Another Baloch student ‘disappears’, protests continue at Karachi Press Club

Missing Baloch student Shoaib Ahmed Khan (left),Baloch missing persons protest at Karachi Club (right) (Photo: News Intervention)

Baloch student Shoaib Ahmed Wald Azam Khan from Gulistan Johar area of Karachi was detained and disappeared by Sindh Police and forces.Shoaib Ahmed belongs to Nal area of Khuzdar district.He was keen on getting admission in Karachi University.The relatives of the missing Shoaib attended a protest camp outside Karachi press club.On the other hand, protest against enforced disappearance outside Karachi Press Club entered its ninth day today which was attended by women and children.Speaking on the occasion, Amina Baloch, organizer of the Baloch Solidarity Committee Karachi, said “that it appears that the Sindh government is not serious about the negotiations on the issue of missing persons.Two days later, not a single missing person was recovered.However, the talks were initiated by the Sindh government itself through sindh police officials which we welcomed because we are democratic people and believe in dialogue.Amina Baloch said that the family members should not be forced to sit in front of the Sindh Assembly or the Chief Minister’s House again.Their peaceful movement should not be considered their weakness.The protest camp  by the relatives of the missing outside Karachi press club had the full support of Baloch Solidarity Committee Karachi and Voice for Baloch Missing Persons.Meanwhile, Baloch Solidarity Committee Karachi organizer Amna Baloch is the leader of the protest camp.The protest camp includes the relatives of those missing from Karachi.Among the missing are Abdul Hameed Zehri from Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, Saeed Ahmed son of Muhammad Umar from Malir area of Karachi, Muhammad Imran from Maripur, Shaukat Baloch from Lyari and Gulistan-e-Jauhar from Karachi.

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