Posts tagged as: Hazara

Quetta police arrest murderer of six-year-old Hazara girl

QUETTA: Police in Quetta claim to have arrested the killer of six-year-old Hazara girl Saher Batool, whose body was dumped after apparently being subjected to rape attempts. “After one month, we have successfully apprehended the killer of Saher Batool,” Senior Superintendent of Police (Investigation), Asad Raza told a crowded press conference on Friday. Police had […]

Hazara campaigner fights deportation from Britain

LONDON: Lawyers for a leading activist from Quetta’s ehtnic Shia Hazara community made a last-minute plea on Thursday to stop his deportation from Britain. Liaquat Ali Hazara, 36, told AFP in a phone interview from the detention centre where he is being held in England that his lawyers had applied to cancel the expulsion set for […]

Gunmen kill 2 members of Hazara community in Quetta

QUETTA: Gunmen in Quetta shot dead two Shia Muslims who had emigrated from neighbouring Afghanistan almost a decade ago to escape violence there, police said Sunday. Two men opened fire Saturday night on the family, from Afghanistan’s Hazara community, who were at a bus station in Quetta preparing to travel to Karachi. “A man of about […]

Pakistan urged to put an end to Hazara persecution

LONDON: Pakistan and Britain have been urged to work together to put an end to ongoing persecution of Hazara Shias in Quetta, Balochistan. The dema Quetta News Sources

Pakistan urged to put an end to Hazara persecution

LONDON: Pakistan and Britain have been urged to work together to put an end to ongoing persecution of Hazara Shias in Quetta, Balochistan. The dema Quetta News Sources

Gunmen kill four Hazara community members in Quetta

QUETTA: Gunmen opened fire on a vehicle in southwest Pakistan on Monday, killing four people, police said. The incident took place in the Masj Quetta News Sources

Hazara political parties threaten civil disobedience against targeted killings

QUETTA: Hazara political parties have threatened a civil disobedience movement against the targeted killing of their community members, the latest episode of which saw four Hazaras being shot dead on Monday evening. A complete shutter down strike was observed on Tuesday in parts of the provincial capital against Monday’s killings on Masjid road. All major shops and markets remained […]

Hazara Town blast: MWM warns of nationwide protests

QUETTA:  Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen (MWM) appealed to the government to implement its charter of demands, which comprises 23 points and take notice of Hazara town blast on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference, MWM’s Secretary Allama Ahmed Iqbal Rizvi said that for so many years “we have been protesting against the menace of terrorism” but unfortunately the law […]

Strategy afoot to end attacks against Hazara community: CM Malik

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has assured the Hazara Community that government was devising a comprehensive strategy to end targeted attacks on the community.He said government was not indifferent of its responsibility to eradicate terrorism from Quetta.”We are aware of targeted attacks on Hazara community and government is chalking out a comprehensive […]

Hazara tragedy: Nawaz Sharif visits Quetta to discuss security situation

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Quetta to discuss the security condition of the city in the aftermath of the attack on the Hazara community, Express News reported on Tuesday.   Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Abdul Qadir Baloch, Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Senator Mir Hasil Bizenjo accompanied the premiere on his one-day visit. On […]

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