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Plight of the Hazara fails to move stone hearts in Canberra

Source: The Australian IN the world of refugees there are many deserving causes, but the Hazaras of Afghanistan and western Pakistan make up a large proportion of asylum-seekers boarding leaky…

Transfers continue to Nauru

Source: Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Australian Govt. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) today announced the successful transfer of 20 irregular maritime arrivals to Nauru, where they will…

49,000 Pakistanis killed, not a single terrorist brought to justice

Pakistan Army’s lawyer, Raja Irshad, has told the Supreme Court of Pakistan that 49,000 Pakistanis, including 15,500 security personnel, has been killed so far in the fight against terrorism but…

Imminent deportation poses grave risk for Hazaras’ safety

Source: Amnesty International, Australia Amnesty International has grave concerns with the Government’s recent move to start returning Hazara asylum seekers to Afghanistan and Pakistan. “The security situation in Afghanistan is…

Conference on Hazara Genocide in UK

Conference on Hazara Genocide in UK

  Abdul Khaliq Hazara, Chairman Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) speaking via video   Quick Facts: Title: Conference on Hazara Genocide Date: Nov 19, 2012 Organizers: Hazara Progressive Alliance (HPA), Hazara…

Batoor’s journey

Batoor’s journey

Source: SBS Dateline, Australia In a television first on Dateline, an asylum seeker films his own desperate attempt to reachAustralia by boat. Afghan Hazara Batoor records a perilous journey as a boat…

Hazara Slavery

Hazara Slavery

This page documents cases of Hazara slavery following 1890’s genocide of Hazaras in Afghanistan. An estimated 60% of Hazara population was exterminated during the 1890’s genocide of Hazaras in Afghanistan.…

Road side bomb targets bus in Mastung carrying Shia pilgrims – 5 dead, dozens reported injured

Road side bomb targets bus in Mastung carrying Shia pilgrims – 5 dead, dozens reported injured

A bus carrying Shia pilgrims coming from Taftan (border to Iran – the country which has several revered Shia religious sites) was targeted in the terrorist infested town of Mastung…

A message for Hazara nation by the Hazara youth

Asylum-seekers boat en-route to Australia capsizes off coast of Trenggalek, East Java, Indonesia

Asylum-seekers boat en-route to Australia capsizes off coast of Trenggalek, East Java, Indonesia

The boat was carrying between 250 to 380 passengers – 4 times the capacity – from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. Over 200 feared drowned; 70 passengers from Quetta, 18 survived,…