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Photo Story: Prominent Hazara Poet Kamran Mir Hazar in International Poetry Festival of Medellín

The 21º International Poetry Festival of Medellín July 2nd to 9th, 2011 Source and copyright: Kabul Press

Blood and Smoke

When I met with the provincial education official in Bamiyan he used the words “Blood and Smoke” to describe what the Hazara people of Bamiyan province have had to endure during their history. He said “Our hearts still hurt from the destruction of the Taliban.” He explained that for the past twenty-five years, his province […]

Aimaq people of Afghanistan

GPD | Continental News | January 24, 2011 From ancient times, Afghanistan has been the crossroads of Asia, inviting both trade and invasion. The region has been tramped by armies of infamous conquerors – Alexander the Great, Genghis Kahn, Tamerlane – as well as recent ones vying for British, Russian and Iranian interests. At the […]

Turan, Turkic and Mongol Nations all around the globe

GünTürk: I came across this very interesting video on YouTube which shows all Turkic and Mongol ethnicities. It gives a good indication of how many and how diverse Turk o Mongol ethnicities are. ` Source: http://cenubiturkistan.wordpress.com/

Qizilbash people of Afghanistan

The Qizilbash are Turkic-speaking Azerbaijani background, united in their belief in Twelver Shia Islam. Kizilbash are Azeri Turks tribes mainly from Anatolia and Azerbaijan. The main different of Qizilbash Oghuz tribes with other Turkic people is that they are Shia Turkic people. Therefore the name Qizilbash is usually applied to them only. Some of these […]

Park Place A dream turns into reality for a group of Afghanistani people

October 12, 2010 FATIMA DUMPS the bucket of restaurant kitchen scraps into the compost pit, in the separate garden plots of Bamiyan Family Park in Afghanistan, and turns to scoop out what she can harvest and bring back up to the kitchen. She gathers rhubarb, fresh cilantro, carrots, green onions and mixed lettuce greens into […]

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

Click here and sign the letter History is a witness to crimes against humanity such as the persecution and discrimination against beliefs, race and linguistics that have led to various forms of human suffering. Mass killings, ethnic cleansing, slavery, forced migration and discrimination are the most important forms of these crimes that have been committed […]

HIF calls off holding the Eid-ul-Fitr party

London- 27-08-2010, In respect to the previously disseminated announcement by HIF to hold the Eid-ul-Fiter party on 19-09-2010 at the Asian Center, Waltham Forest, 18A, Orford Road, Walthamstow, London with its pre-booking along with the preparations gaining momentum, it has now been decided to cancel the event taking place on the above mentioned stipulated date […]

Hazara International Forum strongly condemns targeted killings of Hazaras in Kabul, Afghanistan

LONDON, August 14th, 2010: Hazara International Forum strongly condemns unprovoked assault on property and life of Hazaras in various areas of Kabul, Afghanistan. The unfortunate incident, happening on 13th August, 2010 in different areas of West Kabul, has engulfed lives of over 25 innocent Hazaras who fell victim to indiscriminate firing of the Pashtun cum […]

Struggling clear of bloodshed and oppression

DAN OAKES July 31, 2010 AWAZ Ali opens his mouth to reveal two rows of broken teeth. ”The Taliban did this when they came to our valley,” he says, with an incongruous smile. The 40-year-old potato farmer tells The Age that if the fundamentalists regain any measure of power, they will return to Bamiyan province […]

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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