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China’s BRI Is Aggravating Ethnic Tensions in the Global South
May 29, 2022

China’s BRI Is Aggravating Ethnic Tensions in the Global South

By Gulalai Ismail and Alvin Camba
Pakistan’s CPEC is a case study in Chinese investment further disenfranchising ethnic minority groups – in this case, the Baloch.

How Imran Khan Betrayed Pakistan’s Missing Persons
April 22, 2022

How Imran Khan Betrayed Pakistan’s Missing Persons

By Somaiyah Hafeez
The former prime minister had been outspoken about addressing the issue of enforced disappearances. But even before his ouster, Baloch had long since given up hope that he would take action.
Gwadar Protests Highlight CPEC’s Achilles’ Heel
December 09, 2021

Gwadar Protests Highlight CPEC’s Achilles’ Heel

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The mass protests reflect six years of disappointment and resentment on the part of locals who have seen no benefit from Chinese investment projects.

Balochistan’s Students Protest Enforced Disappearances
December 01, 2021

Balochistan’s Students Protest Enforced Disappearances

By Somaiyah Hafeez
For over three weeks, Baloch students in Quetta have been demonstrating against the suspected abduction of two of their own.

The Gory Symbolism of a Terrorist Attack on a Palestine Rally in Balochistan
May 26, 2021

The Gory Symbolism of a Terrorist Attack on a Palestine Rally in Balochistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
While Pakistanis were united in their outrage over abuses by Israel, few spare a word for the systemic oppression closer to home.

Suspicious Death of Baloch Activist in Toronto Raises Uncomfortable Questions for Pakistan
December 22, 2020

Suspicious Death of Baloch Activist in Toronto Raises Uncomfortable Questions for Pakistan

By Abhijnan Rej
Karima Mehrab was outspoken in her criticism of Pakistan’s powerful military.

Pakistan’s ‘Occupied Balochistan’
June 22, 2020

Pakistan’s ‘Occupied Balochistan’

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Drawing parallels with Bosnia, Palestine, and Kashmir, the Balochistan National Party chief accused the state of colonizing the region.
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