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‘We nearly died’: Hazara refugee risks everything for new life

‘We nearly died’: Hazara refugee risks everything for new life

Zahir Hassan Zada was a teenager when he fled Afghanistan after his father was taken by the Taliban. His family settled in Pakistan but life as Hazara refugees was never safe and in 2010 he left behind a wife and two young sons to find a new life. Today, after spending nearly half his life […]

The Epitome of Madness

By Ali Bator Only about 600,000 Hazaras live in Quetta Pakistan. They constitute only 0.33% of the Pakistan’s 182 million populations. According to the Hazara Democratic Party, just in the last 15 years about 1500 Hazara men, women and children have lost their lives, and close to 4500 have been injured, in 134 separate target […]

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Latest Taliban Kidnaping includes Two Women and a Child

By Mohemed Rizaee On June 8, 2015, the Taliban kidnapped four more Hazaras from Rasana. Rasana is small Pashtun populated area which is located in Gelan district, and it is controlled mostly by the Taliban. Gelan is one of Ghazni’s districts in Afghanistan. The hostages are two women, one child, and one man, a car […]

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It Is War Against The Hazaras In Quetta

By The Citizen Bureau Unknown gunmen killed five people belonging to Pakistan’s minority Hazara community, as they opened fire in Quetta’s Bacha Khan Chowk area on Sunday evening. Police said that the assailants escaped the area, which soon turned into a ghost-town as panic gripped the streets. Shops and outlets closed their doors, traffic disappeared, […]

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Five Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

By Mohammad Zafar At least five people belonging to the Hazara community were gunned down in Quetta’s Circular Road area near Meezab Chowk Sunday evening. Unidentified armed men on two motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire on the victims, who were sitting outside a tea shop in the area. Four of them died on the spot, while one […]

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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 […]

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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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