S ince the Taliban seized back control of Afghanistan over a year ago, even those Afghans who tried in vain to flee on the last American flights out of Kabul have settled, somehow, into a new kind of ...
I never wanted to leave Pakistan, but the brutal killing of a close friend left me no choice,” says Ishaq Mohammadi, who fled ...
Whilst this dissent is somewhat unprecedented, persecution of the Hazaras in Afghanistan is anything but. The Hazaras have faced targeted persecution in Afghanistan for over a century.
Coal miners in Balochistan are suffering from the dangers of insurgency, terrorism, sectarianism, dangerous working environment, along with decades of state-sponsored negligence, discrimination, ...
From all your homes you shot at us. Now we are here to deal with you." In another speech he reportedly said, “Hazaras are not Muslim, they are Shi’a. They are kofr [infidels]. The Hazaras ...
“I come from Ghazni, and we are Hazaras, but I am away from my family right now because of my studies. I’m living with relatives here in Kabul,” she says. As an ethnic Hazara, Zahra says it ...
Thousands of Hazaras have since staged a protest, arranging the coffins across a highway in the provincial capital Quetta. “We have become tired of picking up the bodies of our people,” Syed ...
In India, slander against and vilification of Muslims during the Covid surge was common: Sikhs in Afghanistan and Shia ...
The persecution of Hazaras is not a new phenomenon. Hazaras are historically residents of Afghanistan, where they form almost 19 percent of the population. Nearly one million Hazaras live in Iran ...
Credit: Supplied/Mehdi Rez The vigil was held November 20 after the City of Greater Dandenong Council in Melbourne’s southeast, home to around 12,000 Hazaras, voted to “formally recognise and ...
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Muhammadi says the university’s announcement was not a one-off, and this sentiment against Hazaras was common in the city. “My son who was then a first-year Intermediate student was often told ...