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Naqeeb & Shafique, two businessmen hailing from Quetta were allegedly picked up by plainclothesmen 7 days ago & have not been seen since.
According to figures released by the Human Rights Council of Balochistan, only during the month of December 2021, more than 63 people were abducted and are missing while 37 were killed in different parts of the disturbed and turbulent province
Activists say enforced disappearances make a strong resurgence in Pakistan as a government panel reports three times jump in new cases of missing persons in 2021
The Senate Secretariat received a bill on criminilisation of enforced disappearance on November 10, two days after it was passed in the National Assembly putting a question mark on the reported statement of Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari about the bill going missing in transit to the upper house.
In November alone, families in Swat and Lower Dir withdrew complaints of 19 relatives reported missing since 2008-10 according to data from the COIED
"My brother suffers from a bone disease. Since his #EnforcedDisappearance, my mother clutches his medicine in her hands and wails," says Nazia, sister of Amir Baloch, while talking to Munizae Jahangir.
PM said he knew nothing about his son’s disappearance case, mother of missing journalist Mudassar Naaru tells Voicepk.net after her meeting with the PM on Dec 9.
False claim of enforced disappearance punishable by up to 5 years
A provincial consultation meeting called for the establishment of a joint platform against enforced disappearances in Pakistan.
As the protests against enforced disappearances grow louder and the world marks the International Day for Enforced Disappearances, in Pakistan, it may be the other way round.