Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicHazara community

Topic: Hazara community

Hazaras are voting with their feet and fleeing Afghanistan. Quetta is their new refuge

Between five and ten thousand people have fled Taliban-ruled Afghanistan to Balochistan's Hazara town, leaving behind a history of oppression and terror.

Why Hazaras in Pakistan have been victims of sectarianism & ethnic conflict

In episode 657 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about the hardest-hit and most oppressed victims of terrorist activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan — the Hazaras.

Why Hazaras in Pakistan’s Quetta have refused to bury 11 coal miners killed in IS attack

Eleven coal miners were abducted and killed Saturday in a terror attack claimed by Islamic State. Their families have since been leading a sit-in demonstration with the bodies.

Blast kills 21 in Pakistan’s Quetta, casualties include many from Hazara community

The death toll is expected to rise in the bombing at Quetta, which occurred in Hazarganji area. Police said nearby buildings were also damaged in the blast.

On Camera

YourTurn

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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