PAKISTAN: Four more disappeared persons bullet riddled bodies found and four are abducted

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION - URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME

Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-060-2011
ISSUES: Arbitrary arrest & detention, Enforced disappearances and abductions, Extrajudicial killings, Impunity, Right to life, Rule of law,

Dear friends,

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that four disappeared persons bullet riddled and torture marks bodies were found from Balochistan province who were previously arrested by the law enforcement agencies. Their bodies were thrown in different places of Baluchistan and Four more persons were abducted by the Frontier Corps (FC) and plain clothed persons from different places of Balochistan, since then their whereabouts are unknown. The victims’ family believed that they were arrested by Frontier Corps and personal from intelligence agencies. 

CASE NARRATIVE: 

Mr. Yasir, son of Haji Nasir, resident of Gawader, was an activist of Baloch Student Organization (BSO Azad) abducted from Gawader on 29 October 2010. Regarding his disappearance a case was registered in Gawader police station. On 9 March 2011 his bullet riddled body was found from Murgap. There were drill wounds and torture marks on his body and two bullets wounds on his chest.

Deen Muhammad Marri, 55, son of Sher Muhammad Marri, was a baloch activist abducted from Hub Sakran No, 6 on 28 February 2011, along with his two friends Shareef Marri and Haji Azal Khan Marri. Haji Azal Khan Was released and Muhammad Shareef Marri is still missing. Deen Muhammad body was found on 8 March 2011 from Zero point Liari he received two bullets on his head and torture marks were on his body. Deen Muhammad was abducted first time on 5 February 2008, and released on 6 October 2008. He told that he was abducted by law enforcement agencies and kept in a torture cell where he was tortured by law enforcement agencies.

Faiz Muhammad Marri, son of Jalal Marri was abducted from Karachi on 6 November 2010. His bullet riddled body was found on 2 February 2011, from Dasht Mastung District, Balochistan province.

Another body of Mr. Nuroze Khan, son of Allah Baksh was found last week from Jiwan area of Kalat District, Balochistan.

Mr. Rawat Khan Marri, 26, son of Alam Khan Marri a transporter along with Soorat Khan Marri, 34 a farmer, were arrested in February 2011, from Machi check post. Persons from law enforcement agencies they stopped the vehicle and they were dragged in to a parado with no registration number. When the victim’s family consulted to the police station regarding the kidnapping of them, police refused to file the case against the law enforcement agencies.

Sajid Baloch, Member of Baloch National Movement (BNM) was abducted from Jiwani on 6 March 2011. Hidatullah Jamaldeney, son of Sher Muhammad was arrested on 6 March 2011 from Noshkey; he was the activist of Baloch Republican Party and Deputy Secretary of Killi Faqeeran Unit.

The family members of victims are concerned about their health that they would be killed as like other disappeared persons were killed.

SUGGESTED ACTION: 
Please write the letters to the authorities showing your deep concern about the extrajudicial killings of the disappeared person and the abductions of the activists by law enforcement agencies and Frontier Corps (FC). Please urge them to stop the extra judicial killing of the disappeared persons and the abductions of the activist, if they are involve in any crime or anti state activities, they should be produced before the court and should be prosecuted according to the law instead of abducting or killing in various torture cells.

Please note that the Asian Human Rights Commission has separately written letters to the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearance and Special Rapportuer on Extrajudicial, Summery or Arbitrary Execution requesting their intervention into this case.

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SAMPLE LETTER

Dear ___________, PAKISTAN: Four more disappeared persons' bullet riddled bodies found and four are abducted  Names of victims:  1. Mr. Yasir, son of Haji Nasir, activist of Baloch Student Organization (BSO Azad), his body was found from Murgap, resident of Gawader, Balochistan province 2. Deen Muhammad Marri, 55 son of Sher Muhammad Marri, his body was found from Zero point Liary 3. Faiz Muhammad Marri, son of Jalal Marri, his body was found from Dasht Mastung District province Balochistan 4. Nuroze Khan, son of Allah Baksh, his body was found from Jiwan area of Kalat District, Balochistan province Alleged perpetrators: Law-enforcment agencies  Time of incident: In 2011 Place of incident: Karachi, and Balochistan province I am writing to voice my deep concern regarding the continuous extra judicially killings of the disappeared persons and the abductions of the activists by the law enforcement agencies. In recent months the extra judicial killing of the missing persons increased. I am shocked to know that the extra judicial killing of the disappeared persons, who were arrested by the law enforcement agencies and the continuous abductions of the activists are increasing. No action has been taken yet against the law enforcement agencies. The details of the cases are:  Mr. Yasir, son of Haji Nasir, resident of Gawader, was an activist of Baloch Student Organization (BSO Azad) abducted from Gawader on 29 October 2010. Regarding his disappearance a case was registered in Gawader police station. On 9 March 2011 his bullet riddled body was found from Murgap. There were drill wounds and torture marks on his body and two bullets wounds were on his chest. Deen Muhammad Marri, 55, son of Sher Muhammad Marri, was a baloch activist abducted from Hub Sakran No, 6 on 28 February 2011, along with his two friends Shareef Marri and Haji Azal Khan Marri. Haji Azal Khan Was released and Muhammad Shareef Marri is still missing. Deen Muhammad body was found on 8 March 2011 from Zero point Liari he received two bullets on his head and torture marks were on his body. Deen Muhammad was abducted first time on 5 February 2008, and released on 6 October 2008. He told that he was abducted by law enforcement agencies and kept in a torture cell where he was tortured by law enforcement agencies. Faiz Muhammad Marri, son of Jalal Marri was abducted from Karachi on 6 November 2010. His bullet riddled body was found on 2 February 2011, from Dasht Mastung District. Another body of Mr. Nuroze Khan, son of Allah Baksh was found last week from Jiwan area of Kalat District. Mr. Rawat Khan Marri, 26, son of Alam Khan Marri, was a transporter along with Soorat Khan Marri, 34, was a farmer, They were arrested in February 2011, from Machi check post. Persons from law enforcement agencies they stopped the vehicle and they were dragged in to a parado with no registration number. When the victim’s family consulted to the police station regarding the kidnapping of them, police refused to file the case against the law enforcement agencies. Sajid Baloch, Member of Baloch National Movement (BNM) was abducted from Jiwani on 6 March 2011. Hidatullah Jamaldeney, son of Sher Muhammad was arrested on 6 March 2011 from Noshkey, he was the activist of Baloch Republican Party and Deputy Secretary of Killi Faqeeran Unit. The family members of victims are concerned about their health that they would be killed as like other disappeared persons were killed. I urge that the extra judicial killings of the disappeared persons and the abduction of the activists should be stopped, Those who are involve in any crime or anti state activities should be produced before the law and should be punished instead of killing or abducting and keeping them in various torture cells. Those who are involve in extra judicial killings and abductions of the activists must be prosecuted. I look forward to your prompt action against the extra judicial killings of the disappeared persons and abductions of the activist. Those who involve in the incident must be prosecuted. Yours sincerely, ---------------- PLEASE SEND YOUR LETTERS TO:  1. Mr. Asif Ali Zardari President of Pakistan President's Secretariat Islamabad PAKISTAN Tel: +92 51 9204801/9214171 Fax: +92 51 9207458 Email: publicmail@president.gov.pk 2. Mr. Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani Prime Minister of Pakistan Prime Minister House Islamabad PAKISTAN Fax: + 92 51 9221596 E-mail: secretary@cabinet.gov.pk 3. Syed Qaim Ali Shah Chief Minister Karachi, Sindh Province PAKISTAN Fax: +92 21 920 2000 E-mail: pppsindh@yahoo.com 4. Mr. Raza Rabbani Federal Minister for Human Rights Ministry of Human Rights Old US Aid building Ata Turk Avenue G-5, Islamabad PAKISTAN Fax: +92 51 9204108 Email: sarfaraz_yousuf@yahoo.com 5. Dr. Faqir Hussain Registrar Supreme Court of Pakistan Constitution Avenue, Islamabad PAKISTAN Fax: + 92 51 9213452 E-mail: mail@supremecourt.gov.pk 6. Nawab Aslam Raisani Chief Minister of Balochistan Chief Minister House, Quetta PAKISTAN Fax: +92 81 920 2240 Tel: +92 81 449582 / 440661 E-mail: mirlashkari@yahoo.com 7. Nawab Zulfiqar Magsi Governor of Balochistan Governor House Balochistan, Quetta- Balochistan province, PAKISTAN Fax: +92 81 920 2992 8. Chief Secretary Government of Balochistan Quetta, Balochistan province PAKISTAN Fax: +92 81 9202132 Email: chiefsecy@balochistan.gov.pk Thank you. Urgent Appeals Programme Asian Human Rights Commission (ua@ahrc.asia)