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80pc Balkh residents live in extreme poverty

Afghanistan has seven million acres of cultivable land, with only 20 percent having access to water By Zabihullah Ehsas MAZAR-I-SHARIF – Ten out of 100 families in northern Balkh province earn a living with the assistance of others while 80 percent people are living in extreme poverty, an official said on Tuesday. Dr. Fardin, food […]

Preserving Memory of Afghanistan’s Giant Buddhas

by RENEE MONTAGNE When the Taliban were driven from power in 2001, they left behind a broken country and an infamous act of destruction: reducing to rubble two monumental Buddhas that had stood for 1,500 years. Five years later, it is still a shocking to look across the Bamiyan Valley and see two huge empty […]

Afghanistan: Hazaras from Ghazni Province

Hazara People note: We respect all people, but Hazara people are not Afghan. Afghan or Pashtun is another ethnic group in Afghanistan. Afghanistan: Afghan Hazaras from Ghazni Province (1) Nexus between general security situation and Hazara minority in Ghazni province, particularly in Jaghuri district; 2) Clashes between Hazaras and Kuchi nomads in Ghazni; 3) General […]

Ghazni: At least 5 Hazaras killed by a Pashtun suicide bomber

Afghans gather at the a site of a suicide bombing in Ghazni, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. The bomber rammed a motorized rickshaw loaded with explosives into one of two vehicles in a convoy taking Deputy Gov. Khazim Allayar (Hazar)to his office in Ghazni city. His adult son, a nephew and a […]

Coercive Mass Displacement in Uruzgan

In addition to the numerous afflictions the Afghans have tolerated so far, evidences say that there are more things yet to appear in sight under president Karzai. Irrespective of how much realistic the government reports on security are, there are abundant sad occurrences happening across the country that remain uncovered by media. A series of […]

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. […]

This is a Hazara area and they do not want there to be a lot of Hazara MPs

Angry Afghans struggle to vote Chris Sands, Foreign Correspondent KABUL // Angry scenes marred the end of Afghanistan’s election for the 249 seats in the lower house of parliament yesterday as members of the country’s Hazara ethnic minority in west Kabul claimed they had been deliberately denied the chance to vote. “I blame the election […]

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 […]

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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