The Weekend treat: Baloch columnist and lawyer Ali Sher martyred..
victims of extra-judicial killings by Pakistan army. This week's treat is body of
Baloch renowned columnist and lawyer Ali Sher's.
According to sources published in various newspapers, Ali Sher was abducted by the
Pakistani army while he was visiting one of his relatives Dr. Salim Kurd in Gilani
Road Quetta. He was abducted when the security forces raided the house. His body was
recovered in Khuzdar some 300km from Quetta this morning 3 days after being abducted
The recent crackdown on Baloch Lawyers took gravity when previously 2 other Baloch
Lawyers Zaman Khan Marri and Munir Miwani were abducted by Pakistani intelligence
agencies. Zaman Khan Marri was later killed while in custody whereas Munir Mirwani
is still missing. The extra-judicial killings done by Pakistani army have become a
daily routine in Balochistan. Lawyer Ali Sher's martyrdom has just once again heated
the poor Balochs wound.
Political analysts believe Columnist/Lawyer Ali Sher has been killed due to his
political working and writings. Anyone aware of politics in Balochistan can easily
conclude the one who opposes the oppressor in any mean result the same fate. Mr.
Sher was a regular contributor to Daily Ostoman.