Forces burned down settlement, disappeared grandchildren of missing man

The security forces raided a house in Toba Gichk area of district Washuk and forcibly disappeared two minor siblings. The forces also burned down settlements of residents and threatened them to abandon their homes and migrate or face worst consequences.

According to reports, security forces raided house of Darey Khan in Toba Gichk area of district Washuk and whisked away his two minor grandchildren, ten-year-old Sanam Jameel and her brother six-year-old brother Gazzain Jameel.

Darey Khan himself was summoned in the military camp a month ago where he was detained and had been kept in incommunicado since then.

The residents said that the forces had threatened them to leave the area, without any explanation. Moreover, the forces instructed the residents to migrate where they want except for Gichk and Awaran.

Locals said that they were uprooted from their ancestral land, Lindiski Duraski in June 2008. They migrated to Toba Ziyarat Dan and when they have finally settled in the area, the army once again threatened them to evacuate.

Forces have forcefully displaces hundreds of families from Balochistan in the pretext of national security since the construction on CPEC highway began. Due to lack of rehabilitation scheme, the internally displaced people are living in miserable conditions.

Human Rights Council of Balochistan (Hakkpaan) is a non-profit and non-partisan human rights group bases in Balochistan, Sweden, UK and France. It collects reports from Balochistan, a region Pakistan government does not allow any media and HR group to visit and report. Human rights violations in Balochistan is not a new phenomenon, but it got its worst levels after the Military coup de tat of Pakistan in 1999. Thousands of Baloch have been reported missing, hundreds killed in fake encounters and so-called kill and dump policy of the military. HRCB collects the data from Balochistan itself, through its network of volunteers and supporters, organizes and reports them to the human rights mechanisms of the world.