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"The precious natural resources of Balochistan are being looted and taken away by the Pakistani state while the Baloch people are forced to live in Stone Age like conditions," said representative of the Baloch Republican Party to the UNHRC Abdul Nawaz Bugti.
"Whenever the Baloch people demanded their rights from the Pakistani state, the response has always been military operations and massacre by the army," he added, "300 thousand Baloch have been displaced and 27 thousands have become the victim of enforced disappearances."
He noted that "torture and custodial killings of Baloch activists are common practice. Even women and children are not spared."
Another activist of BPR threw light on the plight of women in Balochistan.
"They are most affected by the military operations, enforced disappearances of their family members," he added.
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