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Under Siege of Terror: The Shia Hazara of Pakistan

Sectarian violence is not new to Pakistan, but the latest series of brutal attacks on the otherwise peaceful Hazara people has reached crisis point in recent weeks.
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Pakistan: Hazara Community Targeted For Killings

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (2 years ago)

In the recent past, targeted violence against the Hazara community in Balochistan has increased. Last year sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi distributed pamphlets threatening Hazaras to leave Pakistan by 2012. Read Post

Ahmad Shuja: Life Is a Painful Wait Until the Next Attack for One Minority Group in Pakistan

News / International Affairs : Huffington Post: World Blog (3 years ago)

While sectarian violence by its very nature is discriminatory, the attackers in Quetta have gone the extra step: Buses are stopped and the Shia of Hazara ethnicity are identified, lined up and shot in cold blood. Read Post

Besieged by Violence, Pakistan's Hazara Shias Demand Action

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (2 years ago)

In the latest attack against Pakistan's Hazara Shia minority, a bomb ripped through a busy market in the southwestern city of Quetta in Pakistan on February 16, claiming as many as 63 people and injuring 180 others. Many have accuse... Read Post


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