Yousaf Ajab Baloch Writes

Voice of a Journalist & Human Rights Defender

50 bedded hospital awaits completion for 8 years


District Head Quarters (DHQ) hospital also confronts significant shortage of clinical staff besides other basic facilities Out of 44 sanctioned posts of doctors and other medical staff members 24 of … Continue reading

February 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

50 bedded hospital awaits completion for 8 years


By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch KALAT: Imam Bakhsh, 45, with his wife and two month old baby, has traveled on a donkey cart from Sour area of Kalat district, some 50 … Continue reading

February 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

The notion of “Cancer ~death, no longer”, doesn’t seem acceptable in Balochistan


By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing numbers of cancer patients’ along with the responsibilities of government authorities in Balochistan are also increasing the tasks of volunteers and journalists in Balochistan. … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rehan Rind’s Message: A Cancer hospital in Balochistan


By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Rehan Rind, a 21 year-old student from Khuzdar, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)  in July 2016. ALL is a type of blood cancer which causes … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dozens of M.Phil scholars fail to complete research caused by non functional chemical lab at SBKWU


By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Quetta: Dozens of M.Phil scholars have been unable to complete their research due to the non functional Chemistry laboratory at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, while they … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Editorial: The inactive PTSMCs in Balochistan


The role of society and parents in strengthening a school in a community can never be ignored. The parents in all times have been recognized as key stakeholders in the … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

The bloodshed in Quetta


In the latest terrorist attack at Police Training College at least 61 security personnel were killed and more than 165 others were injured as heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bloody attack in Quetta


A suicide bomber killed at least 70 people including lawyers, media men, civilians and injured more than a hundred at the Civil Hospital in Quetta on 8th August, blast at … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Teachers and Students Hold a Protest against Levies Raid on School in Kalat


Kalat: Teachers and students of different schools in Kalat protested against raid carried out by Levies Force on Government Mughalzai High School Kalat, on Thursday. The students and teachers protested in front of … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kalat: Govt Girls Middle School Iskalkoo lacks Basic Amenities and Its Own Infrastructure


Kalat: The Government Girls Middle Schools Iskalkoo, one of the oldest schools in Tehsil Kalat is deprived of all basic facilities and its own infrastructure. The Government Girls Middle Schools … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Editorial: The Trend of “Visiting Lecturers” In BUITEMS


Provision of quality education has always remained a major issue in Balochistan, since  University of Balochistan (UoB), Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University (SKB), Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Come! Let’s Discover a New Way”, By Mariyam Suleman Published


Yousaf Ajab Baloch Quetta: “Come! Let’s Discover a New Way” or “Bya! Noken Rah e Shohaz kane”, authored by young female writer Mariyam Suleman has been published by Balochi Academy. The … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Editorial: The Plight of Ignored Water Resource Management Graduates and Their Credible Services


Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences is an institution of higher education in Lasbela district of Balochistan which is well known for its innovative technology and advanced research. … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

CPEC and Thirsty Gwadar


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The recent inauguration of groundbreaking projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan by Prime Minister of Pakistan and the severe crisis of water in Gwadar … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Editorial: A War against Noble Cause


Apart from number of reasons, assaults on Polio teams and their escorts has become the chief cause making Polio unbeatable in Pakistan. The religious militants have started a war against … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

All Members of Pak-US Alumni Network and Leadership Work Voluntarily: Gul Khan Naseer All Members of Pak-US Alumni Network and Leadership Work Voluntarily: Gul Khan Naseer


Interview by Yousaf Ajab Baloch Gul Khan Naseer is a Ph.D. scholar; doing is Ph.D. in Development Studies. He holds Masters degree in Social Work and Rural Development and has … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Without Ethical Journalism, No One Can Trust The Media: Patrick ButlerWithout Ethical Journalism, No One Can Trust The Media: Patrick Butler


Interview by Yousaf Ajab Baloch Patrick Butler is Vice President, Programs, International Center for Journalists. Patrick is well known for his areas of expertise in best practices in journalism, contemporary … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Disastrous Effects Of Closure Of Schools in Balochistan Will Be Felt In Future; Dr. Malik And Allies Will Be Responsible: Malik Siraj Akbar


Interview by Yousaf Ajab Baloch and Adnan Aamir    Malik Siraj Akbar is the internationally most well known journalist from Balochistan. He was born in 1983 in Panjgur district of … Continue reading

January 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Growing extremism and acid attacks in Balochistan


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing extremism and alarming steps being taken by radicalised outfits are a great menace to all people in Balochistan where, once again, Baloch women are confronting … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Baloch Celebrate Eid by Protesting Against Kidnappings


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch, Journalist and Human Rights Defender Eid is the Muslims religious festival to celebrate joyously and wish others happiness and peace. While the Muslim world and other … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Girls’ Right to Education Threatened in Balochistan


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch, Journalist and Human Rights Defender Threats to girls for abandoning education in Pakistan’s Panjgur district and in other areas of Makran, has unfortunately failed to gain … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boko Haram in Balochistan


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Everyone knows about Nigeria’s Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram who kidnapped more than 200 girls in Chibok last month. Known for its offensive acts against girls education, Boko Haram is … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Everybody Ought to Know About Journalists in Balochistan


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Pakistan is known as one of the most dangerous areas for journalists. In particular, one of Pakistan’s provinces, Balochistan, has become the epicenter of violence against … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Mama Qadeer made a history?


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch   Baloch human rights activist Mama Qadeer 72, with 20 other Baloch women and children has made a history by breaking 84-year old record of Mahtama Gandi. … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Missing Balochistan in Mainstream Media


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area and smallest in  population, replete with natural resources. No doubt, Balochistan has great contribution in … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘I HAVE LOST MY HEALTH, NOT MY COURAGE’, SAYS FARZANA MAJEED


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch In Baloch society where women rarely play a role in public life, Farzana Majeed has bucked the trend. She has emerged as a symbol of struggle for … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The ugly face of sectarianism in Balochistan


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch People from the Hazara community have, once again, become victims of sectarianism. On January 21, 2014, a suicide bomber blew himself up near a pilgrims bus and … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Historic Long March and Role of Media


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The long  march of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) led by Qadeer Baloch reached its destination after 27 days on 22 November at Karachi press … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Balochistan:A Battle Ground for Journalists


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Balochistan is being marked for increased violence against journalists  where more than 30 journalists have been killed or firstly abducted and later on killed and dumped … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

A long march to mark injustice


Yousaf Ajab Baloch The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), an organization comprised of family members of abducted Balochs, is holding yet another march to highlight the issue of missing persons. Seven hundred and … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why no international aid to Awaran?


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Apart from man-made disasters, Balochistan is again confronting deadly natural catastrophes. The September 24 earthquake once again shocked Balochistan, as a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit one of … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Plunder of Saindak’s Cooper and Gold


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch  Saindak cooper-gold mine is also included in the Baloch’s  mineral resources that mark Balochistan as a rich land. Despite existence of gold and copper with great amount … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who caused the 9/11 of Balochistan?


By Yousaf Ajab Baloch On Saturday, August 26, 2006, the assassination of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, the former governor of Balochistan and former federal minster, proved that the establishment had … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s visit and demand of Baloch nationalists


Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s visit and demand of Baloch nationalists The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in  Pakistan to attend Independence Day celebrations, promote education and disaster management as the monsoon … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment