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Pakistan’s first Baloch Senate leader seen as Army stooge

A week after becoming the first Senate chairperson from Balochistan, Sadiq Sanjrani called a press conference in the provincial capital of Quetta to clarify that he was “not backed by the establishment” – a common euphemism for Pakistan’s all-powerful Army. “Senators from across Pakistan were in favor of me being elected as the chairperson of […]