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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 […]

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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Hopelessness vs helplessness

by Dr Saleem Javed After Interior Minster Chaudhary Nisar’s visit to Alamdar road and a successful negotiation with the community leaders, the Hazaras finally agreed to lay to rest the bodies of their loved ones after a two-day sit-in. It was exactly the same month, January 2013, when members of the Hazara Shia community placed […]

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Hazara Sectarian killings in Balochistan

TODAY, the Hazara graveyard in Quetta will be more crowded than usual. Among the visitors will be those who lost their loved ones in the Alamdar Road blasts on Jan 10 last year. The twin bombings claimed at least 81 lives and injured over 170 people, most of them Shia Hazaras who are concentrated in […]

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Hazara Genocide Continue in Quetta: Arif Hussain Shot Dead on Sunday

QUETTA: A man was shot dead in an attack apparently triggered by sectarian hatred on Kirani Road in Quetta on Sunday. According to police officials, a terrorist riding on a motorcycle opened fire on the victim, Arif Hussain, killing him on the spot. The gunmen fled the scene soon after the shooting. The body of […]

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Gunmen kill six Hazaras in Mach

Saleem Shahid | Dawn News QUETTA: Six coalminers belonging to the Hazara community were gunned down near Machh town, in Bolan district, on Friday. The banned outfit Jaish-ul-Islam claimed responsibility for the attack in which one miner was injured. According to Levies officials, seven miners were going to their workplace in a vehicle after purchasing […]

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“I Am Hazara” the documentary screen on International Exile Film Festival in Sweden

by Laili Arozo This year’s International Exile Film Festival in Sweden screens 68 films from across the globe which ”strives to promote general discussions around “exile”, as well as protest against none-democratic forces and the injustices of the society.”, according to its official website. The festival will open with screening of a German- film Almanya […]

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2 Hazara killed, two passersby injured in Quetta

At least two people belonging to Hazara community have been killed and another two persons who were passersby injured in firing by armed men on Shahrah-e-Iqbal road in the main city, here in Quetta on Monday. Police said that unidentified armed men who were riding a motorcycle opened indiscriminate fire at a taxi car, leaving […]

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Hazara political parties threaten civil disobedience against targeted killings

By Mohammad Zafar QUETTA: Hazara political parties have threatened a civil disobedience movement against the targeted killing of their community members, the latest episode of which saw four Hazaras being shot dead on Monday evening. A complete shutter down strike was observed on Tuesday in parts of the provincial capital against Monday’s killings on Masjid […]

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