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Billboards go across Birmingham calling for end to enforced disappearances in Pakistan


Billboards go across Birmingham calling for end to enforced disappearances in Pakistan

Birmingham (United Kingdom), Jun 27 (ANI): Human rights campaigners from the World Baloch Organisation and the Baloch Republican Party continue their campaign to highlight the human rights situation in Pakistan. In their current initiative, roadside billboards have been put up across the city of Birmingham with slogans 'Help End Enforced Disappearances in Pakistan.' The billboards have gone up on major roads and junctions around the city.

This comes as Birmingham hosted the Pakistan vs New Zealand ICC cricket world cup clash. The activists hope to grab the attention of all those who gathered there from all around the world to witness the event.

According to the Commission of inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, an entity established by the Pakistani government, 5000 cases of enforced disappearances have been registered since 2014. Most of them are still unresolved.

20,000 have reportedly been abducted only from Balochistan, out of which more than 2,500 have turned up dead as bullet ridd

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