In a shameful act of desperation, the Pak establishment has sunken to new lows by resorting to deceitful photo editing to tarnish the reputation of fearless activist Sammi Deen Baloch. This is disgusting attempt of propaganda to silence female activists only serves the moral bankruptcy of the Pak Army and its puppeteers.
Sammi Baloch gave a befitting reply, stating “After my blunt response yesterday, a vulgar and dirty propaganda campaign is underway against me on various social media accounts based on my fabricated pictures. The days are gone when the privacy of a woman was used as a blackmailing and character assassination tactic to silence her and suppress her voice.
Undoubtedly, it was my personal decision to come before the media in a veil, but some people have considered this thing as my weakness as a woman. In this struggle, we have put our lives and much more at stake without caring about our lives, but congratulations to them and their patrons for their immoral actions.”
Propaganda like these will only crumble before their bravery and resilience as female activists are the strongest of all and they know how to remain steadfast in the face of their horrific tactics of torture, arrests, and threats.
This is just another attempt by the oppressive Pak Army to stifle the voices of dissent and suppress the Baloch struggle for independence. The Pakistan Army has a long history of using the CTD and police as instruments of oppression, engaging in brutal kill-and-dump policies, staging encounters, daily home raids, target killings, torture, and humiliation at checkpoints. Balochistan has been forcibly occupied by the oppressive Pak Army since March 27, 1948. During this time, the Baloch community has been subjected to daily home raids, disappearances, staged encounters, target killings, torture, humiliation at checkpoints, and kidnappings for ransom. Baloch people are being targeted and watched over by the Pak Army, and anyone who might pose a question is either killed or kidnapped. It’s time for global attention to address the grave injustice that has been caused to the Baloch community by the Pak Army.