SAATH has become aware of several incidents of extrajudicial killing and enforced disappearance of Sindhi political workers in last few days. On 16 June, tortured body of Niaz Lashari, a worker of Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz – Arisar (JSQM-A) was found in Karachi. He was abducted by agencies 18 months ago from Hyderabad. In last seven days six political workers affiliated with various Sindhi nationalist organisations have been force kidnapped by state agencies from various towns and cities of Sindh including: Ayatullah Jarwar, Mukhtiar Bozdar, Jabbar Sarki, Saeed Mangi, Babar Solangi, Kifayat Jatoi.

SAATH is seriously concerned at this intensification of human rights violations in Sindh and demand from the government to fulfil its obligations under the national and international laws for human rights protection to stop these atrocities and bring the perpetrators to justice.