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Hazaras protest against killings

The Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) has criticised the government and security forces for what it called their slack attitude in arresting the terrorists involved in targeted killings of the members of Hazara community. A large number of HDP supporters carrying placards and banners inscribed with slogans against terrorism and extremism and for restoration of peace […]

Two more Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

By Mohammad Zafar QUETTA: Days after armed men gunned down three members of the Hazara community, two more Hazaras were shot dead near Meezan Chowk on Wednesday. City SHO Chudhry Aslam told The Express Tribune that unknown armed assailants opened fire at people sitting outside a cloth merchant’s store on Meconogey road near Meezan Chowk . The attack […]

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Targeted attack: Two Hazaras killed in Quetta

By Muhammad Zafar Two Hazara were killed and three others were injured on Monday in a targeted attack in Quetta’s Jinnah Road area. As per initial reports, unidentified armed gunmen riding s motorcycle opened fire at a car near Saleem Complex on Jinnah Road. As a result, two people belonging to the Hazara community were killed and […]

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Finding Publisher For: The Plight of The Hazara People

The plight of the Hazara people’ is a photographic book complied with portraits and testimonies of the victims of current on-going target killings in Quetta city of Balochistan province in western Pakistan. More than 1700 people from the Hazara community have lost their lives over past 15 years, and sadly no one has been held […]

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Three Hazaras Killed in Quetta-Pakistan

Quetta: Three people belonging to the Hazara community were shot dead on Monday near the Mekran bus stop in Quetta’s Sattelite Town.Unidentified armed men on a motorcycle opened fire at the three men outside the bus stop, Station House Officer Raja Qyoume told: Two of them were killed on the spot, while another was seriously injured. The deceased […]

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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 […]

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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 onboard the tiny fishing boat – had seen since it had left Indonesia seven days […]

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A letter with the affliction of my soul

by Habiba Roshan Dear a father, a mother, a sibling  to the empty plate, we all wait you have given me the journey of unexpected  You’ve activated me to the world of mystery  It’s drastically unexpectedly  difficult for me to speak  the words that’s hidden behind my throat      I’ve begin to keep a […]

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‘Illegal refugee’ adds his craft to Canberra

Hazara People note: We do respect all ethnic groups, but Hazara People are not Afghan. Afghan or Pashtun is another ethnic group in Afghanistan. by David Ellery Hashmat Shafaq has the Afghan Communist party to thank for his becoming an old world carpenter who uses ancient skills to craft exquisitely carved furniture at his Woden workshop. […]

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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 […]

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