Balochistan
Pakistan: The Relentless Killings of the Hazaras1

The cold-blooded killing of 11 Shia Hazara miners in Geshtari area of Machh, Balochistan on 03 January 2021 by the Islamic State (IS) refocused attention on the brutal persecution of minorities in Pakistan in recent decades. However, even among the m....

Pakistan Stock Exchange Attack— BLA’s Thwarted Attempt

“You can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbours. You know, eventually, those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard.”
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July 15, 2020 Neighbourhood Studies , Pakistan , Article , Pakistan , China , Iran , Afghanistan , Terrorism , CPEC , Balochistan , Sindh , Baluchistan , BLA , Karachi , PSE , StockExchange

IS Pakistan Losing the COVID-19 Battle?

While the entire world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, Pakistan’s handling of the crisis raises fears that if it does not get its act together quickly, it may be at risk of losing the battle. The numbers of positive cases as of 20 Ma....

Balochistan - Forgotten War, Forsaken People

If there was one genuinely ‘unfinished agenda of Partition’ it must be the case of freedom of Balochistan from the brazen colonisation of Pakistan. All through the post-partition decades, the Baloch have protested, confronted and rebelled against....

Pakistan: Evolving Dynamics

Notion of Pakistan Faiz Ahmad Faiz, expressed his disillusionment with the partition in his famous verse:

Ye daghdaghujala, ye shab-gazidasahar Vointizarthajis-ka, ye vosahar to nahin, Ye vosahar to nahinjiskiarzulekar Cha....

Interaction with Prof Naela Quadri, Baluch Leader

The VIF on 18 April 2016 invited noted women rights activist and exiled Baloch leader Prof Naela Quadri for a talk on the current situation in Pakistan’s restive province, Balochistan. Following the talk, an interaction was held with the speaker. W....

Does India Have A Plan ‘B’ (Balochistan)

Balochistan has, for some years now, become something of a buzzword in India to score some debating points over Pakistan. In the process, India has done great disservice to the Baloch who are waging a lonely battle against the might of the Pakistani ....

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