ICHR condemns the continued Alarming Global violations against the baloch nation under Islamic policies and strongly calls on U.N. U.S. EU and the international community to take stronger positions in order to stop furthermore systematically targeted attacks, violences, disappearances, and genocides.
The Daughter Of Baloch Missing Activist is Facing Death Threats For Seeking her Fathers Recovery.
Sammi Deen Baloch is a 23yrs old daughter of a missing Baloch human rights activist kidnapped by the Pakistani army, who is unable to freely dwelled in her hometown Maskay district of Awaran, Balochistan. Due to the outrageous death threats that she has been receiving, that can very well lead to her death.
“I feel unsafe while using social media. This feeling of unease arose when days back, I was approached by an individual pretending to be a United Nations (UN) representative on WhatsApp and Twitter, asking me to register myself on a portal as UN-Watch advocate in Balochistan. He later hacked my account and threatened me to stop raising voice for the safe return of my father, Dr Deen Muhammad Baloch, who has been missing for a decade. When I realised what had happened, I suspended my activism for a week and stopped using online space out of fear.” Said; Sammi Deen.
She left Balochistan after receiving death threats, and decided to move to a safer area — Sindh’s provincial capital Karachi — to pursue further studies. But she now feels unsafe even in the new city.
She said that “she was followed by mask motorcyclists in Gulistan-e-Johar on April 13 prior to the recent cyber-attack. They snatched her cell phone and pushed her to the wall. Sammi thinks these tactics are meant to stop her from raising voice against enforced disappearance. And There has been no action on his complaint against the mobile snatchers.”
Sammi also pointed out that “women in conservative areas like Balochistan face even greater difficulties because such incidents online result in restrictions on their mobility and freedom in real lives. “The government of Pakistan needs to ensure online safety for women.”
Pakistan’s Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) does address such concerns, but its implementation remains part of the problem.
One in three social media users in Pakistan have been suffering the cyber-attacks that come with tending online bullying, threats to digital assets and life. Like Sammi, almost every woman that approaches the authorities with complaints of online harassment is met with a non-serious approach.
The human-rights violations, Attacks, and the systematic Genocide of Balochistan province of Pakistan have increased alarmingly as the Pakistani army savagely killing the Baloch Nation have reached worldwide.
ICHR strongly calls on U.N. U.S. EU and the international community to take stronger positions in order to stop furthermore systematically targeted disappearances, genocides, attacks, and violence on the baloch Nation worldwide.