KARACHI - Political activists belonging to different nationalist parties on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club and demanded that the missing Baloch persons should be recovered. The protest demonstration was attended by workers of Baloch Students Organisation, Baloch Rights Council BRC, Balochistan National Party and other Karachi and Balochistan-based Baloch nationalist organisations. The protesters were carrying banners and placards and chanting slogans against the Government. The families of the missing persons, who were participating in the protest, were carrying portraits of their missing loved ones. Earlier, the family members of several Baloch missing persons have staged a token hunger strike to register their protest against illegal detention of their relatives allegedly what they said had been kept by government agencies for several months. These detainees were allegedly picked up from different parts of Balochistan and from Baloch areas in different parts of the country. The protestors carrying portraits of missing persons and banners in support of their demands expressed fear that they would be killed and thereafter their bodies would be dumped in mountains or deserted places as was done in the case of other Baloch missing persons. They urged the media to play an active in highlighting the issue of Baloch missing persons. The participants of the protest camp consisted of family members of imprisoned Baloch activists Mir Dodo Raisani, Jalil Reki, Sanghat Sana Baloch, Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch, Mir Ghaffar Langu, Ghafoor Baloch, Ali Asghar Baghulzai, Maqbul Zafar, Zakir Mohammad Baloch, Sami Mengal Baloch, Hafiz Saeedur, Najib Qamrani Baloch, Sameer Rind Baloch, Agha Abid Shah Baloch and several others. Representatives of various civil and political organizations including Pakistan Communist Party, Baloch National Movement, Baloch Rights Council, Baloch Unity Conference and Baloch Students Organisation (Azad) visited the camp and expressed sympathies with the affected families.