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Malik Siraj Akbar: Pakistan's Worsening Hazara Crisis

The Governor of Pakistan's lawless Balochistan province says the Army may be summoned in the provincial capital city, Quetta, after a dramatic escalation in ethnic and sectarian violence.
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13 killed when gunmen open fire on bus in Pakistan - 4th Oct 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Thirteen people were killed when gunmen ambushed a passenger bus outside of Quetta, the capital of the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan, local police said. All of the fatalities were Shia Muslims, Quetta Police officia... Read Post

Malik Siraj Akbar: Shooting the Messenger: Four Reporters Murdered in Pakistan in One Month

News : Huffington Post (3 years ago)

As violence against journalists with unadulterated impunity skyrockets, the honeymoon period of a relatively free press in Pakistan seems to come to an depressing end. Media at risk simply means democracy at risk. Read Post

Malik Siraj Akbar: In Pakistan, the Hazaras Are Punished Over Race and Religion

News : Huffington Post (3 years ago)

Currently, the Pakistani government does not have a clear policy on how to protect basic rights of communities such as the Hazaras, who face dual discrimination because of their race and also religious belief. Read Post


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