a self-exiled baloch leader has sought the bangladesh government's support in the effort to liberate balochistan from what he termed "pakistan's occupation", a media report said on thursday. referring to bangladesh's 1971 liberation war against pakistan, mir suleman dawood jan ahmedzai said pakistan are committing the same atrocities that they had committed with bangladesh. since 2007, ahmedzai has been staying in britain to gather international support for their cause of an independent balochistan. he was in dhaka to take part in a seminar organized by the center for genocide studies at the dhaka university. ahmedzai said "pakistan occupied his country" in march 1948 and since then has been carrying out atrocities to suppress public uprisings. ahmedzai said they were expecting "cooperation and diplomatic understanding of the situation they are going through" from bangladesh so that dhaka can take it up to the un.