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A Baloch fuel carrier killed by security forces’ gunfire

According to the Balochistan Human Rights Group, on Friday, June 14, 2024, security forces in Minab County directly fired at an empty Saipa vehicle without prior warning, resulting in the death of the driver. The fuel carrier was identified as 37-year-old Fayzollah Ekhlasi, married and a resident of Tokehur Sarni,...

Death of Baloch Fuel Carrier Following Military Shooting

On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, Mojtaba Azizi, a 25-year-old Baloch fuel carrier, passed away after enduring two days of pain in a hospital in Kerman. On the evening of June 9, 2024, Azizi was targeted by military forces in Kahnuj, causing his vehicle to overturn and catch fire. The...

Balochistan has the highest average age of death in the world.

The gradual decline in the population of Balochistan, coupled with daily killings, the highest relative percentage of executions, infant and maternal mortality, the forced deportation of undocumented Baloch people to Pakistan and Afghanistan, the killing of fuel carriers, and suspicious murders, might align with the broader policies of the...

Baloch Citizen Killed by Iranian Border Forces in Zahak

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, Ayoub Gorgij, a 28-year-old Baloch citizen from the village of Jarikeh, was shot and killed by Iranian border forces at Tower 3 in the zero-border area between Iran and Afghanistan. Ayoub was shot without prior warning from a few hundred meters away, and the...

BHRG Newsletter

BHRG News letter for the month of May 2024 , Vol 5 BHRG-Newsletter-May-2024Download

Water Crisis in Balochistan: A Human Rights Emergency

The water shortage in Balochistan has escalated into a serious crisis that not only threatens the lives of the region's inhabitants but also constitutes a blatant violation of human rights. This crisis has intensified with the arrival of summer, as temperatures soar to between 45 and 50 degrees Celsius....

Stop the genocide against the Baloch people

Human rights reports indicate that in 2023, at least 321 Baloch fuel carriers were killed or injured due to direct military shootings, road accidents, shootings by unidentified armed individuals, floods, and fires. This alarming statistic reflects the dire and inhumane conditions faced by the Baloch citizens.** Extrajudicial and violent actions...

An attempted suicide of an inmate who is on death row, due to immense physical and psychological torture

According to the Balochistan Human Rights Group, on the evening of Thursday, May 30, 2024, death row inmate "Adham Narouei" attempted suicide due to psychological pressure by ingesting pills and was transferred to Khatam Al-Anbia Hospital in Zahedan. It is reported that Adham attempted suicide in Ward 9 (the solitary...

Fuel Carrier Dies Following Military Shooting Incident in Saravan

On Monday, June 3, 2024, Mohammad Khakzehi, a fuel carrier from Shamsabad village in Saravan County, was involved in an incident following a direct shooting by Mersad military forces, which led to his vehicle overturning and catching fire. After being transferred to Razi Hospital in Saravan, he succumbed to...

The Killing of a Baloch Citizen Due to Illegal Military Shooting in Mehristan

According to the Balochistan Human Rights Group, on the evening of Saturday, June 1, 2024, a Baloch citizen was killed following a direct and indiscriminate military shooting during a car chase by the security forces of Mehristan County in the village of Kohan Molla. The identity of this Baloch citizen...