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Pakistani human rights activist found dead in Canada

The body of exiled Pakistani rights activist Karima Baloch has been recovered in Toronto, Canada. The body of this 37-year-old Karima was recovered on Sunday; the BBC reported the news, citing the police.

Karima was a resident of the chaotic Balochistan of Pakistan. Karima, a fierce critic of Pakistan’s military and state system, was recognized one of the BBC’s 100 inspirational and influential women in 2016.

Toronto police informed Karima was missing. Later friends of her ensured the recovery of her body.

In an exceedingly tweet on Monday, Toronto police said, rights activist Karima was last seen on Bay Street.

In another tweet, police said her whereabouts had been identified. However, the police didn’t provide any details in this regard.

Karima Baloch’s friends and followers have confirmed the news of her death. However, they could not say any specific reason of her death.
Karima’s sister said on Tuesday that her death was mourned not just for the family however conjointly for the Baloch movement.

Karima, a former head of the banned Baloch Student Organization in Pakistan, has been living in Canada since 2015.

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