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Hazara Mass Displacement From Uruzgan

An untold catastrophe in Afghanistan is underway. There has been mass displacement and forced-migration of Hazaras from Uruzgan Province recently. Though the Hazaras, who are in minority in Uruzgan Province, have faced brutal experiences from Taliban in those areas since the rise of insurgents a couple of years ago, but the situation is getting appalling […]

In Hazarajat…

Karl, September 25, 2010: Just returned from three weeks in Afghanistan, with most of that time spent in Bamyan Province – or Hazarajat, as the greater Hazara region is sometimes called. Bamyan is an exotic and wondrous place, the sort of place that you feel you could settle in, despite the fact that it’s in […]

The Vote Comes to Afghanistan’s Peaceful Heartland

At the polls in Bamiyan, the anti-Taliban province that’s seeing a resurgence of female participation. BY E. BENJAMIN SKINNER AMIYAN, AFGHANISTAN — On the day before Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, Razia Hussaini, 30, one of six female candidates from Bamiyan province, was making a valiant effort to be polite to an American journalist and election observer. […]

Massacre of Hazaras in Bamyan

Mass Killing during the Military Operation of Taliban: The Taliban first time entered Bamyan city 13th September, 1998 after short fighting on Aghrubut pass. On 15-17 September the Taliban launched search in Bamyan villages to find out suspect people. During their search they arrested and killed any male members of Hazara above thirteen. Arrested people […]

Afghanistan’s blasted Buddhas beckon tourists

Afghanistan's northeastern jewel is the war-ravaged country's best hope for reviving a tourism industry that was a hippy trail fixture during the 1960s. AFP photo

BAMIYAN, Afghanistan – Agence france-Presse Two empty niches facing over a lush green valley towards the snow-capped Hindu Kush mountains stand in silent testimony to Bamiyan’s rich past – and its uncertain future. Afghanistan’s northeastern jewel is the war-ravaged country’s best hope for reviving a tourism industry that was a hippy trail fixture during the […]

A Hazara decapitated by Taliban in Ghazni

A Hazara man named Naurooz has been beheaded by the Taliban in Sai Ganj area of Ghazni. He was from Nahoor District of Ghazni who was on his way for business trip to Ghazni city. This is not the first incident in this year. About a month ago, 10 Hazaras from Jaghori District of Ghazni […]

In remote Afghanistan mountains, Youth Information and Contact Centre empowers youth

Kamela, 15, traveled some eight hours to Nili, the provincial capital of Afghanistan’s Daikundi province, to attend a UNICEF-supported youth training.© UNICEF/2010/Froutan

By Aziz Froutan DAIKUNDI PROVINCE, Afghanistan, 19 August 2010 – Kamela, 15, lives in the Shahristan district of Afghanistan’s Daikundi province – a remote mountain area of the country’s central region. In an unprecedented journey, she recently travelled eight hours on foot and by car to reach Nili, the provincial capital, to participate in an […]

A comparison between the burning and destroying the homes of Hazaras by Kochis and the the homes of kochies by Hazaras

Hazara home burned and looted by Kuchi

Hussain Zahedi, Home and making home are contradicted to the culture of kochies and people who are living in tents. Normally when people who intend to invade a land illegally the first thing they do is they build a quadrangle and then claim themselves the owner of the land. According to some of press, kochis […]

Hazaras in Afghanistan. A Quiet Genocide

Lauryn Oates, Last summer, I had the good fortune to work with a young Afghan law student, Farshad*. He was my research assistant in a study I worked on to do with the legal rights of a minority in Afghanistan. Farshad was perhaps ill-suited to research. He wanted action; he wanted to change his country […]

Yakawlang

“Do not commit cruelty and do not let cruelty be committed on you because this was objective of (Imam) Hussain (AS) and logic of religion.” This banner is hanged outside a mosque in Mandiyag Village of Yakawlang District, Bamyan and depict pain and grief of people. Women of this village brought around 90 frozen corpses […]

An open letter from the Hazara people around the world to international human rights organizations, international authorities and well-known personalities

An open letter from the Hazara people around the world to international human rights organizations, international authorities and well-known personalities
Report on the Case of Conflict between Kochies and the Local People (Hazara) In Behsood (Hessa-e-Awal, Hessa-e-Dowm) and Diamirdad districts of Maidan Wardak province
Massacres of Hazaras in Afghanistan

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