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Power line protests: Afghanistan capital Kabul paralysed

Power line protests: Afghanistan capital Kabul paralysed

Afghanistan’s decision to reroute transmission line, effectively bypassing Bamyan province, angered ethnic minority. By Shereena…

Hazara people march on Kabul in power line protest

Hazara people march on Kabul in power line protest

Persecuted minority want changes to the route of transmission line bringing electricity from Turkmenistan  Crowds…

Hazara Activists Beaten up in London: The United Kingdom Has to Assure The Security of its Hazara British Citizens

Hazara Activists Beaten up in London: The United Kingdom Has to Assure The Security of its Hazara British Citizens

Hazara People International Network: Jafar Ataie a British Hazara activist was bitten beaten up by Afghan…

Afghanistan: An Urgent Need to Resolve Conflicts Through Logic and Reasoning

Afghanistan: An Urgent Need to Resolve Conflicts Through Logic and Reasoning

Writers: Doc. Moh. Amin Ahmadi, Eng. Moh. Naser Ahmadi, and Eng. Ahmad Salehi Let us…

Hazara People International Network’s Resolution Statement and Call for Protest in London

Hazara People International Network’s Resolution Statement and Call for Protest in London

We will trial the corrupt and inefficient government of Afghanistan in London! Brothers, sisters and…

To The Leadership of The National Unity Government

To The Leadership of The National Unity Government

By: Ali Amiri Source: Interstellar Bulletin #37, Star Educational Society weekly newspaper – Kabul, Afghanistan…

The Enlightening Movement Protest in kabul

The Enlightening Movement Protest in kabul

Hazara People’s Protest in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan (regarding its diversion from…

Community Spirit

Community Spirit

Fatima Shafaie’s work with refugees is an example for Australians to follow. As a child,…

Bamiyan Citizens statement in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan

Bamiyan Citizens statement  in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan

 The statement of the Bamiyan People’s Protest in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan…

Our Condolences and Condemnation of the Terrorist Attack in Ankara

Our Condolences and Condemnation of the Terrorist Attack in Ankara

Hazara People International Network: As one of the most persecuted people on earth, we are deeply…

How refugee and Nauru detainee Nabi Baqiri became a fruit-picking millionaire

How refugee and Nauru detainee Nabi Baqiri became a fruit-picking millionaire

By Alana Rosenbaum Nabi Baqiri is paying for a tractor part and chainsaw to use in his Shepparton…

Austria holds refugee talks as young Hazaras flee persecution to make ‘dangerous’ journey to Europe

Austria holds refugee talks as young Hazaras flee persecution to make ‘dangerous’ journey to Europe

By Kim Traill As refugees continue to flow into Europe unabated this year, Austria will…

What America Leaves When It Leaves Afghanistan

What America Leaves When It Leaves Afghanistan

In a slum on the outskirts of Kabul, a teacher tries to build a new…

Afshar and Karteh Sahe Massacre 1993

Afshar and Karteh Sahe Massacre 1993

Victims:  Over 1,000 Hazaras were massacred in Afshar and Karteh Sahe Date:  February 11, 1993 Perpetrators: Then former…

A Teacher in Afghanistan: Is the Future Democracy or Muslim Extremism?

A Teacher in Afghanistan: Is the Future Democracy or Muslim Extremism?

By Jeffrey E. Stern A few months ago, in downtown Kabul, a small man stood…

Voice for Hazaras Laments Lost Chances in Afghanistan’s Tumult

Voice for Hazaras Laments Lost Chances in Afghanistan’s Tumult

By David Joly KABUL, Afghanistan — AFTER his return to Afghanistan from exile, in 1986, Azizullah Royesh…

Jeffrey Stern and “The Last Thousand”

Jeffrey Stern and “The Last Thousand”

SEILER SMITH Jeffrey Stern, a former Pulitzer Center grantee, is coming out with his first…

‘If I’m not accepted as a refugee I’ll die in Afghanistan’

‘If I’m not accepted as a refugee I’ll die in Afghanistan’

By Laura Dean, LESBOS, Greece — “My friends call me ‘Darya.’ It means ‘sea,’” says a…

Hunted Hazaras travel ‘Death Road’ through Afghanistan

Hunted Hazaras travel ‘Death Road’ through Afghanistan

West of the Afghan city of Maidan Shahr is a 40-kilometre stretch of paved highway…

Afghan Kidnappers Prey on Hazaras

Afghan Kidnappers Prey on Hazaras

By Joseph Goldstein and Taimoor Shah, The New York Times writers KABUL, Afghanistan — A…

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Hunted Hazaras travel ‘Death Road’ through Afghanistan

West of the Afghan city of Maidan Shahr is a 40-kilometre stretch of paved highway known as “Death Road”, where drivers say the country’s ethnic Hazara minority are slaughtered by militants “like sheep and cows”. “The spit dries in our mouths from fear when we pass it,” says Mohammad Hussain, who ferries passengers along the…

Hunted Hazaras travel ‘Death Road’ through Afghanistan

Power line protests: Afghanistan capital Kabul paralysed

Afghanistan’s decision to reroute transmission line, effectively bypassing Bamyan province, angered ethnic minority. By Shereena Qazi Ethnic Hazaras believe the chosen route for the power line was a discriminatory move [Ahmad Masood/Reuters]   Afghanistan’s capital Kabul is in lockdown as members of an ethnic minority group stage protests over the proposed route of a power line.…

Power line protests: Afghanistan capital Kabul paralysed

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

From Afghanistan’s Rubble, A Teacher Builds A School Of Ideas

by Philip Reeves Aziz Royesh is a man whose life has been defined by one over-arching ambition: He says he simply wants to be a teacher. At 46, he has achieved that goal in one of the most difficult and dangerous environments in the world — Afghanistan. He has also founded a school that is now…

From Afghanistan’s Rubble, A Teacher Builds A School Of Ideas

Journalist expelled from her job with Tolo Tv due to a tweet about Kuchi-Taliaban involvment in Jalriz massacre

 Saleha Soadat’s press statement  Dear friends and fellows, As you may aware, I was expelled from my job with the Tolo News earlier this month after I shared a tweet via my personal account about unpopular incident of Jalriz District of Maidan Wardak in which tens of local police officers were brutally killed by Taliban.…

Journalist expelled from her job with Tolo Tv due to a tweet about Kuchi-Taliaban involvment in Jalriz massacre

Afghanistan News

Hazara people march on Kabul in power line protest

Hazara people march on Kabul in power line protest

Persecuted minority want changes to the route of transmission line bringing electricity from Turkmenistan  Crowds gather on the street in Kabul, Afghanistan for the massive anti-government protest. Photograph: Massoud Hossaini/AP   Thousands of demonstrators from Afghanistan’s Hazara minority have marched…

To The Leadership of The National Unity Government

To The Leadership of The National Unity Government

By: Ali Amiri Source: Interstellar Bulletin #37, Star Educational Society weekly newspaper – Kabul, Afghanistan These days that everyone is just talking and writing voraciously, the advices will not be heard or considered. But I, following the tradition of “Advice”…

The Enlightening Movement Protest in kabul

The Enlightening Movement Protest in kabul

Hazara People’s Protest in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan (regarding its diversion from its primary route (Bamyan-Maidan Provinces). #Hazarapeople https://www.facebook.com/HazaraPeopleInternationalNetwok/ www.hazarapeople.com photo by: Etilaat roz…

Declaration by the intellectuals from Afghanistan in support of the “Enlightening movement”

Declaration by the intellectuals from Afghanistan in support of the “Enlightening movement”

Translated by Hazara People International Network In the name of God of wisdom and enlightenment We, the collective of…

Bamiyan Citizens statement in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan

Bamiyan Citizens statement  in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan

 The statement of the Bamiyan People’s Protest in regard to the 500 KV Electricity plan…

Bamyan A Secure, Cheap Path For Extension of TUTAP Power Transmission

Bamyan A Secure, Cheap Path For Extension of TUTAP Power Transmission

Kabul (BNA) TUTAP is one of the important regional economic projects agreed among Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan,…

Ethnic Hazaras Fleeing Pakistan in Dangerous, Uncertain Journey to Safety

Ethnic Hazaras Fleeing Pakistan in Dangerous, Uncertain Journey to Safety

By Rabu, Father and brother of Sadiq Ali. (Photo: Naeem Sahoutara) Ethnic Hazaras say that…

Afghan guards open fire at Kabul rally against Hazara deaths

Afghan guards open fire at Kabul rally against Hazara deaths

By Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential guards opened fire on Wednesday to…

Seven Kidnapped Hazaras Beheaded in Afghanistan & Two Hazaras killed in Pakistan

Seven Kidnapped Hazaras Beheaded in Afghanistan & Two Hazaras killed in Pakistan

By Mohammad Ali Farhath On September 30, 2015, seven Hazaras, including a nine years-old girl,…

Desperate journeys: Persecuted Hazara flee Afghanistan

Desperate journeys: Persecuted Hazara flee Afghanistan

By Kevin Kusmez Facing discrimination and a lack of opportunity, ethnic Hazara are among those…

TALIBAN vs. ISIS Hostility Race in Afghanistan: Hazaras The Main Victims

TALIBAN vs. ISIS Hostility Race in Afghanistan: Hazaras The Main Victims

Hazara People International Network Ghazni: Taliban terrorists kidnapped 17 members of ethnic minority Hazara from…

Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Austria holds refugee talks as young Hazaras flee persecution to make ‘dangerous’ journey to Europe

Austria holds refugee talks as young Hazaras flee persecution to make ‘dangerous’ journey to Europe

By Kim Traill As refugees continue to flow into Europe unabated this year, Austria will…

‘If I’m not accepted as a refugee I’ll die in Afghanistan’

‘If I’m not accepted as a refugee I’ll die in Afghanistan’

By Laura Dean, LESBOS, Greece — “My friends call me ‘Darya.’ It means ‘sea,’” says a…

Desperate journeys: Persecuted Hazara flee Afghanistan

Desperate journeys: Persecuted Hazara flee Afghanistan

By Kevin Kusmez Facing discrimination and a lack of opportunity, ethnic Hazara are among those…

Hazara refugee now doctor tells modern day refugee success story

Hazara refugee now doctor tells modern day refugee success story

By Tony Moore Hazara refugee, now doctor Homa Forotan is just one Brisbane example of…

Hazara asylum seeker feared dead after self-immolation during video call

Hazara asylum seeker feared dead after self-immolation during video call

By Melissa Davey Khodayar Amini was speaking with refugee advocates on Sunday when he threatened…

More than 20,000 asylum seekers receive work rights after years living in forced destitution

More than 20,000 asylum seekers receive work rights after years living in forced destitution

By  Nick Toscano, Workplace Reporter How sweet it is to wake to a new day – a day…

Community Spirit

Community Spirit

Fatima Shafaie’s work with refugees is an example for Australians to follow. As a child, Fatima Shafaie used to lay out newspapers at home and read them like a newsreader. “It was a very unconscious thing,” she recalls. “I just…

How refugee and Nauru detainee Nabi Baqiri became a fruit-picking millionaire

How refugee and Nauru detainee Nabi Baqiri became a fruit-picking millionaire

By Alana Rosenbaum Nabi Baqiri is paying for a tractor part and chainsaw to use in his Shepparton orchard. The former refugee hands over a cheque and asked the sales assistant to fill in the date and transaction amount. “I don’t know how to…

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