On Sunday 27 March 2022, Sindhi Baloch Forum (SBF) will host an event in memory of the Baloch poet and political activist Akbar Barakzai following his passing away in London this month.
Activists and those acquainted with Akbar Barakzai will gather in Room MAL G16, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX from 5 pm to 8 pm to pay tribute to his life and work.
Akbar Barakzai was a well respected political and literary person who was also one of the founding members of the Baloch Human Rights Council, a human rights advocacy organization. Due to Akbar Barakzai’s active role in Baloch politics in the early 1970s, he was forced to leave Balochistan, Pakistan. He lived in exile for over half a century until he breathed his last in London.