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A concocted mandate “Afghan Disputed Presidential Polls”

A concocted mandate “Afghan Disputed Presidential Polls”

By Dr. Hussain Yasa The provisional results which the Afghan Election Commission announced for the presidential election run-off are so implausible that any attempt to make them stick will undermine the political system which the world has worked hard to build up in Afghanistan over the past decade. The Commission claims a turn-out of 7.9 […]

The walking dead

By Mehmal Sarfraz Human Rights Watch (HRW) recently released a heart-rending report titled ‘We are the Walking Dead’ on the plight of the Shia Hazara community in Balochistan. The 62-page report is an indictment of the state’s failure to protect Shias from being massacred by the Laskhar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), a banned militant group. The accounts of […]

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Human Rights Watch Report 2014 About Hazara Genocide in Quetta- Pakistan

“We are the Walking Dead” Download the full report (PDF) Killings of Shia Hazara in Balochistan, Pakistan Glossary Map of Pakistan Map of Balochistan Summary Key Recommendations To the Government of Pakistan To the Provincial Government of Balochistan To Major Donors and Pakistan’s External Partners, including the United States, European Union, Japan, Australia, the World […]

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Worst of the Worst’: Who Did U.S. Release From Gitmo for Bergdahl?

BY FOX NEWS INSIDER Watch the latest video at video.insider.foxnews.com After the release this weekend of a U.S. soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years, questions are now being raised about the five terrorists released from Guantanamo Bay in the prisoner swap. Former CIA operative Gary Berntsen joined Steve Doocy this morning to […]

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Bamiyan civil activists: Bring back our Girls!

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Swedish government: Stop deportations by force

by Elisabeth Tingdal An article from the Swedish publication ”Miljömagasinet”, February 21, 2014 Translated from Swedish by Anita Amott for Hazara People International Network Last year about a hundred of Afghans were deported by force to Kabul. It was a painful business involving special police force, dogs and barricades. Demonstrators showed their loathing of the […]

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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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Poets discover Hazara while NATO fails to protect them from terrorists

The works of one hundred twenty five internationally recognized poets from sixty-eight countries have been published in a 600 page multilingual anthology and collaborative poem. Titled Poems for the Hazara, it’s subject is the plight of the Hazara, one of the most persecuted political/ethnic groups in the world. The Hazara have suffered repeated acts of […]

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“Reaping What Is Sown”: Teaching Greek to Afghanistani Refugees

by Marina Mogli In 2010, in a spur of the moment decision, I decided to volunteer to teach Greek to immigrants and asylum seekers in the Immigrant Center in my hometown, Volos in the port city in Greek region of Thessaly. [Add maps & photos] I always wanted to do something to help people and […]

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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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