Long march from Quetta to Karachi for missing persons

QUETTA: The family members of missing persons of Quetta participated in a long march from Quetta to Karachi.

This strange long march started from Quetta Press Club under the leadership of Baloch’s Voice for Missing Persons’ Chairman Abdul Qadeer Baloch.

The participants of the long march comprise of more or less 20 people which has majority of women who walk will foot from 6 am to 6 pm. This 12 hour long March for the recovery of missing people of Quetta, will be a daily routine for them.

On reaching Karachi, these participants will make a camp and do hunger strikes. Previously, such a camp continued for more or less 1314 days.

Chief Justice Supreme High Court also issued orders for the release of the missing persons. However, a large number of people are not yet been recovered whereas some of them have been brought back.

On the other hand, Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch admitted that he has been unable to recover missing persons. Chairman for Voice for Missing Persons, Nasrullah Baloch said that human rights violation is mostly occurring in Balochistan.

According to Baloch Human Rights Violation the missing persons have amounted to 1500 whereas Voice for Missing Persons claims 18000 since 2002. It all started during the tenure of dictator, General Pervez Musharaf. NNI