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70th anniversary of Pakistani occupation of Balochistan observed in Canada


70th anniversary of Pakistani occupation of Balochistan observed in Canada

Toronto (Canada), Mar 26 (ANI): A group of Baloch political and student activists in Canada gathered at Fairview Library in Toronto to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Pakistan's occupation of the land of the Baloch people. The event organized by Baloch National Movement (BNM) was supported by Sindhi, Pashtun, Kashmiri, Kurd and other human rights activists.

Balochistan is Pakistan's largest and resource rich province, but the people are living in intense poverty where unemployment and illiteracy is rampant. The political activists and intellectuals are being targeted by the army and intelligence agencies as the province witnesses' frequent incidents of enforced disappearances, killings and tortures.

The Baloch also demand an end to all China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects in Balochistan that are basically designed by the Pakistani military to plunder natural wealth and build settlers colonies to further marginalize indigenous population through demographic changes. They demand

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