[ View the story "Pakistan’s Hazara under attack" on Storify] Pakistan’s Hazara under attack We look at escalating violence towards the minority group.
Storified by The Stream · Tue, May 01 2012 14:39:17
Following recent attacks on the Hazara community, citizens from around the world have taken to the streets to protest targeted killings of the Hazara people. Over the years, the Hazara have faced hardship and brutal displacement. Below is a video of a protest by Hazari women.
MWM balochistan protest at alamdar road By Shia hazara Womenthebasitali
This map shows the timeline of the alleged crimes committed against the Hazara near the Balochistan region in Pakistan.
This video compiles a timeline of attacks against the Hazara people since 2011.
Timeline of attacks on Shia Hazara community 2011theexpresstribune
Acts of Religious Extremism in Pakistan:
Country-wide data collected between 2010-2011 showed 181 incidents of religious extremism, resulting in the loss of 524 lives and 1,391 injured.
shows the number of people in Pakistan who had died based on province.
The following link includes the PDF file of the Extremism Watch Report by the Jinnah Institute. The report examines religious extremism in Pakistan.
Extremism Watch Report Launch - Jinnah InstituteISLAMABAD February 16, 2012: Pakistan's problem of extremism is a greater ... the February 16th launch of Jinnah Institute's re...
This map below shows protests all over the world calling for an end to the Hazara killings.
Below is a link showing various different acts of religious extremism so far in 2012:
Extremism Watch - Jinnah InstituteApril 16: Hazara Shias attacked in Quetta. quetta-map. A shopkeeper belonging to the Hazara community, was killed and three others woun...
Who Are the Hazara?
They are an ethno-religious minority. Ethnically they are Turko-Mongol people. Religiously they are Shia Muslims. They speak the Persian language and originally come from the high mountains of Central Afghanistan.
The following website is for the Hazara Democratic Party in Quetta, Pakistan:
Hazara Democratic PartyCountry: Pakistan City: Quetta Place: Main Alamdar Road Date and time: Thursday 19 Aprile,time 16:00-19:30 Contact information: Hazara ...
claims that the Hazara people have faced persecution dating back to the 1800s.
This short documentary by filmmaker Asef Ali Mohammad details the history of violence against the Hazara people.
The plight of the Hazara peoplepygham
in Quetta, the chief minister of Balochistan, Nawab Aslam Raisani, responds to questions from journalists about the government's efforts to provide justice to the families of those killed:
( Note:click on the 'closed captioning' option for English subtitles )
Baluchistan Aslam Raisaniajstream
World wide Protests:
Protestors in Brussels, Belgium unite in an effort to raise awareness for the Hazara target killings.
Protest ( Shia Killng In Pkistan ) Held In Brussels Belgium 2 23/04/2012jafariatrustbrussels
Protestors have also been marching in Sweden.
Protest against target killning of hazaras in Pakistan- Malmö sweden. march 2104201 P3omagh2012
Stockholm Protest Against Target killing of hazaras in quett Pakistan 27-04-2012merecal
At one protest in Stockholm, an embassy official came out and spoke to the gathering.
Pakistan official addresses protester in Stockholm 27-4-12ajstream
In 2011, a protestor in Germany tries to raise awareness to attacks against the Hazara.
Protest against Hazaras target killing in Quetta PAK(Meunich Germany)Part 1myjigari
The Hazara community in Sydney marched in 2011.
Hazara Sydney Protest Against Target Killing in Quetta (1)hazarabond
The Hazara People International Network is a human rights organization who launched a campaign for the worldwide protest. The resolution can be viewed here.
Hazara People International Network | RESOLUTION FOR WORLDWIDE PROTEST 2012Download the resolution into word (.doc) format.Related links: Hazara Protesters' letter to Ministers of Foreign Affairs Hazara Timeline ...
Protestors rally in Toronto, Canada:
A protestor in Liberty Chowk Lahore holds a sign that
reads "Stop Hazara Shia genocide."
shows people who have been marching in the streets to put an end to Hazara target killings.
This is a photo of protestors holding signs that call for an end to Hazara target killings.
Protestors liine the streets in Quetta to stop violence against the Hazara.
The following video titled "ADAL" or "Justice" is about migration issues facing the Hazara minority:
Activists also released this drawing claiming that extremism has caused Hazara bloodshed.
Twitter users speak out against the targeted killings using the hashtag #Hazara.
Being a Hazara or a Shia is enough to earn death. People passing in a bus, sitting in their shops...farahnaz ispahani
#Hazara people should keep the peaceful demonstration. JaffariHDP (Official)
#Hazara people In #Quetta, a Sunni Scholar Killed By God Knows Who Means You People Have To Pay With Your Lives. Be Safe In Coming Days!Hazheer Hazara
Holocaust denial, Nakba denial, Armenian genocide denial (and #Hazara massacre denial) are equally wrong.DianaValerie
@AJStream #Hazara killing a streamlined whitewash of Systematic murder. Barbaric.Koelie Boetie
The Kite Runner tells the struggles of Hassan, son of a Hazara servant, who befriends a young Pashtun boy.
The Kite Runner (official movie trailer)pachelbelscanon81