Here is Bamyan, Hazaristan. The Hazara still face systematic crimes such as discrimination by the Pashtunist government and genocide by terrorist groups including Pashtun Taliban, Kuchi and Daesh. In March 2001, Pashtun Taliban destroyed the ancient Buddha sculptures of Bamyan which were principal symbols of Hazara history and culture, and one of the most popular masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. However, the Hazara try their best to preserve their colorful (...)
Bloody attacks against Hazaras in Afghanistan force thousands to flee
Afghan government ignores murder and bombings, against Afghanistan’s most socially progressive ethnic minority
Saturday 22 May 2010, by
Latest news from Afghanistan is that Kuchi nomads, supported by elements of the Afghan government, have attacked Hazara villages in the region of Behsood in recent weeks. This area has experienced annual violence as the nomads bring their grazing herds through Hazara farmland, ruining the spring crops, and forcing Hazaras to flee to Bamiyan and Kabul.
These photos were taken by members of the Afghanistan Human Rights Commission in 2007. Since the area is experiencing extreme conflict, photos and news are slow in coming. Kabulpress.org will offer news as it arrives.
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