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Why The Media Neglects Baloch Missing Persons

Why The Media Neglects Baloch Missing Persons

By Aziz Ejaz, Writer
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Domestic media in Pakistan and international media omit proper coverage of the plight of Baloch missing persons. The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), an association of peaceful protest formed by the families of those missing, claims there are 18,000 unsolved cases of missing persons. Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest of its four administrative provinces, is a resource-rich territory where thousands of innocent Baloch civilians and political activists have allegedly been abducted since President Pervez Musharraf’s tenure. Locals […]

‘Operation Ganga’ to Top Modi’s List of Priorities

‘Operation Ganga’ to Top Modi’s List of Priorities

By Gajanan Khergamker, Independent Editor and Legal Counsel
Location India India

Everyone is waiting to see if India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi lives up to promises of cleaning the sacred Ganga River. On May 26, Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi was sworn in and after Bhartiya Janata Party’s phenomenal win at India’s 2014 Lok Sabha elections, and equally spectacular things are being expected from Modi. Considering not many have ever won an election in this overwhelming manner and so decisively even amidst extreme opposition, the […]