Balochistan High Court Stops Forced Expulsion of Pak-Turk School Teachers

Quetta: Balochistan High Court (BHC) stopped forced expulsion of Pak-Turk School Teachers and their family members, on Tuesday.
BHC effectively suspended the decision of federal government to deport Turkish teachers from Pakistan.
BHC bench which comprised of Chief Justice Muhammad Noor Maskanzai and Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan, made this judgment and also asked the federal interior ministry officials to appear before court in next hearing.
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Earlier, Nadir Chalgari, lawyer for Turkish staffers, pleaded before the court that deporting teachers was a clear violation of basic human rights.
More than 1,400 students are studying in the three Pak-Turk school campuses in Quetta. Around 20 Turkish teachers have been teaching in these three campuses.
The case has been adjourned till the last week of December of this year.
Earlier, the Peshawar High Court as well as the Sindh High Court also suspended the order of the federal government to deport Turkish staffers and their family members.
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