Category archives for: Genocide

Afshar Massacre 1993

A Hazara woman recounts how her husband was killed in Afshar, west of Kabul. Hundreds of innocent people from Hazara minority were massacred by forces of Sayyaf and Ahmad Shah Massoud in this area in 1993. Date: February 1993 Location: Afshar and Karteh Se, West Kabul. Majority of Hazara residents. (central Afghanistan – Hazarajat). Victims: […]

Report on the Case of Conflict between Kochies and the Local People In Behsood (Hessa-e-Awal, Hessa-e-Dowm) and Diamirdad districts of Maidan Wardak province

By Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission Download this report in PDF format Introduction According to the history, entrance of Kochies to the central parts of the country and use of its pastures goes back to late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Utilization of these pastures by Kochies was combined with destructive fights and devastating conflicts […]

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 […]

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 […]

Taliban Genocide of Hazara Muslims

B. Kisan, Sunday, 01 August 2010 – Taliban does not commit atrocities against the infidels alone, but also against non-Sunni Muslim sects, whom they consider heretics. The Hazara Shiite Muslims of Afghanistan are one of their major victim… Taliban recently grabbed headlines by machine gunning 100 unarmed Ahmadi Muslims to death while they were offering […]

A call to action against Genocide in Afghanistan

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama throwing democracy’s best friends in Afghanistan under the bus Genocide of Hazaras in Behsood ignored by Afghan government and its international supporters Tuesday 25 May 2010, by M. Amin Wahidi, Robert Maier Afghan President, Hamid Karzai recently returned from a red-carpet visit to the U.S., but the Hazaras apparently were never […]

Afghanistan: Massacres of Hazaras in Afghanistan

Human Rights Watch I. SUMMARY This report documents two massacres committed by Taliban forces in the central highlands of Afghanistan, in January 2001 and May 2000. In both cases the victims were primarily Hazaras, a Shia Muslim ethnic group that has been the target of previous massacres and other serious human rights violations by Taliban […]

The Hazara carnage in Afghanistan

Sun, 27 Jun 2010 12:00:16 GMT After decades of war, the Afghan police have become somewhat immune to sights of carnage. However, a recent patrol in the Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province, just north of Kandahar, recently stumbled upon a particularly grisly sight, which could cause nightmares among even the most seasoned police veterans. […]

AL QAEDA & TALIBAN TARGET HAZARAS

By B.Raman 09. 07. 2003 The massacre of 53 members of the Hazara tribe in an  imambargah, a  Shia place of worship, at Quetta, the capital of the Balochistan province of Pakistan, on July 4, 2003, while  they were praying by three unidentified gunmen, has come close on the heels of the massacre of 11 […]

UN finds mass graves of Hazara killed by Taliban

By Patrick Cockburn Monday, 8 April 2002 United Nations investigators found evidence yesterday of three mass graves near the central Afghan city of Bamiyan, believed to contain ethnic Hazaras killed by the Taliban in their last month in power. United Nations investigators found evidence yesterday of three mass graves near the central Afghan city of […]

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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