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Activists attempt to prevent Hazara man deportation at Perth airport

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. […]

We Celebrate Hazara International Solidarity Day

Hazara People International Network www.hazarapeople.com www.facebook.com/mardomehazara www.twitter.com/hazarapeople October 1st Worldwide Hazara Solidarity Day from Hazara People on Vimeo.

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1st October, Worldwide Hazara Solidarity day Resolution

The Hazaras of Afghanistan The Hazara people, one of the largest ethnic groups, live mostly in the countryside of the central highlands of Afghanistan, which are called Hazaristan or Hazarajat. “The Hazara indigenous people made up nearly 67 percent of the population of Afghanistan prior to the 19th century.” (Hazara[1]). From the 18th century up […]

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Worldwide Hazara Solidarity Day: Let’s Make October 1st a Historical Event

Hazara People International Network invites Hazaras and their supporters from all over the world, to participate vastly in October 1st Worldwide Hazara Solidarity Day gatherings in their city of residence so that their voices would be heard better. With the help of hundreds of thousands of Hazaras’ around the world, in a few years, Hazara […]

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RESOLUTION OF PROTEST BY THE HAZARAS OF AFGHANISTAN AND THE DIASPORA ON THE SYSTEMATIC PERSECUTION & KILLING OF HAZARAS IN AFGHANISTAN

Hazara People International Network On Friday, 25 July 2014, Afghanistan’s Hazaras were once again the victim of terror and persecution because of their ethnicity and religion. The suspected Taliban fighters stopped the three vans – two heading to the capital of Kabul and one on its way from Kabul to Cheghcheran – in the Lal […]

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THE HUMAN FACE OF REFUGEE POLICY

By Besmellah Rezaee Refugees are the most vulnerable class of people in the world. They lack the protection of any state until and unless they are afforded it. Their desperate situation should oblige others to treat them with a compassionate realisation that refugees are human beings and their vulnerability should not be politicised for unethical […]

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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 Morrison’s flagrant vilification of this vulnerable group in the media. The government has embarked on […]

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THE HAZARAS

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THE HAZARAS

By Julian Burnside AO QC. Since about 1998, a significant proportion of boat people coming to Australia have been Hazaras from Afghanistan or Pakistan. On 26 August 2001, the Norwegian cargo ship MV Tampa rescued the passengers of a small boat called the Palapa. The Palapa was breaking up in moderate seas in the Indian […]

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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 after hearing it could be 10 years before they can join him in Australia. Zaman Nasiry, 22, was born in Afghanistan, but moved to Pakistan with his family when he was young. After his father was killed by the Taliban, […]

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The Anti-Apartheid Leader’s Farewell

Hazara People International Network:The world has lost a great man of our time today; a man who spent his life time fighting for justice and equality. As one of the most oppressed ethnic group in the world, the Hazaras value Mandela’s struggles for peace and justice as they have been the victims of injustice and […]

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