Commission formed to resolve students' grievances to visit Balochistan.

ISLAMABAD -- A commission formed on the directives of Islamabad High Court (IHC) to explore the grievances of Baloch students on Friday decided to visit Balochistan next week to meet all stakeholders.

Moreover, it was decided that the commission will interact with mediapersons and social activists over the issue during subsequent meetings.

The seventh meeting of the said commission was held at the Parliament House with Member of National Assembly (MNA) Sardar Akhtar Mengal in the chair. Participants of the meeting deliberated upon the harassment, alleged enforced disappearances and racial profiling of students who belonged to Balochistan and stressed on finding out ways to tackle the challenge.

The commission received a comprehensive briefing from Farkhanda Aurangzeb, member (Balochistan), National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) regarding the work done by the commission concerning the matter of missing persons and performance and achievements of NCHR.

She also touched upon the challenges that NCHR is facing including financial constraints and manpower limitations. She said that available data about missing persons would be shared with the commission at the earliest. Later, she put forward certain recommendations towards short and long term solutions about the...

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