Hammal Haidar, senior leader of BNM (Baloch National Movement) and husband of deceased Karima Baloch, has urged the Canadian authorities to leave no stone unturned in looking into the circumstances of Karima Baloch’s death. In a series of tweets, Hammal Haidar, said that: “Karima Baloch’s death needs further inquiry. My wife was an immensely courageous and spirited person. Her work as an internationally prominent activist speaks for itself.”
He added that it is their right to request the Canadian authorities to leave no stone unturned in looking into the circumstances of Karima’s death as well the threats she had been facing since moving to the country.
Earlier Sameer Mehrab, Karima’s brother, had also urged Canadian authorities to conduct a higher level investigation into his sister’s death.
Karima Baloch, a prominent leader of Balochistan, went missing on Sunday, 20th December and a day later her dead body was found from Toronto, Canada. Sameer Mehrab has urged Canadian authorities to conduct a higher level investigation into his sister’s death.
In a series of tweets, Sameer Mehrab, who also resides in Canada, has said that Karima Baloch’s death should be investigated at high levels due to her profile as an activist of international recognition. Sameer also gave reference of “well documented threats” faced by their family.
“All aspects of these threats should be fully investigated as considerable doubts still remain in our minds,” Sameer Mehrab demanded.
He assured that as responsible residents of Canada they are ready to fully cooperate with the authorities.
Karima Baloch’s dead body was found from Toronto, Canada on the 21st December. Her family and Baloch political factions claim that she has been murdered, but the officials in the Toronto police department have termed her death as “non-criminal.”
Karima Baloch was the pioneer of women activism in Balochistan. She had also raised the issue of Balochistan in United Nations session in Switzerland.