Tracking Hazara Kidnappings in Afghanistan Region

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2017 |

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Qarabagh, Ghazni – Aug 19, 2017
Taliban kidnapped nine Hazaras, including two women

 

GHOR, Oct 25: Body of 1 of 5 Hazara students found that were kidnapped by Taliban terrorists from Ghor on Sept 1 – source Hasht Subh

163 Hazara passengers have been kidnapped and murdered in Afghanistan, says Afghan Lawmaker – Oct 1, 2016
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Hazara Kidnappings in Afghanistan (Reverse Chronological Order)

 

Kabul-Bamiyan HWY (near Jalrez) – Oct 5, 2016?

  • Another 25 Hazaras travelers have been singled out and taken by Taliban terrorists [ Twitter | News Source ]
    We are awaiting update from our sources in Afghanistan

Ghazni (Highway near Jaghori) – Sept 12, 2016

  • During shootout between Afghan Security and Taliban, one Hazara student Altaf from Tamaki district in Jaghori has been killed.  Taliban kidnapped 5 other Hazara students during this incident in “Mani” on Jaghori – Ghazni highway [ Twitter | News Sources ].

MaidanWardak (Jalrez) – Sept 6, 2016

Ghor – Sept 1, 2016

  • According BBC Persian, unknown armed group stopped 2 passenger vans on Shinya hill of Daulatyar district in Ghor province, Afghanistan. Five passengers, after being identified as Hazaras, were taken away at gun point. Local sources verifying this incident and add that 4 of them are Hazara Students from Bamyan on their home for Eid celebration with their families. No group has claimed responsibility as of reporting of this news but Taliban terrorists are active in that area [ Twitter | BBC | Hazara.Net FB ]

[Missing Information – We missed reporting cases that may have happened between below and above reported Kidnappings]

Zabul (Shahjoi) – Nov 21, 2015

 

Released – Location to be confirmed – Nov 11, 2014

  • A number of kidnapped Hazara were released on Nov 11 , possibly due to immense pressure on the Kabul Govt due to protest rallies across Afghanistan – UPDATED info  will be provided soon.

 

Zabul (Arghandab) – Nov 8, 2015

  • 7 Hazaras beheaded – four men (one reported as 16/unconfirmed), two women and one 9-year old girl

 

Baghalan (Dahane Baghlan area) – July 26, 2015

 

Ghazni – Ajristan (Daaya) – Malistan – April 16, 2015

 

Nimruz – Sistan (inside Balochestan, Iran) – Reported: April 15, 2015

  • Status = Unconfirmed; No webpage created yet.
  • 45 Hazaras kidnapped

 

Sar-e Pol – April 1, 2015

  • Status = Unconfirmed; No webpage created yet.
  • 9 Hazaras kidnapped
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Ghazni (Jaghori – Qarabagh Highway) – March 31, 2015

  • Status = Unconfirmed; No webpage created yet.
  • 30 Hazaras kidnapped
  • Ehsanullah Emiri, WSJ reporter
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Herat-Farah Highway – March 17, 2015

  • 6 Hazaras kidnapped, 6 missing

 

Ghazni (Jaghori – GhazniCity Highway) – March 15, 2015

  • 10 Hazaras kidnapped, 9 released, 1 missing

 

Zabul (Qandahar-Kabul Highway) – Feb 24, 2015

 

Protest Updates 

Confirmation of protests in following nations / cities. For updated information, please visit our Facebook page.

  • Afghanistan – Bamiyan, Kabul
  • Austria
  • Australia – Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra
  • Belgium – Brussels
  • Canada – Toronto, Ottawa
  • Denmark – Copenhagen
  • Germany – Hamburg, Munich
  • Greece – Athens
  • India – Hyderabad
  • Italy – Rome
  • NewZealand – Hamilton, Auckland
  • Norway – Oslo
  • Pakistan – Quetta, Peshawar
  • Sweden, Malmo – April 7, 2015
  • UK – London
  • USA – Washington DC, Atlanta, Denver, New York City

 

News Updates

Posted: April 13, 2015

This is first known Hazara casualty directly related to Hazara Kidnappings in Afghanistan

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Based on news from KHAAMA, Pajhwok News, and Hazara sources, the victim was an ANA soldier belonging to Tajik ethnicity and not Shia. Our condolences to the family of the victim regardless of ethnic/religious affiliations.

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Mohammad Mohaqiq – April 6, 2015

ISIS behind Hazara kidnappings. Former Taliban commanders, Mullah Abdullah Kaka and his deputy Mullah Mansur Dadullah are behind the abductions. They have changed their white flag of the Taliban for the black IS flag.

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