Shia Hazaras Archive

The tide of Shia genocide in Pakistan – by D Asghar: The ones in our land who are denying what is rightly termed as ‘Shia genocide’ are actually aligning with the wrong side of history When a fellow writer on Twitter retweeted a remark as satire, it just resonated with
#ShiaGenocide: Three days that almost shook Pakistan — by Dr Mohammad Taqi: At a time when a national consensus was coalescing against the jihadists, the PPP and its coalition partners squandered yet another opportunity to take charge Once again, the Hazara Shia, perhaps the most peaceful community in Pakistan, has come
Genocide of Shias, the judiciary and the LeJ — by Dr Zaeem Zia: The terrorists of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan are bailed out and they continue their ruthless butchering of fellow Muslims As time passes, we as a nation are becoming increasingly insensitive to the murder of fellow Pakistanis. Although
Massacre on Alamdar Road: On January 10th the besieged Hazara Shia community in Quetta suffered their worst day yet when two bombs (probably a suicide bomber followed by a remote controlled car bomb) killed scores of people on Alamdar road (the death toll
‘I have always witnessed Shia-Sunni brotherhood’: QILA BHATTIAN WALA: In the village of Qila Bhattian Wala, nestled in wheat fields, Shia Muslims know nothing of the record levels of violence suffered by their community elsewhere in Pakistan. Here 3,000 villagers live in harmony with their
Thank you, Imran Khan, for clear condemnation of #ShiaGenocide by LeJ terrorists: In this post, we wish to mention and thank Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, perhaps the only Pakistani leader, who clearly condemned Takfiri militants of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ, an alias of banned sectarian terrorist group Sipah Sahaba which is
The Protests on Shia Genocide and PPP’s Delayed Response: The last three days, Labaik Ya Hussain, the cry of the oppressed, was on the lips of millions of Pakistanis.  They included not just Shias, but also Sunnis (both Barelvis and Deobandis), Ahmadis, Christians and Hindus who came out
#ShiaGenocide: A personal account of Lahore sit-in in support of Shia Hazaras of Quetta – by Qurat ul Ain Haider Zaidi: Yesterday (on 12 January 2013) at 4 pm we the students (of Sunni, Shia and other diverse backgrounds), civil society, Shia Hazara community living in Lahore, some TV artists and news anchors gathered in front of the Liberty Round-About-
Shia Hazaras of Quetta reject misleading report on #ShiaGenocide by New York Times’ Declan Walsh – by Jafar Hazara: In his interview to the PBS News Hour, Mr. Declan Walsh (Pakistan bureau chief of the New York Times), has provided some details which obfuscate the county-wide Shia genocide. Here’s a link to his interview: In essence, Declan Walsh:
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi/ISI fulfill PPP government’s desire to send a truckload of tissues to the Shias: In the history of Pakistan, the year 2012 is considered the bloodiest year for the Shias. The majority of them were murdered in Baluchaitsn. When a journalist asked Raisani who as the Chief Minister of the province is responsible
#ShiaGenocide: Shia leaders present their demand as Quetta sit-in continues – by Kamil Hazara: Shia leaders present their demands as sit-in continues After a day of tragedy (10 January 2013) in Quetta in which over 100 Shias and more than 10 Sunnis were killed by Deobandi militants (Sipah Sahaba aka ASWJ) and more
#ShiaGenocide: Massacre in Quetta provides damning indictment of Pakistan government and army: HRW: NEW YORK: The Pakistani government’s persistent failure to protect the minority Shia Muslim community in Pakistan from sectarian attacks by Sunni [Deobandi] militant groups [Sipah Sahaba Taliban aka LeJ-ASWJ], is reprehensible and amounts to complicity in the barbaric slaughter
Why all non-Takfiri Pakistanis should boycott elections: Not a word of condemnation from PML-N. Shahbaz Sharif did condemn, but it was not the cold-blooded murder spree of 103 Shias of Quetta, but the bomb blast in Swat which killed 12 men. Not a word from Imran
RIP Khudi Ali: Pakistan’s young rights activist against Shia Genocide killed by Deobandi militants: It’s with utmost pain and sorrow that we announce that LUBP’s team member and friend Irfan Khudi Ali from Quetta was among at least 80 Shia (including some Sunni) Muslims killed by Deobandi militants of the Sipah Sahaba (ASWJ) on 10
ہم ہزارہ افراد کوشیعہ ہونے کے جرم میں قتل کرتے ہیں – سپاہ صحابہ کا بیان: Source: کربلائے کوئٹہ Government data: From 2008 to 2012, 420 non-Hazara Shias, 338 Hazara Shias killed in Balochistan List of non-Hazara Shia Muslims killed by Sipah Sahaba Taliban in Balochistan – by Marya Mushtaq We kill Hazaras not due
Government data: From 2008 to 2012, 420 non-Hazara Shias, 338 Hazara Shias killed in Balochistan: Related posts: Shia Genocide Database: A detailed account of Shia killings in Pakistan since 1963 We kill Hazaras not due to their Hazara ethnicity, but due to their Shia faith – Statement by Sipah Sahaba In 2012, total
A story of the ‘others’: Hazara Shias lose all hope in Pakistan -by Farahnaz Zahidi: Context: More than 20,300 Shia Muslims have been killed in Pakistan by Deobandi militants belonging to Sipah Sahaba Taliban (SST). At least 700 of these slain Shias are Shia Hazaras and 300 are non-Hazara Shias of Quetta. Pakistan army
Shia Muslim pilgrims from Punjab and KPK refute HDP’s ethnic propaganda with their blood – by Anwar Changezi: Related posts: #ShiaGenocide: After killing 21 paramilitary soldiers in Peshawar, Deobandi militants kill 40 Shias in Mastung Pakistani (Fake) Civil Society’s continued denial of atrocities by Sipah Sahaba Taliban Pakistan, Social Media, and Two Big Massacres – by Mohammad
Pakistan, Social Media, and Two Big Massacres – by Mohammad Murtaza: Related posts: #ShiaGenocide: After killing 21 paramilitary soldiers in Peshawar, Deobandi militants kill 40 Shias in Mastung Pakistani (Fake) Civil Society’s continued denial of atrocities by Sipah Sahaba Taliban Shia Muslim pilgrims from Punjab and KPK refute HDP’s ethnic
BBC Urdu continues to obfuscate #ShiaGenocide as an ethnic issue: Related post: #ShameBBCUrdu: An account of BBC Urdu’s misrepresentation of Shia genocide in Pakistan BBC Urdu has published a report on 17 December 2012 (written by Ahmed Wali Mujeeb) in which Shia genocide in Quetta has been misrepresented as
Who has stolen our humanity? – by Niaz Betab: “Sometimes mortals can be more horrible than monsters.” ― Rick Riordan These words depict very truly and accurately our society of today, where we are indulged in playing such intensely wicked and dangerous games that even monsters avoid. We
World Shia Forum rejects The New York Times misleading report on Pakistani Shias – by Dr Mukhtar Askari: On 3 December 2012, The New York Times published an article titled “Pakistan Reels With Violence Against Shiites”, by Declan Walsh, NYT Pakistan Bureau Chief. The previous title of the article (changed afterwards) was “Pakistan’s Hazara Shiites under siege”
Blame the victim: DAWN newspaper’s role in Shia Genocide: The Taliban regime of Mullah Omer ruled Afghanistan, or at least a majority of Afghan territory, from 1995 till October 2001 when the US began a retaliatory military campaign against the country to avenge the September 11th terrorist attacks.
ہزارہ نسل پرست پارٹی اور عزاداری امام حسین: کوئٹہ میں رہنے والے شیعہ اور سنی، بلوچ، پشتون ، ہزارہ اور پنجابی حضرات جانتے ہیں کہ ہزارہ نسل پرست پارٹی (ہزارہ ڈیموکرٹیک پارٹی) کے پاکستان کی فوج، فرنٹیئر کور اور آئی ایس آئی سے گہرے روابط ہیں دوسرے
سوات کی ملالہ اور کوئٹہ کی ہانیہ: کل جب قوم کی بیٹی ملالہ یوسفزئی پر حملہ ہوا تو میں خون کے آنسو رویا. پھر جب دیکھا کہ آزاد میڈیا، سیاستدان، آزاد عدلیہ، شیعہ، سنی، جوان، بوڑھے، بچے، مرد عورتیں، امیر، غریب الغرض پوری قوم رنگ و
HDP flaming Pashtun-Hazara fight, endangering thousands of lives for politics – by Raza Changezi: Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) has always stood along with Sipah-e-Sahaba/Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in its activities against Shias of Quetta. In a recent diabolical propaganda campaign, HDP has written a vicious pamphlet and scattered it in the city. In the statement which
Letter from Quetta: Is non-Hazara Shia blood not red? – by A. Naqvi: Editor’s Note: We have received this letter from a non-Hazara Shia from Quetta and publishing it with very minor changes ensuring that the original meaning remains the same. Shias of all ethnicities have been killed in Quetta during the
Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) and the human trafficking gold mine – by Raza Changezi: Hazara Democratic Party has been misrepresenting Shia Genocide as ethnic killing and continues to deny the martyrdom of at least 200 non-Hazara Shias in Quetta. I have previously written on the same blog about the reasons due to which
Extravagant musical concerts amid tears of Shia Hazara nation: Who to blame for the apathy? – by Kulsoom Hazara: The first attack on Shia Hazara community was in 2003, when 12 young Police cadets were shot dead on Sariab Road while they were on their way back home. This news broke down the streets of the major Shia
Shia Hazaras’ exodus to Australia – by Zofeen Ebrahim: According to the South Asia Terrorist Portal (SATP). In 2011, 203 Shias were killed of which 27 belonged to the Hazara community. Shia Hazaras, along with non-Hazara Shias of Balochistan, remain a victim of country wide Shia genocide against
A 13-year-old Shia Hazara boy is killed, only to become a statistic: Last Saturday was just another day in 13-year-old Liaquat Ali’s house in Quetta. The young Hazara boy’s mother asked him to help her with some chores, but he wanted to go out. After some back and forth of her
Who killed HDP Chairman Hussain Ali Yousafi? – by Raza Changezi: Hussain Ali Yousafi was killed on 26th January 2009 in the early hours of the morning near his office on Jinnah Road Quetta. Apparently it was made to seem that Lashkar-e-Jhangvi had claimed responsibility for the attack on sectarian
Would Jinnah have lived as a Shia? – by Faiza Mirza: j Source: Dawn Twenty-nine years ago a boy was born in the city of Karachi. His excited parents just like many before and after them, faced the common question: What should we name him? A name which would do
HDP’s diabolical game in Quetta – by Raza Changezi: On 2nd September (Sunday) four Pashtun boys were held by Shia-Hazara boys when they tried to desecrate an Alam that had been fixed on a mountain top in Quetta behind the densely Shia-Hazara population of Marriabad. The boys were
Semantics of Hazara genocide or Shia genocide: Why no unity in outrage?: Related posts: Shia Genocide Database: A detailed account of Shia killings in Pakistan from 1963 to 2012 Is Shia genocide an adequate term to describe the plight of Pakistan’s Shia Muslims? Semantics of Hazara genocide or Shia genocide: Why
Baloch friends must not promote thugs who misrepresent Shia genocide as Hazara ethnic issue – by Mukhtar Askari: Cross-posted from World Shia Forum This is a humble request not only to our Baloch friends but also to all those who condemn Shia genocide at the hands of Pakistani State sponsored Shia genocide. It is common knowledge that
Of deaths, regrets, and apathy – by Aliya R. Changezi: The distinctly familiar dusty wind struck my face as soon as I stepped into the city where I was born. The dry mountains stood silent and blockaded; one could sense the dismay blended with shame and inadequacy. The warm
Fortunately, the Sunni Hazara brothers are safe in Quetta – by Mehdi Changezi: Related post: List of non-Hazara Shia Muslims killed by ASWJ-Taliban in Balochistan – by Marya Mushtaq I am thankful to LUBP for publishing my previous letter exposing the infamous ISI tout Hussain Ali Yasa (a friend of Hazara Democratic
ISI mole arrested in Kabul is a friend of Abdul Khaliq Hazara and HDP – by Mehdi Changezi: Editor’s note: This letter from Quetta proves as correct LUBP’s stance on Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) and Abdul Khaliq Hazara. We are glad that a Shia-Hazara friend from Quetta has noticed our efforts and sent us this letter which
Baba Mazari’s message of unity to Shia Hazaras – by S. Batool: Quoting Baba Mazari’s address to foster unity and harmony: “The war that has been pushed into you, these rifts are all caused by [Khariji] Wahabbis. My Mujahid brothers, my honorable people, never think that our enemies are Pashtoons, Tajik