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Baloch activists in London protest against atrocities of Pak Army in Balochistan

ANI  |  London [United Kingdom] 

The members of (BNM) staged a protest in to demand justice for women and children, who are facing the wrath of Army in province of

The agitating protestors raised slogans against the Army and strongly condemned the atrocities carried out by Army personnel against the women in Rakshan, Naag area of district Washuk.

Activists, and (BNM Germany) echoed similar sentiments. They said they were very disappointed by the atrocities committed by the on Your silence on the abduction of the male members of Baloch society resulted in thousands of abductions and killings. And now the has come to abduct and rape our women, just because there is no one to ask Pakistan, internationally, just because you don't have time to discuss it. They are sexually violent. This will be another for you to regret. Don't let this happen. We want you to be the voice of voiceless and save Baloch women from Pakistan, they added.

The protestors alleged that women in Rakshan were forcibly shifted to army camps, where they were sexually assaulted and tortured by military men, which also resulted in of at least one pregnant woman.

Shraf Sherjan, Baloch Activist, who is currently in said, "On 4th June, carried out a military operation in Washuk area in Balochistan, where, several Baloch women and children were abducted. They took them under their custody and raped Baloch women. One pregnant woman was raped too. is once again doing what they did in In 1970s, Pakistani Army abducted thousands of Bengali women, took them under custody, raped them, tortured them and then killed them. Today they are doing the same, what was doing with innocent yazidi women. Pakistani Army is the second in uniform. We request the Human rights organisations, international to raise their voices and save Baloch women."

BNM has also launched a social media campaign #SaveBalochWomen and alleged that a number of Baloch women in Naag Washuk and other parts of are kept in torture cells as sex slaves.

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First Published: Mon, June 25 2018. 01:30 IST