Waja Ilahi Bakhsh Kurd, the father of student leader, Zahid Kurd, has passed away on Sunday.

According to details, Missing Baloch students leader Zahid Kurd’s father Waja Ilahi Bakash Kurd passed away, the funeral was held in Khuzdar’s Naal tehsil where the deceased was laid to rest.

Zahid Kurd, the former chairperson of the Baloch Students Organization– Azad (BSO-Azad), was forcibly disappeared in 2014 from outside the University of Balochistan in Quetta.

The student leader remain missing to date. Parents of various Baloch socio-political activists have died while waiting for the safe return of their missing family member, the latest being the mother of Ghulam Farooq who was also made subject to enforced disappearance.

Enforced disappearances of dissidents in Balochistan is rampant. In the absence of international pressure and accountability, the security forces of Pakistan continue to abduct and murder dissidents with impunity.