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Afshar Massacre will never ever forgot

Afshar Massacred by Ahmad shah Masoud and Sayaf in 1993 According to The Guardian, November 16, 2001: “On February 11, 1993, Massoud and Sayyaf’s forces entered the Hazara suburb of Afshar, killing – by local accounts – “up to 1,000 civilians”, beheading old men, women, children and even their dogs, stuffing their bodies down the […]

A school with over a thousand students and various problems at the end of Foladi district, Bamyan

Najeeb Farzad | January 28, 2011 This is a school at the end of Foladi District of Bamyan, Afghanistan. At present, there are over 1000 Hazara students studying in this school. Due to lack of capacity and extension programme, it consists of only six classrooms which are insufficient for twelve mammoth male and female classes. […]

Woman stoned to death in north Afghanistan

Quentin Sommerville | BBC News | January 27, 2011 A boulder is then thrown at her head, her burka is soaked in blood, and she collapses inside the hole The men who stoned a couple to death in north Afghanistan will be brought to justice, say officials, after footage of the killings came to light. […]

Who benefits from Taliban revisionism?

The Afghan government is trying to whitewash the Taliban’s image by claiming it no longer opposes education for girls. Rachel Reid | guardian.co.uk | Friday 21 January 2011 Farooq Wardak, the Afghan education minister and a key ally of President Hamid Karzai, claims that the Taliban leadership no longer opposes education for girls. The question […]

Returning asylum seekers to Afghanistan will place them in grave jeopardy

Back to the danger zone Phil Glendenning | January 19, 2011 IN HIS recent quarterly report on Afghanistan, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon began his discussion of the security situation there with the simple statement: “During the reporting period, the number of security incidents was 66 per cent higher than during the same period in 2009.” […]

There is no way the safety of Hazaras men, women and children can be guaranteed if they are returned to Afghanistan: Fr Jim Carty

Govt’s “Safe Return” for Afghan Asylum Seekers An Absurdity Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese | 18 Jan 2011 Father Jim Carty, co-ordinator of the Marist Asylum Seeker Refugee Centre has hit out at Government plans to deport failed Afghan asylum seekers back to their homeland and says any claims that these people will be protected and […]

Curtin detainees ‘on hunger strike’

FLIP PRIOR | The West Australian | January 18, 2011 Hundreds of asylum seekers at the Curtin Detention Centre near Derby have gone on hunger strike this morning and are refusing to even drink water, according to a refugee advocate. Advocate Pamela Curr said a detainee told her of the protest in a short telephone […]

Thousands of Afghan asylum seekers face deportation

Yuko Narushima IMMIGRATION CORRESPONDENT | January 18, 2011 AUSTRALIA has the green light to deport thousands of Afghan asylum seekers after reaching a historic agreement with the Afghan government. The Immigration Minister, Chris Bowen, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Afghan Refugee Minister, Jamaher Anwary, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in […]

Australia, Afghan refugee forced return deal

ABC Radio Australia | January 17, 2011 A new agreement between Australia and Afghanistan paves the way for the first forced return of Afghans who are deemed not to be refugees. And if that happens, they are likely to be from the persecuted Hazara minority because they form the majority of Afghan arrivals in Australia. […]

My life story

Muzafar Ali | Hazara People | January 10, 2011 I was born in Uruzgan on 01 May 1981, in ethnic Hazara family. Our entire family migrated to Pakistan when I was a child. The main aim of my father was to establish a new life, away from instability/insecurity and feed and educate us.  Playing, watching […]

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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