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HAZARA PERSECUATION IN PAKISTAN

BY ABDUL RAHIM CHNAGEZI The existence of Hazara nation in this part of region including Quetta is from 15th and 16th centuries, when they use to travel frequently in various parts of subcontinent through Pak-Afghan border. They permanently started inhabiting various areas of Pakistan during the 19th century, When the mass killing of Hazara’s started […]

Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Afshar Agonies Remembered

by Ahmad Shuja Twenty-two years ago, residents of Kabul’s Afshar district awoke to the sound of rockets launched at them from a nearby mountainside. February 11, 1993, marked the bloody dawn of the Afshar campaign, one of the worst mass atrocities of Afghanistan’s civil war of the early 1990s. Powerful militia-backed faction leaders systematically planned and […]

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Nine Hazara Passengers Killed by Taliban

By Mohemed Rizaee Jaghori is one of the Ghazni’s districts which is located in central-east of Afghanistan, and it is one of the districts comprised of Hazaras. The major roads which connect Jaghori to Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan, and other major cities are controlled by the Tabliban. The Taliban have stopped vehicles, which […]

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Stemming Hazara Killings in the Islamic State Era

By Brian Perkins While the international community scrambles to end the Islamic State-led atrocities against Iraq’s Shia community, a similar, albeit more isolated scenario is unfolding in Quetta, Pakistan. However, there has been no outpouring of support or concerted intervention to stop the systematic killing of Quetta’s Shia Hazara community. Instead, they have been left […]

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Documentary Highlights Sectarian Issues

By Syeda Shehrbano Kazim ISLAMABAD: The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), an Islamabad-based think tank, in collaboration with the Minority Rights Group (MRG) UK, hosted the launch of a documentary titled ‘Shaheedo Tum Kahan Ho’. The documentary gives an account of the target killing of the Hazara community in Quetta. The documentary contains an account […]

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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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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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The Forgotten Victims of Terror

John Denham, Labour MP for Southampton, Itchen Ethnic and religious minorities have faced appalling violence from ISIL forces in Iraq and Syria. But another community has suffered at the hands of very similar ideologues for far too long. Decisions at this weekend’s Nato conference may help determine their future too. The Hazara are an indigenous […]

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Six Hazaras killed in suicide attack in Hazara Town Quetta

Quetta: Six people, a woman and a child of Hazara community among them, were killed and at least 24 others injured in a suicide attack here on Saturday night. The powerful blast occurred close to a girls’ school at Hazara town in the capital of restive Baluchistan province. Hazara town is inhabited mainly by the […]

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UK MPs debate position of Hazaras in Afghanistan and Pakistan – 2014

Note to Readers: This is 3rd ‘Hazara Debate’ since 2012 by Hazara APPG – group of Hon. MPs concerned about the ongoing Hazara Genocide/systematic discrimination in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Note about certain passages of HazaraDebate: Hazaras as Persian speakers – According to ongoing research by Hazara researchers, Hazaragi – native language of Hazaras – is […]

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