The perpetual attacks against Shia Muslims of Balochistan are particularly hurting Quetta’s Hazara community because it is relatively easy to identify and attack Hazaras due to their particular physical features.
The veiled criminals should be disgraced
Those who do not do anything for the persecuted and target killed Shias, specifically those who have means to help, who can afford to help, those religious scholars who have authority over the wealth of the community, those who control the community treasure house, Khums; they do not take any step for their people. A list of such personalities should be made and they should be condemned in Public exposing their names openly.
The aim of this post is to introduce Abdul Khaliq Hazara, leader of Hazara Democratic Party – a pseudo-secular ethnic party through which ISI operates among the Hazara-Shias of Quetta.
He is the same individual who recently gave an infamous interview to Ejaz Haider (now more befittingly known on twitter as Ejaz Haider Jhangvi) in which he had labeled the people he claims to represent as Iranian agents. In Abdul Khaliq Hazara ‘s words, Hazara Shias:
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As a nation we are getting sicker – we refuse to accept the existence of our disease. We call ourselves humans; we call ourselves people of faith and many other names. But what we don’t call ourselves is what we have become: soulless. And yesterday’s brazen Nazi style attack on a bus full of pilgrims proves exactly that.
Twenty six people were lined up and shot because of their faith.
Editor’s note: “The resilience of Hazara people in Quetta is wearing thin, but they are hoping that some day things will change for the better.” We thank Fasi Zaka for drawing our attention to this excellent article on Hazara Shias which we are cross-posting on Pakistan Blogzine for further reflections on this oft ignored and misrepresented genocide.
Hazaras of Quetta must not get agitated with the use of the term “Shia-Hazara” – by Malik Siraj Akbar
Source: The Baloch Hal
Pakistan ka haal: Celebrating Eid – with Shias
Source: J Toons on Facebook
PB Note: In this bold and incisive piece, Dr. Muhammad Taqi deconstructs Ejaz Haider’s lies about the sectarian genocide of Hazaras in Quetta and exposes Pakistan Army’s treacherous and callous