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In December 2017 a Baloch group – Baloch Liberation Tigers' had attacked the house of a pro-Pakistan Wadera (Tribal notable) in Dera Bugti. Six members of his family including women and children were killed in that attack. The pro-freedom Baloch political parties, armed groups and leaders had not ...
The leader of the house contended that the Senate chairman absolutely had no role in the formation of the committees and in the elections of their ... Besides, independent senators from Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) would also get their share from the opposition quota.

Leaders of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement during a protest in Qilla Saifullah, Balochistan on March 10. ... Mohsin Dawar, a lawyer and young leader of the newly formed Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) or Movement for the Protection of Pashtuns, says they are already facing a range of pressures and ...
Leaders of a Pakhtun protest demanding equal rights for the ethnic community were booked in Balochistan's Killa Saifullah on Tuesday. ... Leaders of PTM — which is an organisation working for the rights of those affected by war on terror in Tribal Areas especially those from South Waziristan — claim that ...
Meanwhile, the Balochistan CM also met with leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) to get the support their five senators in the upper house. Sanjrani is also said to have the support of independent senators elected from Balochistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...
While addressing a gathering of Pashtun elites in October 2015, Abdul Qadir Baloch made some startling revelations. He told tribal leaders, lawmakers, and professionals from among the Mehsud tribe that the state has spent the past seven decades using them for its own strategic ends. The Mehsud ...

Our struggle is not tribal. It does not rely upon the allegiance of any particular tribe or tribal leader. Therefore, it does not really count if a certain person joins the ranks of the government or not.” However, sources within the Baloch diaspora blame Pakistan for luring its leaders away from the movement.
“Our province has been a subject of neglect for the past 70 years and the prime minister's words against an elected senate chairman from Balochistan have rubbed salt into its wounds,” the leaders added. The speakers said that Balochistan was a tribal province and that its citizens have always remained ...
Lawmakers announced the launch of a new Balochistan-based political party comprising the political and tribal elite of the province in Quetta on Thursday. ... Sources had earlier told Dawn that the leaders of the new party have not yet decided who the president is going to be, but names of former governor ...
QUETTA: A new Balochistan-based political party was launched on Thursday comprising the political and tribal elite of the province. Balochistan Senator Anwarul Haq Kakar and former Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Saeed Hashmi announced the launch of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) ...
"I want to play my role in the larger interest of Balochistan and my people so that the sense of deprivation among the Marri tribe which they have been ... Son of the late Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, was detained in September 2017 by the Quetta deputy commissioner after being ...
The fall of the Zehri government is another manifestation of the discontent below leading to the unravelling of another delicately cobbled political suprastructure of tribal overlords. Balochistan is territorially Pakistan's largest province. It's also the richest in precious natural resources. Its strategic location ...
Sanaullah Zehri belonged to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) but was a tribal leader used to autocratic ways, seldom found in Quetta and spending more time in Karachi like all other Baloch leaders. He rarely met his cabinet, which is almost all of the provincial assembly because tribal “equality” ...
And the leaders of these parties continued to suffer at the hands of both civilian and military authoritarian rulers. A regressive counter-strategy ... Paradoxically, Baloch nationalist leaders and tribal-chieftains have been shifting their positions in pursuit of their tribal rivalries. The most glaring example was of ...
QUETTA: Leader of the Opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Maulana Wasey has said that opposition political parties will not be a part of the new government ... Whereas, Changez Marri is the chieftain of the influential Marri tribe and the son of Balochistan's veteran leader Khair Bakhsh Khan Marri.
Politics in Balochistan, Pakistan's largest but least populated province, have been dominated by hereditary tribal chiefs and clerics whose loyalties are mostly ... Observers and PML-N leaders are convinced the political turmoil in Balochistan is part of a larger struggle between their leader and ousted Prime ...
While referring to the resignations in the Balochistan cabinet, the PPP leader said a crisis situation has risen ever since Nawaz started meddling in the affairs of Balochistan. A notification from the office of governor Balochistan de-notified Sarfraz Bugti as the provincial minister for home and tribal affairs, ...

KHUZDAR: Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) President Sardar Akhtar Mengal on Thursday stated that the Baloch tribal leaders do not oppose development in the province, reported by a local English daily. While speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Wadh campus of the Lasbela ...
But “tribal vested interests” want “the other part [of the FCR], which provides autonomy to the tribes … to be intact.” This is the crux of the problem, according to Hussain: tribal leaders “don't want the writ of the state and want to implement their own outdated laws in the name of the social structure.”.
The Wazir tribe on side of Pakistan is closely related to the region and many people from Waziristan went to fight for the Durrani king. Since then, the tribes on ... The pattern is targeted takedown of tribal leaders and thus creating a leadership vacuum which is then filled in by the Taliban. The region enjoys a ...
The opposition lawmakers have walked out of the National Assembly (NA) in protest against the exclusion of the reforms bill for Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) from the parliament's agenda. When the NA session began on Tuesday, Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah raised the ...
FATA Reforms Committee Chairman Sartaj Aziz had said that work is underway to bring FATA into the mainstream on the legal, administrative, economic and security fronts. Once these efforts are complete, the tribal areas will be merged with KP. Neither Baloch nor Aziz, however, specified a date by which ...
Talking to Dawn on Sunday, PPP's parliamentary leader in the Senate, Taj Haider, categorically stated that his party would not support the bill unless its demand on ... However, he expressed the hope that the PPP would not cause a delay to show that it was not “an enemy to the Pakhtuns and the Baloch”.
Rarely do South Asia policy enthusiasts get acquainted with a radically distinct outlook from an ethnic Baloch. After all, subsequent to Nawab Akbar Bugti's murder in 2006, the author left Pakistan for the UK to escape persecution. Though according to past establishment leaders like Senator Mushahid ...
Indeed, the Pakistani military has staged counter-terrorism operations in the North Waziristan tribal area that have badly degraded the Pakistani Taliban ... America's most likely move will be to expand its drone war and target leaders of the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network in Balochistan and Khyber ...
According to partial data compiled by the South Asia Terrorism Portal (SATP), a total of 198 settlers have been killed in Balochistan since the killing of Nawab Akbar Bugti , leader of the Bugti tribe and President of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP), on August 26, 2006. Bugti was killed in a military operation ...
Today, although the battle for independence goes forward, it is divided between many independent Baloch leaders. ... Professor Evans-Pritchard reported how the Nuer of Sudan finally overcame tribal boundaries and united under one leader when met by the international threat of Islamic slavers. With at ...
The discovery of the bullet-riddled bodies of 20 young men from Punjab within three days in Balochistan has evoked anger, condemnation, and calls for ... sparked off at the time by the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), led by their slain leader and son of the late Nawab Khair Buksh Marri, Balach Marri.
The contemporary problem within Balochistan has to be viewed outside tribal insurgency and the Sardars. One could count five ... Ironically, Qandeel Baloch, the murdered Pakistani model would have occupied more media space in the recent past than any of the Baloch issues or leaders. None of the ...
Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti on Friday said the government has released women and children related to leaders of the banned Balochistan ... “We released the detainees in accordance with our tribal customs,” Bugti said, adding that “we were not the ones who target women and children.”.
Relatives of banned outfit leaders released from FC custody: Balochistan home minister ... The Balochistan government has released women and children related to leaders of the banned Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) and Balochistan Liberation ... "We released them in accordance with our tribal customs.".
Faisal said Afghanistan's soil was being used against Pakistan and his country raised concerns about presence of Taliban leader Mullah ...
The meeting was attended by Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah and ... “The number of seats for Punjab will decrease, KP and Balochistan will see an ... 14 for Balochistan, 12 for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...
Punjab cedes 9 seats to KP, Balochistan to keep NA 272-strong ... confirmed that the parliamentary leaders had decided in principle to retain ... and the Federally-Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) will see no change to their strength. ... Opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah of the Pakistan Peoples Party ...
The chief minister and leader of the opposition were absent. ... The parliamentary leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Majlis ... compliance of recommendations of the Standing Committee on Home & Tribal Affairs ...
... by efforts of Pakistan's intelligence agencies as well as tribal leaders from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, Iqbal told Geo News.
The census has been a central issue in the politics of Balochistan in the last one year. ... the Panni, Kakar and Tareen tribes had participated in the grand tribal jirga, ... Surprisingly, only the leaders of PkAMP are calling the census unfair. Sardar Ghulam Mustafa Tareen, a PkAMP leader and member of the ...
QUETTA: Nawabzada Gazain Marri, son of the late Baloch nationalist leader Khair Bakhsh ... Mr Marri said that the dilemma of the Marri tribe was not hidden from anyone, and being a tribal man “I will work ... In reply to a question about the cases against him, the former Balochistan home minister said he ...
Thousands Protest To Demand Tribal Area Reforms In Pakistan ... Leaders of various Pakistani political parties addressing protestors in front of the ... Khan, a senior leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), told the protesters. ... Pashtun districts of southwestern Balochistan Province, and Islamist Jamiat ...
National Party leader Jan Buledi escapes assassination attempt in Kech district ... Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri condemned the ... common civilians negate social and tribal values of Balochistan”, the ...
The Marxist politician and tribal leader is widely seen as a pioneering figure of the Baluch nationalist movement, which has repeatedly clashed with ... They have carried out five military operations and killed our prominent leaders,” Mehran Baluch said of Balochistan's 70-year history with Pakistan.
... tribe from Balochistan and some pilgrims of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar. ... “No issue, they were allowed but the drama played by their leader was ...
National Party leader Jan Buledi escapes assassination attempt in Kech district ... Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri condemned the ... common civilians negate social and tribal values of Balochistan”, the ...
Ghazain Marri to enter the political arena of Balochistan ... He is the son of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri. ... There are three largest Baloch tribal groups namely: Marri, Bugti, and Mengal tribes. Leaders from these tribes are capable of raising large armies and supplies but remain ...
A central committee meeting of the NP in Quetta has also called for the return to Pakistan of tribal leaders in exile and suggested that their path ...
Marri, son of the late nationalist leader of Balochistan Khair Baksh Marri, was taken into custody ... Jangez Marri presently heads the Marri tribe.
I come to this event as a Pakistani friend of Balochistan, in the belief that human ... when it comes to engagement with the leaders and people of Balochistan. ... in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan.
Balochistan is the cauldron of the worst human rights violations in Pakistan, which ... when it comes to engagement with the leaders and people of Balochistan. ... in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan.
First, the US could destabilise Balochistan and FATA by instigating and ... could encourage the few dissident Baloch tribal leaders in Europe to ...
MULTAN - A tribal leader from Dera Bugti area of Balochistan said on ... member of Balochistan Assembly and chief of a branch of Bugti tribe, ...


 

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