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Karim Baloch death: Protests rock several Pakistani cities

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 25 Dec 2020, 06:05 am Print

Karim Baloch death: Protests rock several Pakistani cities

Image: Fazila Baloch Twitter page

Karachi: Protests have taken place in several regions in Balochistan and in Karachi city against the sudden death of activist Karima Baloch in Canada.

The protesters are demanding a transparent investigation into the case.

Activist Fazila Baloch tweeted several videos of the protests taking place across several regions in Pakistan.

"Balochistan: Quetta protest," she tweeted.

Speaking on the Karachi protest, she said: "After Quetta a huge protest in Karachi. Today in Karachi Baloch women and men are protesting against the killing of Karima Baloch, a Political and Human rights activist. Protesters demanding from Canadian Gov't to conduct a transparent investigation."|

Activists demand fair probe into mysterious death of Karima Baloch in Toronto

Renowned activist Karima Baloch, who was vocal about Pakistan Army and government atrocities in Balochistan, has been found dead in Canada's Toronto city.

She was a refugee in Canada.

Karima Baloch, a Canadian refugee named by the BBC as one of the world’s 100 most “inspirational and influential” women in 2016 was last seen on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at approximately 3 p.m, reports The Balochistan Post.

She had gone missing since Sunday.