaders and activists have been killed after facing inhuman torture in the secret torture cells of state and their bodies were disfigured and thrown in deserted areas.
To highlight the issue of the enforced disappearance on local and international levels, all peaceful, legal and democratic means were used. For the recovery of the missing persons, protest camps were staged in Quetta, Karachi and Islamabad, long march was marched from Quetta to Islamabad, awareness has been shared through protest demonstrations and seminars, unto death hunger strike camp was staged against the enforced disappearance of Zahid Baloch, several institutions were provided the details of the issue of the enforced disappearance in Balochistan, but verbal attempts were made for the solution of this important human issue only.
The spokesperson, in the end of the statement, termed the statement of the Chairman Missing Persons Commission Justice (r) Javed Iqbal shameful and rejected it, and said that Pakistani military institutions are responsible of the enforced disappearances in Balochistan and such statements are the dissemination of stance of the military institutions.