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50 Years of Statelessness: The Bengalis of Macchar Colony
Half a century on - 50 years after West Pakistan lost its eastern counterpart - those who had taken the painstaking journey all the way to present-day Pakistan, travelling in a state of starvation and poverty, and hoping for better times to come – are living today in a country that has not even declared them its own. They live hopeless lives, scarred by frustration. Whatever little they earn is not enough to feed their families.
Rights Watch | 18th August 2020
Pre-partition Hindu temple in Lyari, Karachi illegally demolished by builder, site sealed for inquiry. Meanwhile, Hindu community mourn loss of worship place.