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Gunmen kidnap 30 members of Hazara community in southern Afghanistan

Gunmen kidnap 30 members of Hazara community in southern Afghanistan

Kandahar, Afghanistan: Gunmen in southern Afghanistan kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community, authorities said…

Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Afshar Agonies Remembered

Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Afshar Agonies Remembered

by Ahmad Shuja Twenty-two years ago, residents of Kabul’s Afshar district awoke to the sound of…

A Hazaragi Restaurant

A Hazaragi Restaurant

A Hazaragi restaurant in Dahan Awdila Village, Behsood District, Maidan Province. A restaurant in the middle of…

Nine Hazara Passengers Killed by Taliban

Nine Hazara Passengers Killed by Taliban

By Mohemed Rizaee Jaghori is one of the Ghazni’s districts which is located in central-east…

Pakistan to Pakenham

Pakistan to Pakenham

From death threats to a new home to the United Nations, knowledge has shaped Zakia…

The peculiar case of Liaquat Ali Hazara

The peculiar case of Liaquat Ali Hazara

By Eisa Ali, Liaquat Ali Hazara   The West tells Muslims to condemn terror but…

Stemming Hazara Killings in the Islamic State Era

Stemming Hazara Killings in the Islamic State Era

By Brian Perkins While the international community scrambles to end the Islamic State-led atrocities against…

Documentary Highlights Sectarian Issues

Documentary Highlights Sectarian Issues

By Syeda Shehrbano Kazim ISLAMABAD: The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), an Islamabad-based think tank,…

Hazara Artist Khadim Ali Joins the Board of the Art Gallery of NSW

Hazara Artist Khadim Ali Joins the Board of the Art Gallery of NSW

By Elizabeth Fortescue A Hazara artist from Doonside who grew up in the shadow of…

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing ———————- Fleeing persecution, a group of ethnic Hazaras set out for Australia by…

The Hazara Nationalism: in Music and Historical Literature

The Hazara Nationalism:  in Music and  Historical Literature

The Hazara Nationalism: in Music and Historical Literature By Barakat Rastgar  The Hazara nationalism was…

From Persia to Parade College – an unlikely refugee journey

From Persia to Parade College – an unlikely refugee journey

By Laurie Nowell Elnaz Tavancheh, an ethnic Hazara who fled her home in Iran to…

Refugee Students In Indonesia Remember Peshawar School Attack

Refugee Students In Indonesia Remember Peshawar School Attack

The massacre of 132 innocent students in Peshawar shocked the whole world. People around the…

Hazara Refugees Sent Back To Afghanistan By The Government Are Being Tortured By The Taliban

Hazara Refugees Sent Back To Afghanistan By The Government Are Being Tortured By The Taliban

By Alex McKinnon The news that more than 130 children were murdered by the Pakistani Taliban in an…

An 18-Year-Old Hazara Refugee In Indonesia Is Making Documentaries On His Smartphone

An 18-Year-Old Hazara Refugee In Indonesia Is Making Documentaries On His Smartphone

By Alex McKinnon The debate around asylum seekers in Australia is an old and frequently…

Hazara asylum seeker fears for life if forceably returned, say refugee advocates

Hazara asylum seeker fears for life if forceably returned, say refugee advocates

By Chloe Booker Protesters say a Hazara asylum seeker faces death if returned. Refugee advocates…

Pakistan’s Hazara: ‘It’s like living in jail’

Pakistan’s Hazara: ‘It’s like living in jail’

Pakistan’s Hazara: ‘It’s like living in jail’ Surge in sectarian violence puts Pakistan’s minority Hazara…

Part 2: Local or Neighborhood Trade in Hazarajat

Part 2: Local or Neighborhood Trade in Hazarajat

Nomad Expansion and commerce in Central Afghanistan A Sketch of Some Modern Trends By Klaus…

Kicking ass in Kabul: Hazara Bruce Lee impersonator goes viral

Kicking ass in Kabul: Hazara Bruce Lee impersonator goes viral

‘Bruce Hazara’, who recreates the poses of the martial arts legend on Facebook, has become…

Meet the Hazara Bruce Lee Doppelganger: Bruce Hazara

Meet the Hazara Bruce Lee Doppelganger: Bruce Hazara

He is reportedly 20 years old, resides in Kabul, and calls himself Bruce Hazara or…

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Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Afshar Agonies Remembered

by Ahmad Shuja Twenty-two years ago, residents of Kabul’s Afshar district awoke to the sound of rockets launched at them from a nearby mountainside. February 11, 1993, marked the bloody dawn of the Afshar campaign, one of the worst mass atrocities of Afghanistan’s civil war of the early 1990s. Powerful militia-backed faction leaders systematically planned and…

Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Afshar Agonies Remembered

Part 2: Local or Neighborhood Trade in Hazarajat

Nomad Expansion and commerce in Central Afghanistan A Sketch of Some Modern Trends By Klaus Ferdinand Local or neighborhood trade in Hazarajat Despite the differences existing between the nomads and the settled population in Hazarajat, economic relations and, on some points, cooperation, of benefit to both parties came into being at an early stage. It…

Part 2: Local or Neighborhood Trade in Hazarajat

Part 2: Local or Neighborhood Trade in Hazarajat

Nomad Expansion and commerce in Central Afghanistan A Sketch of Some Modern Trends By Klaus Ferdinand Local or neighborhood trade in Hazarajat Despite the differences existing between the nomads and the settled population in Hazarajat, economic relations and, on some points, cooperation, of benefit to both parties came into being at an early stage. It…

Part 2: Local or Neighborhood Trade in Hazarajat

Sahar Batool

By Muhammad Younas It was early morning of on 28th of October 2014. Sahar’s mother was busy preparing breakfast in the kitchen while her father, Sakhi, was getting himself ready to go to work. He looked at his motorcycle in the backyard of the home, walked to it, checked the wheels and cleaned it up…

Sahar Batool

Afghanistan News

Gunmen kidnap 30 members of Hazara community in southern Afghanistan

Gunmen kidnap 30 members of Hazara community in southern Afghanistan

Kandahar, Afghanistan: Gunmen in southern Afghanistan kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community, authorities said Tuesday. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack Monday afternoon, nor demanded a ransom. The 30 people were kidnapped from two vehicles on a…

Disputes damage hopes of rebuilding Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Buddhas

Disputes damage hopes of rebuilding Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Buddhas

By Frédéric Bobin Plans are afoot to restore giant Buddhist symbols destroyed by the Taliban, but experts cannot agree on best way forward. The Sasal Buddha at Bamiyan, Afghanistan, pictured before its destruction in 2001. Photograph: Ian Griffiths/Corbis It is…

No Justice for teenaged Afghanistan Immigrants during Forced Deportation in Norway

No Justice for teenaged Afghanistan Immigrants during Forced Deportation in Norway

By: Kawa gharji It is nearly 12 years since the Taliban regime has fallen and a new government was established with the support of international communities accompanied by unprecedented support of people of Afghanistan. Over the past 100 years, no…

Norway: The Hell for Asylum Seekers

Norway: The Hell for Asylum Seekers

By Kawa Gharji Translated: Ishaq Mohammadi “Norway police usually search for asylum seekers over the…

Record High Deportation from Norway and Ghulam nabi Cues

Record High Deportation from Norway and Ghulam nabi Cues

By kawa gharji Today, I spoke with Nabi again. He said he has been to…

Gholam Nabi, Disabled Asylum Seeker Deported 26th of October in Afghanistan and Beaten by Norwegian Police

Gholam Nabi, Disabled Asylum Seeker Deported 26th of October in Afghanistan and Beaten by Norwegian Police

By Kawa Gharji Gholam Nabi has been deported from Norway two days ago. Today I…

Protest Against Terrorism of Taliban in Kabul, Herat, Bamiyan and Ghor: Stop Hazara Killing

Protest Against Terrorism of Taliban in Kabul, Herat, Bamiyan and Ghor:  Stop Hazara Killing

Photos by Hakim Muzaher Mahdi Zartosht, Latif Azimi & Mohammad Rohani ©HPIN On Friday, 25…

A concocted mandate “Afghan Disputed Presidential Polls”

A concocted mandate “Afghan Disputed Presidential Polls”

By Dr. Hussain Yasa The provisional results which the Afghan Election Commission announced for the…

Worst of the Worst’: Who Did U.S. Release From Gitmo for Bergdahl?

Worst of the Worst’: Who Did U.S. Release From Gitmo for Bergdahl?

BY FOX NEWS INSIDER Watch the latest video at video.insider.foxnews.com After the release this weekend…

Poets discover Hazara while NATO fails to protect them from terrorists

Poets discover Hazara while NATO fails to protect them from terrorists

The works of one hundred twenty five internationally recognized poets from sixty-eight countries have been…

Afghanistan- Karzai Keeps His Word

Afghanistan- Karzai Keeps His Word

By Dr. Hussain Yasa On Saturday, January 25, 2014 President Karzai announced in two different…

Refugees & Asylum Seekers

From Persia to Parade College – an unlikely refugee journey

From Persia to Parade College – an unlikely refugee journey

By Laurie Nowell Elnaz Tavancheh, an ethnic Hazara who fled her home in Iran to…

Refugee Students In Indonesia Remember Peshawar School Attack

Refugee Students In Indonesia Remember Peshawar School Attack

The massacre of 132 innocent students in Peshawar shocked the whole world. People around the…

Hazara Refugees Sent Back To Afghanistan By The Government Are Being Tortured By The Taliban

Hazara Refugees Sent Back To Afghanistan By The Government Are Being Tortured By The Taliban

By Alex McKinnon The news that more than 130 children were murdered by the Pakistani Taliban in an…

An 18-Year-Old Hazara Refugee In Indonesia Is Making Documentaries On His Smartphone

An 18-Year-Old Hazara Refugee In Indonesia Is Making Documentaries On His Smartphone

By Alex McKinnon The debate around asylum seekers in Australia is an old and frequently…

Hazara asylum seeker fears for life if forceably returned, say refugee advocates

Hazara asylum seeker fears for life if forceably returned, say refugee advocates

By Chloe Booker Protesters say a Hazara asylum seeker faces death if returned. Refugee advocates…

Asylum seekers on the doorstep of UN office in Jakarta with nowhere to turn

Asylum seekers on the doorstep of UN office in Jakarta with nowhere to turn

By Michael Bachelard Jakarta: For Sardar “Sammy” Hussein, barely more than a boy, the words…

The peculiar case of Liaquat Ali Hazara

The peculiar case of Liaquat Ali Hazara

By Eisa Ali, Liaquat Ali Hazara   The West tells Muslims to condemn terror but Britain wants to deport a prominent anti-Taliban campaigner back to Pakistan. Doing so would seal his fate. At the end of last year, the world…

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing ———————- Fleeing persecution, a group of ethnic Hazaras set out for Australia by sea. One of them documented the harrowing voyage with a camera.By Lynne Minion As he stepped onto a boat on the Indonesia coast, Barat Ali…

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