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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 through Kabul to protest against the planned route of a multimillion-dollar power transmission line, posing […]

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” which roots back to our ancient culture, want to address some points to the leadership […]

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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

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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 intellectuals, artists and writers of Afghanistan, firmly believe in a fair development of the entire territory, and we understand that the deprivation of a part of the country is the deprivation of the entire country in totality. For this reason […]

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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 (regarding its diversion from its primary route (Bamiyan-Maidan Provinces) “The government is bound to create a progressive society, which attends to the welfare of its citizens, in accordance with the values of social justice, the protection of human dignity, the […]

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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, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan (TUTAP) which is expected to be extended to Pakistan through Afghanistan with a transmission capacity of 500MW power from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan and other south Asian countries specially Pakistan. The German Fischer Co carried out a […]

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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 over the past year, Taliban-linked militant groups have killed hundreds in their community, including women and children. Persecuted in their homeland of Quetta, in Pakistan, many from the Shia minority are fleeing the country, hoping to resettle in Australia. In […]

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Afghan guards open fire at Kabul rally against Hazara deaths

By Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential guards opened fire on Wednesday to disperse thousands of protesters marching outside the palace compound in Kabul to denounce recent abductions and killings of seven members of the Hazara Shiite minority. The shooting, which the Public Health Ministry said wounded seven people, occurred as some of […]

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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, two women and four men were kidnapped while they were traveling from Jaghuri district of Ghazni province to Kandahar for medical treatment. At Gelan district of Zabul province, they were kidnapped by Pashton people who have been assisting the Taliban […]

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Desperate journeys: Persecuted Hazara flee Afghanistan

By Kevin Kusmez Facing discrimination and a lack of opportunity, ethnic Hazara are among those landing on the Greek island of Lesbos. Lesbos, Greece – The smuggler camp where Milad was waiting is ideally situated as a launching point to the Greek island of Lesbos. The island spreads out invitingly on the horizon with nothing […]

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