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#BringBack31Hazaras, Being Hazara is not a crime

More than 40 days ago 31 Hazara passangers have been kidnapped from two vehicles on a highway in Zabul province while they were travelling from Kandahar to Kabul. Their families are living weeks of anguish waiting for their return. Everyone knows who is the responsible even if the government denied the Taliban involvement in the kidnapping, due to the “peace talks” with these criminals.Speaking during his f ...

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Deportation of A Disabled Hazara Asylum Seeker From Norway To Afghanistan

[follow_me] On October 25, 2014, the Norvegian government deported Gholam Nabi, a Hazara asylum seeker who came from Ghazni province, a province in the south of Afghanistan. According to afghanistan independent Human Rights Commission, in November 1998 the Taliban killed dozens of Hazaras in Ghazni province, and four of the victims were Gholam Nabi’s close relatives. Yesterday, Nabi on his wheelchair was br ...

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To remember Rwanda genocide 20th anniversary

In 1994, in the East African nation of Rwanda, one million ethnic Tutsi people were slaughtered, in a genocide committed by their Hutu countrymen. But the scars left by these murderous militiamen go well beyond the numbers of the dead: they live on, in the lives of the women they held captive, raped - and left pregnant. ...

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Why Hazaras are always being targeted?!!

More than 50 Hazaras have been killed and injured on Tuesday, February 25th in a suicide attack that took place in a hotel in Trinkot town of Urozgan province. All the victims and the injured survivors are said to be belonging to the Hazara ethnic group. They were in the hotel for an overnight rest before continuing their trip home. [caption id="attachment_212" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Photo by Reut ...

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Anahita Ulfat, Sings Songs of the Oppressed

by Nasim Fekrat Solemnly, but smiley, Anahita in her unique traditional Hazara dresss, gently walks up onto stage. When she turns her charming smiley face towards the audience, her beauty pervades gloom all over the place, and as soon as she starts singing, the audience goes wild. Anahita sings with a vital rebellious voice against discriminatory attitudes towards her ethnic group. With her voice, she expan ...

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STOP THE DETENTION OF AFGHANISTANI REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN GREECE AND THEIR ENFORCED DESTITUTION!

To Sign The Petition Click Here As Greece takes over the Presidency of the EU in January 2014 Greece, other Member States and the EU all need to address the humanitarian crisis affecting refugees and asylum seekers there. The situation in Greece is untenable and makes a mockery of any idea of a common space for protection and equality. We cannot talk about minimum standards of reception in Greece, where the ...

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Enough of injustice, cruelty and oppression

Basir Ahang | Translated by Liaquat Ali Hazara In August, last year, it was reported from Kunduz Province in north Afghanistan, that a young couple have been stoned to death by the Taliban. Although this barbaric act was severely condemned by various Human Rights organisations including Amnesty International who demanded of the Karzai government to bring the perpetrators into justice, yet this case, like hu ...

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We condemn the discrimination against Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan

By M. Amin Wahidi In a racist action, the parliamentarians of Afghanistan refused the allocation of a single seat in the parliament for the Sikhs and Hindus minority group. Although the Sikh and Hindu people of Afghanistan have passed a long way of suffering for their religion but they are still discriminated against. Recently the Afghanistan Parliament has passed the election bill, which was under discussi ...

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A letter from Poets and Writers Worldwide to Nelson Mandela honoring his struggle for human rights and freedom

Poets and writers Worldwide wish to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela as one of the greatest champions for human rights in the history of humanity . Mr. Mandela dedicated his life to organizing millions of people to create justice out of South African Apartheid. His road was to educate himself in an era of ultimate prejudice and recognize that justice could and should be done, no matter how great the obs ...

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Vikki Riley, You Are With Us in Our Hearts as Long as They Throb

Vikki Riley spent her life defending asylum seekers' rights in Australia and in the whole world. She worked with dedication and love in favor of people who have lost everything. It's with immense grief that we have been informed about her passing away. This is a loss for the entire humanity and no one can fill this void. We would like to thank you a last time, your memory will live forever in our hearts and ...

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