My brother, Norwegian citizen Ehsan Arjemandi, was abducted from a bus at Zero Point, Balochistan, on August 7, 2009. He has not been heard from or seen in public since then. The Pakistani intelligence service, the ISI, is believed to be responsible for the abduction.
In July 2010, journalist Atta Ansari of Norway's NRK reported that Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik acknowledged Ehsan was in Pakistan's custody:
The Norwegian government has been unable to locate and secure the release of Ehsan. Friends and family, therefore, now appeal to President Obama to intervene with U.S. ally Pakistan to help save Ehsan's life. Eshan should be produced in a court of law and allowed to defend himself against any charges (as should all Baloch and Pakistani citizens who have been extra-judicially disappeared).