Hazara News

Bamiyan’s ancient cave dwellings shelter homeless Afghans

Bamiyan’s ancient cave dwellings shelter homeless Afghans

By Dawn In this photograph taken on June 19, 2015, a Hazara family stands in…

The Malalas of Quetta

The Malalas of Quetta

By Munira Abbas Hazaras light candles for peace against sectarian attacks in Quetta on February…

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Joeys-selection-caps-roar-teens-amazing-journey

By Brisbane Roar Hazara Roar player Rahmat Akbari has been named in the Joeys squad…

Policeman, 2 Hazaras killed in Quetta firing

Policeman, 2 Hazaras killed in Quetta firing

By Syed Ali Shah Men mourn the death of a relative, who was killed with…

Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with Taliban

Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with Taliban

By Ali M. Latifi Ibrahim, left, and Ali, two members of the Afghan Local Police,…

Taliban Killed 30 Hazara Policemen

Taliban Killed 30 Hazara Policemen

By Zafer Shayan According to the latest reports, 30 local Hazara policemen have been killed…

‘We nearly died’: Hazara refugee risks everything for new life

‘We nearly died’: Hazara refugee risks everything for new life

Zahir Hassan Zada was a teenager when he fled Afghanistan after his father was taken…

The Epitome of Madness

The Epitome of Madness

By Ali Bator Only about 600,000 Hazaras live in Quetta Pakistan. They constitute only 0.33%…

Latest Taliban Kidnaping includes Two Women and a Child

Latest Taliban Kidnaping includes Two Women and a Child

By Mohemed Rizaee On June 8, 2015, the Taliban kidnapped four more Hazaras from Rasana.…

It Is War Against The Hazaras In Quetta

It Is War Against The Hazaras In Quetta

By The Citizen Bureau Unknown gunmen killed five people belonging to Pakistan’s minority Hazara community,…

Five Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

Five Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

By Mohammad Zafar At least five people belonging to the Hazara community were gunned down…

Hazaras protest against killings

Hazaras protest against killings

The Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) has criticised the government and security forces for what it…

Two more Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

Two more Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

By Mohammad Zafar QUETTA: Days after armed men gunned down three members of the Hazara community,…

Targeted attack: Two Hazaras killed in Quetta

Targeted attack: Two Hazaras killed in Quetta

By Muhammad Zafar Two Hazara were killed and three others were injured on Monday in a targeted…

Finding Publisher For: The Plight of The Hazara People

Finding Publisher For: The Plight of The Hazara People

The plight of the Hazara people’ is a photographic book complied with portraits and testimonies…

Three Hazaras Killed in Quetta-Pakistan

Three Hazaras Killed in Quetta-Pakistan

Quetta: Three people belonging to the Hazara community were shot dead on Monday near the Mekran…

Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

By ROD NORDLAND and JAWAD SUKHANYAR KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of kidnappings followed by numerous beheadings of…

Refugee looks back on ordeal of seeking asylum and being detained in Nauru

Refugee looks back on ordeal of seeking asylum and being detained in Nauru

BY GUY CREIGHTON           A. B. CWhen 10-year-old Mohammad Baqiri saw…

A letter with the affliction of my soul

A letter with the affliction of my soul

by Habiba Roshan Dear a father, a mother, a sibling  to the empty plate, we…

Sydney: Hazaras protest kidnappings

Sydney: Hazaras protest kidnappings

Photos by Asad Amir  On April 11, 2015 The Hazara community protested the indifference of the…

Media

  • Sydney: Hazaras protest kidnappings
  • From Afghanistan’s Rubble, A Teacher Builds A School Of Ideas
  • Documentary Highlights Sectarian Issues
  • Hazara Refugees in Indonesia; Who Are We Anyway?
  • We Celebrate Hazara International Solidarity Day
  • Pakistan on Brink of Political Change
  • Protest Against Terrorism of Taliban in Kabul, Herat, Bamiyan and Ghor:  Stop Hazara Killing
  • Poets discover Hazara while NATO fails to protect them from terrorists
  • What is driving the ongoing violence and prejudice against  minorities in pakistan?
  • Swiss: Inaugural Exhibition of the Hazara Artist Mohsen Taasha Wahidi
  • Flag of Hazaristan
  • “I Am Hazara” the documentary screen on International Exile Film Festival in Sweden
  • Bamiyan: Rally against education apartheid in Afghanistan
  • Researching Ethnic Politics in Afghanistan: Engagement or “Objectivity”?

Policeman, 2 Hazaras killed in Quetta firing

By Syed Ali Shah Men mourn the death of a relative, who was killed with two others by unidentified gunmen on July 6. A policemen and two others were killed when unidentified assailants opened fire on them near the passport office at Join Road in Quetta on Monday, according to the police. –Reuters.  Three people…

Policeman, 2 Hazaras killed in Quetta firing

Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

By ROD NORDLAND and JAWAD SUKHANYAR KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of kidnappings followed by numerous beheadings of members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic group have spread alarm and anger among a people who have historically been this country’s most persecuted.  The police in Ghazni Province on Sunday confirmed that four Hazara farmers who had been kidnapped by the…

Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

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

A letter from Australia: I fear for my own people

Aziza Zafari  I am a young woman from Afghanistan who came to Australia with my family ten years ago. After experiencing much danger and hardship,   this country seemed like Paradise to us. For the first time we felt secure and human rights were respected. I love Australia, but I find myself in the conflicting cross-currents…

A letter from Australia: I fear for my own people

Afghanistan News

Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with Taliban

Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with Taliban

By Ali M. Latifi Ibrahim, left, and Ali, two members of the Afghan Local Police, seen in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday. (Ali M. Latifi / Los Angeles Times) With his weapon in one hand, Ibrahim answered his cellphone with the…

The Epitome of Madness

The Epitome of Madness

By Ali Bator Only about 600,000 Hazaras live in Quetta Pakistan. They constitute only 0.33% of the Pakistan’s 182 million populations. According to the Hazara Democratic Party, just in the last 15 years about 1500 Hazara men, women and children…

Latest Taliban Kidnaping includes Two Women and a Child

Latest Taliban Kidnaping includes Two Women and a Child

By Mohemed Rizaee On June 8, 2015, the Taliban kidnapped four more Hazaras from Rasana. Rasana is small Pashtun populated area which is located in Gelan district, and it is controlled mostly by the Taliban. Gelan is one of Ghazni’s…

Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

By ROD NORDLAND and JAWAD SUKHANYAR KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of kidnappings followed by numerous beheadings of…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Refugees & Asylum Seekers

‘Illegal refugee’ adds his craft to Canberra

‘Illegal refugee’ adds his craft to Canberra

Hazara People note: We do respect all ethnic groups, but Hazara People are not Afghan.…

No Land for The Hazara Asylum Seekers

No Land for The Hazara Asylum Seekers

The sad story of Reza Mohammadi By: Kawa Gharji and Basir ahang Translated:Amin Wahidi It…

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…

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing

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

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…

‘We nearly died’: Hazara refugee risks everything for new life

‘We nearly died’: Hazara refugee risks everything for new life

Zahir Hassan Zada was a teenager when he fled Afghanistan after his father was taken by the Taliban. His family settled in Pakistan but life as Hazara refugees was never safe and in 2010 he left behind a wife and…

Refugee looks back on ordeal of seeking asylum and being detained in Nauru

Refugee looks back on ordeal of seeking asylum and being detained in Nauru

BY GUY CREIGHTON           A. B. CWhen 10-year-old Mohammad Baqiri saw a bird flying across the sky, the significance had little bearing on his mind. It was the first bird he – and the 150 people…

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