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A Blatant Campaign of Ethnic Cleansing – By Shawn Forbes

Mass abductions, torture and executions, target killing of Baloch have become daily routine in Balochistan, Where the state forces are alleged for conducting brutal and endless campaign of violence against the indigenous people of Balochistan.

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Origional KL bill contained important points in favor of the indigenous people of Sindh, Balochistan and NWFP

by Shakeel Nizamani, Calgary, Canada

…Origional bill contained important points in favor of the indigenous people of Sindh, Balochistan and NWFP. The negotiating team from Pakistan got it amended and deleted the point in our favor. Right Wing extremists and establishment has been protesting against even the present aid bill that demands continuity of civilian and democratic set up. We need to encounter right wing propaganda by demanding the implementation of original version.

Courtesy: SANAlist

IPs of river Indus demonstrate against ‘contract system on fishing’

Report by: Wasim Wagha, Centre for Indigenous Peoples of Indus (CIPI)

Kihals and Mors, referred as indigenous peoples of Indus valley, stretched within 350 kilometer from Chashma Barrage district Dera Ismail Khan to Ghazi Ghat district Dera Ghazi Khan, on banks of river Indus. The only historical references available on the community are the colonial ones. Almost all Gazetteers of that time speak aboutthis riverine community but only to count. Curiously this group has totally disappeared in all Pakistan ’s census reports. Almost 90%of these people do not even own national identity cards. They experienced both joys and pains of life with river Indus. They are noninterventionists.

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Another World Is Possible

unchainedKARACHI: WSF activists call for action against capitalism
By Shamim-ur-Rahman
Courtesy and Thanks: Daily Dawn

KARACHI, Feb 7: Liberal and progressive participants of the World Social Forum event held on Saturday strongly condemned the ongoing Israeli aggression in Gaza and the genocide of the Palestinian people taking place there with the “abetment” of the United States. They also deplored extremists’ acts of terrorism and the ongoing military operations in the NWFP and Balochistan. Participants also condemned the “exploitative” capitalist system, which was trying to deprive indigenous people of their independence and rights. Continue reading Another World Is Possible