Baloch Protest: Voices of protest intensified in Pakistan over missing Baloch students, people protest outside Sindh Assembly
Karachi : The issue of the disappearance of Baloch people has started rising once again in Pakistan. The disappearance of Baloch students is common in the neighboring country, against which there are constant voices. Meanwhile, the issue of the disappearance of Baloch students once again arose on the previous day, for which a protest was also organized outside the Sindh Assembly in Karachi.
Relatives of the missing students and civil society organizations have organized a protest camp outside the Karachi Press Club (KPC) for the past two days and took out a rally from KPC to Sindh Assembly on Sunday evening, reports Dawn, a Pakistani newspaper.
Two students of Karachi University are missing
The protesters were protesting the alleged abduction of two Baloch students of Karachi University (KU) by law enforcement agencies. Addressing the gathered crowd, relatives and activists said that two students of KU, Doda Baloch and Gamshad Baloch, were taken from their home near Maskan Chowringhee in Gulshan-e-Iqbal on June 7 and are yet to be traced. He said that if both the students were involved in any illegal activity, they should have been arrested by showing an arrest warrant, instead, they were forcibly taken away from their homes at night.
Protesters remove barricades
According to Dawn’s report, several protesters, including women and children, also removed the barricades put up by the police at Kala Parishad Chowringhee and succeeded in staging a sit-in outside the main gate of the gathering. As the budget session is expected to take place on Monday evening, officials are in talks with the protesters to persuade them to end their sit-in outside the assembly gate.
Students caught without crime
The protesters said they had demonstrated for the release of the missing but the authorities did not act on their demands. He questioned for what crime the two students of KU were detained. The protesters also demanded the release of both the students as well as the tracing of other missing people.
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