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Baloch activists protest at UN to highlight Pak's atrocities, want India's direct intervention

Farzana Majeed Baluch, a Baloch activist, had earlier asked the people having interest in human rights issues to join the cause.

Published: 14th September 2016 07:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2016 07:49 PM   |  A+A-

By ANI

NEW YORK: Members of the Free Balochistan Movement protested in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York to highlight the plight, atrocities and human rights violations on the people of Balochistan by Pakistan.

The protesters gathered at the Isaiah Wall, a gathering spot for demonstrators across the street from the General Assembly Building, yesterday and raised slogans urging the UN to intervene into the matter.

Raising slogans, “Balochistan needs your help. Pakistan shame shame!UN UN where are you?”, the protestors held banners which read ‘Human rights violations in Balochistan’.

Farzana Majeed Baluch, a Baloch activist, had earlier asked the people having interest in human rights issues to join the cause.

“Who have interest in international human rights issues,come join our protest on 3 to 5pm at UN headquarters New York USA. #BalochAtUN,” she tweeted.

The protesters also put on display dolls with blood stains on them to demonstrate the link between how their people were treated.

Today’s protest is the not the first one to highlight the atrocities by Pakistan on the Baloch people.

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