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Rights Watch | 9th January 2021
Commuters in Karachi on Friday clashed with rally-goers protesting against target killing of Hazara Shia coal miners in Balochistan last week. For more news on the human rights situation in Pakistan, check out Rights Watch.
Civil society expresses outrage on Macch incident
The brutal incident at Machh and the lack of the response shown by the government has given the civil society much to be angry about. They denounced the lack of government writ and demanded protection for marginalised citizens like the Hazaras.
UN leaders condemn terrorist attack on Hazaras
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President of the United Nations General Assembly Volkan Bozkir condemned the killing of Hazara Shia coal miners in Machh, Balochistan. Meanwhile Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter to assure mourners who have been staging a protest since the past three days that he will visit them soon.
Rights Watch | 6th January 2021
Mourners enter third day of protest against killing of 11 Hazara Shia Muslim coal miners in Mach, demand presence of the Prime Minister, immediate arrest and trial of murderers, and removal of Balochistan government. For more, keep reading.
Quetta tensions lead to internet shutdown
QUETTA: Ever since a violent mob killed a young man in Hazara Town on Sunday, the law and order situation of the city has turned for the worse, now seemingly headed towards ethnic conflict. The tension began when a huge mob attacked ...
Sudden Drop In Covid Testing In Some KP Areas
A major chunk of people from Malakand and Hazara, with symptoms similar to coronavirus, has been avoiding visiting hospitals for COVID-19 testing out of fear, despite there being a rise in cases of the deadly virus in the region. Since after ...
Kolai – Parched For Water
For decades the local people living in the upper parts of the country particularly Malakand and Hazara divisions have been experiencing severe water shortage for decades, forced to fetch drinking water from miles away from ...