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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…

“Reaping What Is Sown”: Teaching Greek to Afghanistani Refugees

“Reaping What Is Sown”: Teaching Greek to Afghanistani Refugees

by Marina Mogli In 2010, in a spur of the moment decision, I decided to…

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…

Punishment for Punishment’s Sake: the new guiding principles of Australia’s immigration policy

Punishment for Punishment’s Sake: the new guiding principles of Australia’s immigration policy

By Besmellah Rezaee In the past three months, the Coalition government has been busy implementing…

THE HAZARAS

THE HAZARAS

By Julian Burnside AO QC. Since about 1998, a significant proportion of boat people coming…

Why Hazaras are being Killed in Pakistan?

Why Hazaras are being Killed in Pakistan?

by Muhammad Younas|outlookafghanistan Once again Lashkar-e-Janghvi (LeJ) terrorists have managed to kill 28 Hazara pilgrims including women and…

Hopelessness vs helplessness

Hopelessness vs helplessness

by Dr Saleem Javed After Interior Minster Chaudhary Nisar’s visit to Alamdar road and a…

Thousands protest Mastung bloodbath

Thousands protest Mastung bloodbath

QUETTA: Despite freezing temperatures, thousands of members of the Hazara Shia community staged an ongoing…

Anniversary of twin bombings: Remembering the Hazara mowed down in Quetta

Anniversary of twin bombings: Remembering the Hazara mowed down in Quetta

  By Maha Mussadaq / Photo: Muhammad Javaid Published: January 11, 2014 ISLAMABAD: Smartly-turned out in…

Hazara Sectarian killings in Balochistan

Hazara Sectarian killings in Balochistan

TODAY, the Hazara graveyard in Quetta will be more crowded than usual. Among the visitors…

Hazara refugee fears for brothers’ lives after family reunion applications pushed to back of queue

Hazara refugee fears for brothers’ lives after family reunion applications pushed to back of queue

A Hazara refugee says he fears for the lives of his young brothers in Pakistan…

Besmellah Taban Future president of Afghanistan

Besmellah Taban Future president of Afghanistan

I will run for President of Afghanistan in 2029,” says Besmellah Taban, a 26-year-old philosophy…

The Anti-Apartheid Leader’s Farewell

The Anti-Apartheid Leader’s Farewell

Hazara People International Network:The world has lost a great man of our time today; a…

Afghanistan: the quest for security

Afghanistan: the quest for security

by Rohallah Haidar Many nations can only dream of a bilateral accord with the first…

Arming the Taliban? Whatever floats your gunboat

Arming the Taliban? Whatever floats your gunboat

November 19, 2013     Blunt Instrument John Birmingham tells stories. Most of them true.…

Hazara Genocide Continue in Quetta: Arif Hussain Shot Dead on Sunday

Hazara Genocide Continue in Quetta: Arif Hussain Shot Dead on Sunday

QUETTA: A man was shot dead in an attack apparently triggered by sectarian hatred on…

Swiss: Inaugural Exhibition of the Hazara Artist Mohsen Taasha Wahidi

Swiss: Inaugural Exhibition of the Hazara Artist Mohsen Taasha Wahidi

There are three major rivers in Mohsen Taasha Wahidi’s life: the Kabul, which gives its…

Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghans protest in front of parliament as Refugees and Repatriation minister questioned by parliament over…

Amazing story of survival

Amazing story of survival

  Mohammad Reza Froogh has been through a lot more than most other 19-year-olds in…

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  • World Poetry Day: 324 Poets from 93 Countries Unite to Stop Genocide of Hazara

Hopelessness vs helplessness

by Dr Saleem Javed After Interior Minster Chaudhary Nisar’s visit to Alamdar road and a successful negotiation with the community leaders, the Hazaras finally agreed to lay to rest the bodies of their loved ones after a two-day sit-in. It was exactly the same month, January 2013, when members of the Hazara Shia community placed…

Hopelessness vs helplessness

AFGHANISTAN: EDUCATION ON ETHNIC LINES

By Ishaq Rahim The announcement of Provincial Quota system for the students in Afghanistan Universities has met severe criticism by several Afghanistan political parties, civil society organizations, HR activists and students community. Ministry of Higher Education recently announced a new proposal for admission policy according to which the students would be enrolled in Government universities…

AFGHANISTAN: EDUCATION ON ETHNIC LINES

Genocide of Hazaras in Balochistan forced dozens to flee

Hazara People International Network: Local news and sources in Baluchistan say dozens of Hazara people forced to flee as the target killings have increased in this province. Some local sources have confirmed that more than 70 families moved to Peshawar and Islamabad. Target killing of Hazaras in Pakistan is a clear example of genocide. This…

Genocide of Hazaras in Balochistan forced dozens to flee

Pakistan: 10 Steps to Improve Human Rights

Urgently Address Militant Attacks, Security Force Abuses, Religious Intolerance August 23, 2013 (New York) – Pakistan’s new government should urgently address serious human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif outlining “10 Steps to Improve Human Rights.”  The abuses include attacks on religious minorities, disappearances in Balochistan, and…

Pakistan: 10 Steps to Improve Human Rights

Women Comprise 95 Percent of Suicides in Afghanistan: Officials

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:40 Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 17:59 Written by Tareq Majidy Officials of the Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday, marking World Suicide Prevention Day in Kabul, said that 95 percent of suicides in Afghanistan are committed by women. More than 2,500 Afghan women have taken their own lives…

Women Comprise 95 Percent of Suicides in Afghanistan: Officials

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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 published in a 600 page multilingual anthology and collaborative poem. Titled Poems for the Hazara, it’s subject is the plight of the Hazara, one of…

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 events in Kabul that he would not sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States unless they met his preconditions. Keeping up his…

Besmellah Taban Future president of Afghanistan

Besmellah Taban Future president of Afghanistan

I will run for President of Afghanistan in 2029,” says Besmellah Taban, a 26-year-old philosophy student from Ghazni currently studying for an MA in Criminology in Kazakhstan. Taban already has a slogan, ‘Boldness and Hope’, and even policies. “I have…

Afghanistan: the quest for security

Afghanistan: the quest for security

by Rohallah Haidar Many nations can only dream of a bilateral accord with the first…

Arming the Taliban? Whatever floats your gunboat

Arming the Taliban? Whatever floats your gunboat

November 19, 2013     Blunt Instrument John Birmingham tells stories. Most of them true.…

Swiss: Inaugural Exhibition of the Hazara Artist Mohsen Taasha Wahidi

Swiss: Inaugural Exhibition of the Hazara Artist Mohsen Taasha Wahidi

There are three major rivers in Mohsen Taasha Wahidi’s life: the Kabul, which gives its…

Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghans protest in front of parliament as Refugees and Repatriation minister questioned by parliament over…

Amazing story of survival

Amazing story of survival

  Mohammad Reza Froogh has been through a lot more than most other 19-year-olds in…

Hazaras Have Nothing To Lose But Their Lives

Hazaras Have Nothing To Lose But Their Lives

By Sam BungeyOctober 31, 2013 A young filmmaker travelled to Quetta, Pakistan, to find out why…

Women Comprise 95 Percent of Suicides in Afghanistan: Officials

Women Comprise 95 Percent of Suicides in Afghanistan: Officials

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:40 Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 17:59 Written by…

Afghanistan – The Evolving Election Scenario

Afghanistan – The Evolving Election Scenario

  By Dr. Hussain Yasa   Nominations for the Afghani presidency opened on the 16th…

Refugees & Asylum Seekers

THE HAZARAS

THE HAZARAS

By Julian Burnside AO QC. Since about 1998, a significant proportion of boat people coming…

Hazara refugee fears for brothers’ lives after family reunion applications pushed to back of queue

Hazara refugee fears for brothers’ lives after family reunion applications pushed to back of queue

A Hazara refugee says he fears for the lives of his young brothers in Pakistan…

Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghans protest in front of parliament as Refugees and Repatriation minister questioned by parliament over…

Amazing story of survival

Amazing story of survival

  Mohammad Reza Froogh has been through a lot more than most other 19-year-olds in…

Hazaras Have Nothing To Lose But Their Lives

Hazaras Have Nothing To Lose But Their Lives

By Sam BungeyOctober 31, 2013 A young filmmaker travelled to Quetta, Pakistan, to find out why…

Barat Ali Batoor’s photo of asylum seekers wins inaugural Walkley Awards Photo of the Year

Barat Ali Batoor’s photo of asylum seekers wins inaugural Walkley Awards Photo of the Year

A POIGNANT photo taken by a Hazara refugee of asylum seekers emerging from below deck…

“Reaping What Is Sown”: Teaching Greek to Afghanistani Refugees

“Reaping What Is Sown”: Teaching Greek to Afghanistani Refugees

by Marina Mogli In 2010, in a spur of the moment decision, I decided to volunteer to teach Greek to immigrants and asylum seekers in the Immigrant Center in my hometown, Volos in the port city in Greek region of…

Punishment for Punishment’s Sake: the new guiding principles of Australia’s immigration policy

Punishment for Punishment’s Sake: the new guiding principles of Australia’s immigration policy

By Besmellah Rezaee In the past three months, the Coalition government has been busy implementing its pre-election policies that effectively violate the human rights of asylum seekers in this country. Accompanying the policy changes, we have witnessed Immigration Minister Scott…

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