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2nd Hazara Man Deported

2nd Hazara Man Deported

Reported by Stephanie March CHRIS UHLMANN: The second Hazara man to be deported by the Australian Government against his will says he fears for his life in Kabul. The Immigration Department rejected the man’s claim that his job involved driving through Taliban areas, saying he’d be safe if he settled in Afghanistan’s capital. But refugee […]

Still Deporting to Danger

By Jordan Humphreys Occasionally the government begrudgingly informs us about its “removals”. Beneath this sanitised word lies the horror of deportations. The Edmund Rice Centre, a Sydney-based social research and advocacy organisation, recently reported on the situation of Zainullah Nazeri, a Hazara deported back to Afghanistan on 26 August: “He was in the country for […]

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Pakistan’s Beleaguered Hazaras

By Raza Rumi The attack on the Hazara community in Quetta last month, which left 10 dead and many injured, comes amidst the recent spate of violence against an intensely vulnerable and ghettoised community. Pakistan’s new theatre of sectarian killings, the troubled province of Balochistan, is turning into a parable of disastrous policies that are […]

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We Want Justice for Sahar Batool

The mother of a six-year-old girl who was strangled to death last month has appealed to the authorities to publicly execute her daughter’s murderers so that the criminals are taught a sobering lesson. “I appeal to the government and law-enforcing agencies to publicly hang the murderer of my six-year-old-daughter Sahar Batool. Such exemplary punishment will […]

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Pakistan: Six-Year-Old Hazara Girl Strangled and Dumped in Garbage after Rape Attempt

QUETTA: The parents of a six-year-old girl, whose tortured body was found dumped in a trashcan on October 28, are still waiting for justice. Sahar Batool went missing from in front of her house on Zarghoon Road on the morning of October 28. “My daughter wanted to go to school along with her sisters, but […]

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Norway: The Hell for Asylum Seekers

By Kawa Gharji Translated: Ishaq Mohammadi “Norway police usually search for asylum seekers over the weekends.  The reason police search and arrest asylum seekers over the weekends is because asylum seekers’ lawyers are not in their offices and it is impossible for asylum seekers to get in touch with their lawyers.  When everyone is asleep […]

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Hazara Refugees in Indonesia; Who Are We Anyway?

by Khadim Dai

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Activists attempt to prevent Hazara man deportation at Perth airport

By Pamela Medlen Activists have been campaigning at Perth International Airport to try to prevent a man from the minority Hazara community in Afghanistan being deported. The Refugee Rights Action Network said the 20-year-old man, who has been held at a detention centre in Northam for two years, has been moved to a facility near the airport. […]

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Continuation of Hazara Genocide in Quetta:  Eight Hazaras Have Been Killed Today

QUETTA: Unidentified men opened fire on a bus in the outskirts of Quetta on Thursday, killing eight people — said to belong to the Hazara community — and injuring one, in what is believed to be a sectarian attack. Ten men were on the bus and were about to leave a vegetable market in the […]

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1st October, Hazara Solidarity in Utah, United States

By Madi Hazara On 2 October 2014, Alrasool Islamic Center in Salt Lake City observed Hazara Solidarity day. Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Utah, which is located in in the western United States. Participants gathered in Alrasool Islamic Center, Salt Lake City. After Maghreb prayers, […]

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