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The peculiar case of Liaquat Ali Hazara

LAH - File Photo

LAH – File Photo

The West tells Muslims to condemn terror but Britain wants to deport a prominent anti-Taliban campaigner back to Pakistan. Doing so would seal his fate.

At the end of last year, the world recoiled in horror as the Pakistani Taliban launched an attack on a school in Peshawar that killed 145 people, the vast majority of them children of members of the country’s armed forces. It came against the backdrop of a government campaign against militants in the tribal regions of the country which has thus far taken the lives of thousands of innocent civilians. In the days following the attacks, global leaders united in their condemnation of the bombing, also taking the opportunity to speak about the threat posed by extremist groups who follow the Saudi-backed Wahhabi ideology – in the Pakistani context, the Deobandi school of thought.

Last week, as people were fixed to their television sets watching the dramatic events in Paris unfold in real time, demands were already being made on innocent Muslims to “condemn” the actions of terrorists. While such derisory demands deserve the contempt they have been met with, they ignore a few wider truths. The first is that, as a 2009 study shows; extremist groups like al-Qaeda kill 8 times as many Muslims than Non-Muslims. This research was conducted before the rise of the so-called Islamic State last summer who have overwhelmingly targeted Muslims, in particular Shia Muslims who they deem heretics and apostates and whom they instruct their young and brainwashed recruits to kill.

The second is that there exist numerous brave Muslims who have stood up to the extremists at considerable risk to their own personal safety. They live under death threat and make their stand, not because they have been prompted to by hypocritical politicians or right-wing media demagogues, but because they consider it a religious duty to resist the extremist trend ravaging their faith.

Two women wearing full-face veils walk in Regents Park in London (Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett)

Two women wearing full-face veils walk in Regents Park in London (Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett)

So it beggars belief that in the current environment, the British government has been working to deport one such activist back to his native Pakistan. Liaquat Ali Hazara has been a prominent critic of the Taliban for the last 4 years. Initially in the UK as a student, he began his political activities after the Sunni-extremist group Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched bomb attacks which targeted the Hazara Shia minority, killing scores of innocent people. But Liaquat hasn’t limited his campaigning to just the Shia, regularly advocating for the rights of Christians, Ahmedis and Sunnis in Pakistan.

Liaquat led protests outside the Pakistani embassy demanding authorities there take action to stop the ongoing gun, bomb and suicide attacks which regularly target Pakistan’s Shia and in particular the Hazara, easily recognizable by their distinct mongoloid facial features. For this, militants back in Pakistan issued death threats, even going so far as hand delivering them to his parent’s home in Quetta, capital of the Baluchistan region.

Much has been written and said of the role played by Pakistan’s security agencies in the growth and support of extremist groups like the Taliban. There is no guarantee that the police or army could protect Mr. Hazara’s life. He himself believes that he wouldn’t make it to his front door before being abducted and killed. That reflects the view of human rights organizations who have documented the relentless campaign of terror waged against Pakistan’s Shia community.

In this photograph taken on December 18, 2014, a Pakistani army soldier stands guard at the site of a militant attack on an army-run school in Peshawar.

In this photograph taken on December 18, 2014, a Pakistani army soldier stands guard at the site of a militant attack on an army-run school in Peshawar.

The UK Home Office say they have reviewed Liaquat’s case and in spite of the death threats, the documented abuses in Pakistan, the lack of action by authorities there to reign it in, and the testimony of human rights groups, community leaders and religious groups of all denominations, they don’t see a threat to Liaquat’s life. Liaquat had been held at a removal centre near London’s Gatwick Airport for several months, living under the fear of being put on a plane and sent back to Pakistan at any moment.

That nearly came to pass in October when Liaquat was physically being prepared to be placed on a flight to Pakistan before he was given a short-term last minute reprieve. Then just last week, a judge bailed Mr. Hazara so he could go home until his appeal against deportation is heard.

If the Home Office succeeds in deporting Liaquat and others in a similar situation to his, the only outcome will be a further erosion of trust between the government and the Muslim community in the UK. It would merely show that on the one hand the government calls on the community to fight extremism and on the other, it deports those who do take a stand to their certain death. And with government measures already contributing to increased tensions and suspicion, nobody would win in such a scenario.

Eisa Ali, RT UK’s correspondent in London. (Twitter: @EisaAli_RT)

The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of RT.

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Gratitude to all who campaigned to stop Forcible Removal of Liaquat Ali Hazara to Pakistan

HUM File Picture

HUM File Picture

HUM feels immense pleasure to formally announce that Liaquat Ali Hazara, the Founder and the incumbent Chairman of this Organisation; was bailed yesterday who has confirmed to arrive home safely late last night.

For LAH, these six months have been extremely demanding, testing and challenging which testified the predicaments of the detainees inside various Immigration Removals Centres across the UK. While lauding the efforts and endeavour of various British and international communities, UN agencies, human rights organisations of international-repute, Members of British Parliament, media outlets, community leaders, mayor(s) and councillors, academicians, political, welfare and academic organisations, and campaigners and supporters are, particularly, mentioned in the following lines to acknowledge the magnitude of their contribution and pay unreserved gratitude through this communique.

UNITED NATIONS AGENCIES

(i) United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR – Geneva)

(ii) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR – London and Geneva)

International Human Rights Organisations

(iii) Amnesty International

(iv) Human Rights Watch

(v) Islamic Human Rights Commission

Members of the British Parliament

(vi) Jeremy Corbyn

(vii) George Galloway

(viii) Dianne Abbot

(ix) David Anderson

(x) Bob Blackman

(xi) Peter Bottomley

(xii) Ronnie Campbell

(xiii) Martin Caton

(xiv) Jim Cunningham

(xv) Mark Durkan

(xvi) Andrew George

(xvii) Roger Godsiff

(xviii) Mike Hancock

(xix) David Heyes

(xx) Kelvin Hopkins

(xxi) John McDonnell

(xxii) Alan Meale

(xxiii) Margaret Ritchie

Among the above named MPs, the kudos must be conferred to Mr. Jeremy Corbyn who tabled the motion in the EDM. In addition, it is absolutely unfair if the practical, moral and ethical support of MP, Ms. Amber Rudd is not made mention of in these lines. The par excellence contribution of MP Amber Rudd as such was exemplary throughout which will, definitely, strengthen the foundations of human values.

International Media Channels and Newspapers

(xxiv) Agence France-Presse (AFP)

(xxv) BBC Asian Network

(xxvi) The Guardian

(xxvii) The Jang and the News International

(xxviii) Geo TV Network

(xxix) Press TV

(xxx) Russia Today

Mayor (s) and councillors

(xxxi) The Mayor for Waltham Forest and its Councillors (12) who signed a Resolution, asking the UK Home Office for immediate release of LAH and reconsideration of his case.

Community Leaders

(xxxii) Haji Agha Marzooq Ali (Chairman, Hazara International Forum of Great Britain, Shakir Youth Trust and Hazara Diaspora Village Elder)

(xxxiii) Syed Ashfaq Shah

(xxxiv) Maulana Musharraf Hussaini (Minister of Religion)

(xxxv) Sadiq Noyan (President – Hazara Community Milton Keynes)

(xxxvi) Wajahat Hussain (Shia Activist)

Academicians

(xxxvii) Rev Professor Nicholas Sagovsky

(xxxviii) Rebecca Murray

Political, Welfare and Academic Organisations

(xxxix) Hazara International Forum of Great Britain

(xl) Shakir Youth Trust

(xli) Helena Kennedy Foundation

(xlii) Article 26

(xliii) Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group

Human Rights Activists, campaigners and supporters

(xliv) Eisa Ali

(xlv) Adil Shahzeb

(xlvi) Murtaza Ali Shah

(xlvii) Myra MacDonald

(xlviii) Lena Mohamed

(xlix) Emma Graham-Harrison

(l) Divya Talwar

(li) Mohammad Walji

(lii) Mrs Catherine Merry

(liii) Samira Shackle

(liv) Raza Kazim (IHRC)

(lv) Maulana Musharraf Hussaini

(lvi) Asif Khan Hazara

(lvii) Muhammad Noor

(lviii) Haji Jan Ali

(lix) Nana Darkoa

Please click on the links below to watch video coverage of the story and read more about it.

http://www.parliament.uk/edm/2014-15/397

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/14/uk-deport-pakistani-activist-liaquat-ali-hazara

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-30000344

http://www.dawn.com/news/1138407/pakistani-hazara-campaigner-fights-deportation-from-britain

http://www.ihrc.org.uk/activities/press-releases/11232-press-release-deportation-possible-death-sentence-for-pakistani-rights-campaigner

https://www.change.org/p/home-office-do-not-send-liaquat-ali-hazara-to-his-death

https://www.change.org/p/thereas-may-and-uk-government-home-secretary-uk-stop-deportation-of-hazara-asylum-seekers-from-uk/u/8504374

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-277276-Hazara-campaigner-threatened-by-terroristsfaces-removal-from-UK

http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/10/22/383176/pakistani-activist-scheduled-for-deportation/

http://nation.com.pk/national/14-Oct-2014/uk-to-deport-pakistani-activist-despite-taliban-death-threats

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theresa_May#Deportation_of_Pakistani_Activist.2C_Liaquat_Ali_Hazara

http://www.ukasiaonline.com/injustice-uk-to-deport-pakistani-hazara-shia-campaigner-facing-death-threats.html

http://www.general-election-2010.co.uk/uk-party-political-news/deportation-of-mr-liaquat-ali

A delegation of Hazara Diaspora meets with the Pakistani High Commissioner in London.

Group picture of the Hazara Delegates with the Pakistani High Commissioner

Group picture of the Hazara Delegates with the Pakistani High Commissioner

A seven member delegation of Hazara Diaspora Led by the Chairman, Hazara International Forum of Great Britain and the Chairman, Hazara United Movement (HUM), United Kingdom were called on the Pakistani High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Mr. Wajid Shams-ul-Hasan on 25-07-2003 in the Pakistani High Commission, Lowndes Road, London. The meeting started at 15:00 hours local time which continued for over an hour, focusing on the reservations and concerns of the delegation about the ongoing genocide of Hazaras in Pakistan.

Pakistani High Commissioner being presented with the Petition.

Pakistani High Commissioner being presented with the Petition.

The High Commission was presented with a petition which detailed genuine concerns and reservations including five points demands, duly acknowledged as legitimate and constitutional. The High Commissioner also assured to forward the petition to the federal and provincial governments for implementation. The Chairman, Hazara United Movement reiterated the need that the government must formulate a viable strategy to providing foolproof security to the Hazaras. He also demanded that the Pakistani High Commission must pursue the progress of the petition and intimate both HIF and HUM of its progress within reasonable time which the latter agreed to perform. The five points are as follows:

(i) That the federal government must provide all support to the Balochistan’s provincial government and exert meaningful pressure for an immediate and complete operation against the hideouts of Lashker-e-Jhangvi in Quetta and Balochistan.

(ii) That fast-track special courts be established to penalize the religious extremists and terrorists.

(iii) That the government must track the elements of intelligence agencies and security personnel having links with the terrorists and take immediate action against them.

(iv) That the foreign and domestic financiers of the terrorists and religious extremists be tracked down and prosecuted immediately.

(v) That a family member of the affectees/victims of these incidents of the last 14 years be provided government job as per his/her academic credentials and qualifications. 

The High Commission’s sources also promised to arrange a meeting of the delegates with the Prime Minister of Pakistan during his next visit to the United Kingdom.

Urdu news coverage of the meeting published on the Jang Newspaper (27-07-2013).

Urdu news coverage of the meeting published on the Jang Newspaper (27-07-2013).

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The Genocide of Hazaras and Shias in Pakistan (Substantial Case Submitted before the UN)

Hazara United Movement (HUM), United Kingdom has always stood at the forefront when it comes to the Genocide of Hazara and Shias, especially in Pakistan. Through TV interviews, press statements and by holding static demonstrations in the UK to mobilise the masses including Hazara Diaspora, mainstream political parties of Pakistan and human rights organisations to raise voice against the ongoing massacre of the Hazaras in Pakistan. In the wake of the perpetual killings/genocide of the Hazaras and Shias in Pakistan, a sober conference was held in the House of Lords on 25th May, 2013 which was chaired by Lord Eric Avebury, the Vice Chairman of the All Parliamentary Human Rights Group in the British Parliament. Barrister Rubab Rizvi, a human rights barrister; coordinated throughout to make this event a success whose commitment and gusto, in such matters, are unmatchable.

Hazara United Movement, wholeheartedly, thank the mainstream Pakistani political parties who have not only expressed their genuine concerns about such killings but also participated in the conference, on 25th February this year, to show their full support and solidarity with the Hazaras and Shias of Pakistan. Therefore, HUM is thankful to Dr. Saleem Danish (MQM’s Head for the UK) and his team, the 10 members of Pakthoonkhawa Milli Awami Party including its UK Head and other office bearers, Mr. Amjad Khan (The former Head of PTI in UK) and his team, Ahle Sunnat wa Al Jama’at, Minhaj-ul-Quran, Majlis-e-Ulema-e-Shia, Europe, Amnesty International, Al Khoei Foundation and the Muslim Council of Great Britain who spared time to attend the conference and express their full support and cooperation.

Chairman, Muslim Council of Great Britain, a Hazara lady participant, LAH and the Political Councillor of Pakistan Embassy are seen in the conference

Chairman, Muslim Council of Great Britain, a Hazara lady participant, LAH and the Political Councillor of Pakistan Embassy are seen in the conference

Hazara Notables and Elders at the conference

Hazara Notables and Elders at the conference

Another view of the participants

Another view of the participants

Myra McDonald of Reuters and Ahmed Syed of ARY are seen in the middle row

Myra McDonald of Reuters and Ahmed Syed of ARY are seen in the middle row

L-R, Chairman, Jamaa'at Ahle Sunnat wa Al Jamaa't, Lord Eric Avebury, Allama Ali Rizvi (Chairman, Majlis-e-Ulama Shia, Europe), Haji Marzooq Ali (Chairman Hazara International Forum of Great Britain, Allama Musharraf Hussaini (Majlis Ulama-e-Shia, Europe and Akbar Khan Kakar (President, Pakhtoonkhawal Milli Awami Party, UK)

L-R, Chairman, Jamaa’at Ahle Sunnat wa Al Jamaa’t, Lord Eric Avebury, Allama Ali Rizvi (Chairman, Majlis-e-Ulama Shia, Europe), Haji Marzooq Ali (Chairman Hazara International Forum of Great Britain, Allama Musharraf Hussaini (Majlis Ulama-e-Shia, Europe and Akbar Khan Kakar (President, Pakhtoonkhawal Milli Awami Party, UK)

At the Parliament House: L-R, Sadiq Noyan, Yousuf Al-Khoei, Haji Jan Ali, Barrister Rubab Rizvi, Haji Marzooq Ali and Musa from Manchester

At the Parliament House: L-R, Sadiq Noyan, Yousuf Al-Khoei, Haji Jan Ali, Barrister Rubab Rizvi, Haji Marzooq Ali and Musa from Manchester

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R-L: Dr. Salim Danish, President UK Chapter of MQM and other notables

R-L: Dr. Salim Danish, President UK Chapter of MQM and other notables

L-R: Maulana Najam and Musa

L-R: Maulana Najam and Musa

HUM is also thankful to friends and the Quetta-based welfare organisation(s) who responded positively in very short notice and helped in collecting and collating witness statements from the victims/affectees of various targeted killings, suicide bombings and mass killings etc. The self-explanatory Report and hundreds of witness statements, duly signed by the heirs/guardians of the victims were prepared and forwarded to the UN’s Special Rapporteurs for further action who have acknowledged the receipts of substantive material and assured to take necessary action.

(Write-up of Lord Eric Avebury, Vice Chair of All Parliamentary Human Rights Group, published in the Huff Post on the same day)

Escalating the case of Genocide of Hazaras to the UN is of paramount importance in that this is the singular attempt by any organisation to have successfully furthered the case to the United Nations. It also serves as the harbinger of hope for the hapless people who live in sheer despondency and anticipate panacea to their ongoing sufferings.

Below are the English and Urdu news reports, published in the Daily Jang and the News on the 1st of June, 2013. To read the English news report online, click on this link: (http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-181249-UN-approached-over-targeted-killings-of-Pakistani-Shias)

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UN Approached I UN Approached II
Urdu News Report

UN Approached Urdu I UN Approached Urdu II

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حقیقت نامہ

یک جلسہ اختصاصی ہزارہ یونائیٹڈ موومنٹ (ھم)  با مقر حزب  د شہر لندن  بریتانیا برگزار شد۔ د ای جلسہ روی امور  گوناگون از جملہ روی گزارش کہ  حزب د ارتباط  کشتار دست جمعی ہزارھا   بہ سازمان ملل متحد ارادہ کردہ بود، مفصل گفتگو صورت گرفت۔رُوی نکات  حقوقی قضایا  ھم صحبت صورت گرفت و تصمیم اتخاذ گردید کہ د آیندھا از ھر گونہ تبلیغات منفی و دروغین و شایعات کاذب علیہ حزب د فورم دفاع خواھد گردید۔

د جلسہ اِی تصمیم ھم اتخاز گردید کہ شایعات  پراکنی  وگفتہ ھای نا درست کہ بہ حزب از طرف یک موسسہ ( ہزارہ آرگنائزیشن ) نسبت دادہ شدہ  را حرف با حرف و مدلل جواب دادہ خواھد شد تا افراد فہمیدہ و چیز فہم ملیت ہزارہ  از عمل کرد  زشت ازی قبیل عناصر آگاہ شدہ آنان را محاسبہ بیتانند۔

زمانیکہ  از سوی  انجمن  بین المللی ہزاھای بریتانیای کبیر(ہزارہ انٹرنیشنل فورم آف گریٹ بریٹن) و  انجمن متحد ہزارھا  (ہزارہ یوناٹیڈ فورم ۔ ھم)موضوع کشتار  دست جمعی و نسل کشی ہزارھا  بمورخ 26 فروری 2013 میلادی د پارلیمان بریتانیا بہ بحث گرفتہ شد کہ برای بار اول د تاریخ  دو احزاب  بزرگ اہل تسنن اہل سنت والجماعت (حقیقی) و  مسلم کونسل آف گریٹ بریٹن ھمینطور سازمان  عفو بین الملل، منہاج القرآن، شورای علماء شیعی اروپا، ھمکار بخش حقوق بشر اتحادیہ اروپا، پشتونخواہ ملی عوامی پارٹی، پاکستان تحریک انصاف، متحدہ قومی موومنٹ و بزرگان اقوام ہزارہ د تعداد چشمگیر د نشست حضور پیدا کردن و ہمبستگی خود را با مردم ہزارہ اعلان کردن ۔آنھا پیمان سپردن کہ   دَاوضاع نا مساید با مردم ہزارہ  بی ایستند۔

اما درست در ھمان زمان یک روز بیش از برگزاری اِی نشست  در پارلیمان بریتانیا بمورخ 25فروری 2013 گروھک کہ بدست بیگانگان بازیچہ شدہ اند، دست بکار شد تا نشست رابہم زدہ از برگزاری جلسہ جلوگیری کنند۔ بخاطر گمراہ نمودن لاردآنھا دھا ایمیل فریستادن کہ بعداز  بے نتیجہ ماندن ،آنان  توسط یک خانم انگلیسی لارد را ایمیل فریستادن تا او گمراہ شود کہ بہ ناکامی انجامید۔درست در ھمان روز  خانم انگلیسی با    رئیس ہزارہ یونائیٹڈ موومنٹ تلفونی در تماس شد کہ بہ او توسیعہ شد کہ  دخالت در امور کہ دیگران قبلاً آغاز کردن، کار نا درست است  و آنھا نباید د ای کار دخالت کند کہ  او پزیرفت اما بعداً   او  با لارد و تیم وی  د ارتباط ماند۔

با این ہمہ سید عنایت، ذاکر ، ارشد و چند دیگر  در نشست کہ از سوی (یو این او پی) در شہر لندن  تحت عنوان ‘‘ چالشھای امنیتی بین المللی و  منطقوی  :آیندہ بلوچستان چی خواھد شد؟ ’’ کہ بتاریخ 25 فروری 2013 میلادی گرفتہ شدہ بود، شرکت نمودن۔

پس از شرکت در نشست آنھا برای فریب دادن افکار عمومی مردم ہزارہ  در سایت ھای اجتماعی با عناوین و عکس ھا طور وانمود کردن گویا آنھا برای بلند کردن صدای ملت ہزارہ  بہ آنجا رفتہ بودن۔ چیزی کہ از عناوین روزنامہ ھا مشخص است کہ اِی نشست برای برسی امور بلوچ ھا گرفتہ شدہ بود۔

ویب سائیٹ لنک:

http://liaquatalihazara.wordpress.com/2013/03/03/nationalists-vs-opportunists/

بخاطر کہ مردم از آنھا  د ارتباط خیانت ملی کہ از آنھاسرزد شدہ است نہ پرسد،بہ قصہ گمراہ کنیندہ ایمیل را راہ اندازی کردن۔آنھا فکر مردم ہزارہ را بطرف دیگر سوق دادن تا کسی از آنھا د بارہ اشتراک در کانفرانس کہ علیہ نظام کشور پاکستان  ترتیب دادہ شدہ بود نا پُرسند۔

ما مردم با شعور و غیور ہزارہ  می  خواھیم تا از آنھا جوابات  پرسش ھای ذیل را طلب  کنندتا دوست و دشمن را بیشناسند۔

الف: آیا با شرکت در کانفرانس کہ علیہ پاکستان برگزار شدہ زندہ گانی مردم ہزارہ در پاکستان مواجع خطر نہ خواھد شد؟

ب: آیا با این عمل کرد کسانیکہ در  درون ارگان ھای امنیتی و نظامی با مردم ما ہمدردی دارند ، متنفر شدہ دست بہ انتقام گیری نہ خواھد زدن؟

پ: آیا امکان ندارد کہ ترورست ھا ، دست یاران مالی آنھا و افراد تحت امر آنھا  ازی عمل سود بردہ مردم ما را  ہدف حملات تروستی  بیشتر خود قرار نہ دھند؟

ت: آنھا را کدام کس اختیار دادہ کہ مردم ما را دچار مخاطرہ  کنند؟

ث: در کانفرانس کہ علیہ پاکستان ترتیب دادہ شدہ بودمخالفین دولت پاکستان و مقامات اطلاعاتی  با تعداد گستردہ اشتراک داشتند۔ آیا دست گاھای اطلاعاتی این امر با باد فراموشی می سپارند؟

ج: چیطور امکان دارہ کہ از فعالیت ھای ضد پاکستانی آنھا مردم ما رنج نبرند؟

چ: ازین فعالیت ھای آنھا با مشکلات ما اضافہ خواھد شد ، کی ازین قضایا سود خواھد برد؟

ح: از آنھا باید پرسش شود کہ بکدام قیمت سعی فروش خون مردم ما را کردن؟

خ: آیا رہدف  آنھا و تروست ھا  یکی نیست کہ مردم ما با خاک و خون کشاندہ شوہ و آنان روی او سیاست کنند؟

د: این ھا با  دستور کی میخواھند کہ کشتار مردم ما دوام پیدا کونہ؟

بخاطر کم کردن مشکلات مردم ہزارہ  در پاکستان و د ارتباط  رابطہ تلفونی سفارت پاکستان با  یک بزرگ ہزارہ شورای تصمیم گیری حزب (ھم) تصمیم گرفت کہ در مجموع ای گونا  ونمود شوہ کہ کسانیکہ د ر کانفرانس شرکت داشتندد مربوط افغانستان می شودند و آنھا از سیاست پاکستان با خبر نیست اند۔ لہذا مربوطہ عضو پارلیمان را ایمیل صورت گرفت۔ عضو پارلیمان تاید کرد کہ شرکت کنندگان از افغانستان تعلق دارند۔تلاش صورت گرفت کہ تصویر نا درستِ از ای ایمیل با مردم اراعہ شوہ تا مردم گمراہ  شدہ از اصل مطلب  بے خبر بی مانند۔

مقصد از تذکر این مطلب  این بود کہ حقایق با علم دوست و صاحب عقل و خرد افراد ملت ہزارہ درمیان گزاشتہ شود۔ امیدواریم کہ  دآیندھا قبل از نوشتن آرای خود  رُوی صحت مطلب نوشتہ  شدہ  در  سایت ھای اجتماعی تحقیق لازم را می کنید تا ہدف ملی با درستی پیش بیرود۔

حزب از دوستان کہ  حساسیت  قضیہ را درک کردہ  با ما درتماس بودن تشکری میکند ۔ بمی خاطر رساندن حقایق با افراد مسول آسان شود۔

مسلہ دومی این بود کہ سعی شودقد ھمدستی  با افراد  ملا پسند ناقص العقل و فراری ایران مردم سادہ  و  مخلص  اینطورگمراہ شوہ گویاخدا نخواستہ  ما تلاش داشتیم کہ کارھای آنھا با ناکامی بیکشد۔ حقیقت این است کہ دور اول کانفرانس کہ  در  اوطاق کانفرانس پارلیمان بریتانیا  برگزار شد   در آن تمام  احزاب سیاسی ہزارہ  شرکت گستردہ داشتند ۔ بعد از آنکہ تلاش صورت گرفت تا این پروسہ را  بہ نفع گروہ خاص ثبت گردد ، قبل از آغاز دور دوم ہزارہ انٹرنیشنل فورم آف گریٹ بریٹن، ھوپ و افراد استاد محقق کنارہ کشی را اختیار کردن۔ با این رو تمام احزاب سیاسی ہزارہ از ھمکاری با ملا ھای فراری قم سرباز زدن و  دور  دوم   دوچار  ناکامی  شد۔ وجہ اصلی آن این است کہ  گروہ مفاد پرست فعالیت ھای سیاسی دیگران را با خود نسبت میدھد۔

حزب (ھم) با این باور است کہ او فعالیت ھای سیاسی خود را  در بریتانیا ادامہ خواھد داد وہیچ گروہی را اجازہ مداخلہ در امور خود نخواھد داد۔

در جلسہ ای تصمیم ھم اتخاذگردید کہ حزب از  اقوام دیگر  کہ در بلوچستان زنگی می کنند  بلخصوص از بلوچ ھا حمایت  حقوقی،اخلاقی و اضتماعی خواھد کرد۔ 

UK Times’ Coverage of the Interactive Debate on the Genocide of Pakistani Hazaras

The UK Times covered the interactive debate on the Genocide of Pakistani Hazaras, taking place in the House of Lords on 25-03-2013.

UK Times (Genocide of Pakistani Hazaras) UK Times (Genocide of Pakistani Hazaras) i

 

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Jang Open Forum, London organised an interactive debate about the Genocide of Hazaras and Shi’ites of Pakistan.

Jang Open Forum, London organised an interactive debate about the Genocide of Hazaras and Shi’ites of Pakistan in its local office. Mr. Iftikhar Qaiser, Jang Editor hosted the show which is also televised on Geo TV in Europe and North American on Sky Channel 825.

Jang Open Forum I

Jang Open Forum I

Jang Open Forum II

Jang Open Forum II

Jang Open Forum III

Jang Open Forum III

Jang Open Forum IV

Jang Open Forum IV

Coverage of London Protest by other media channels.

Below are the photos and publication of international media channels regarding the 17th February, 2013 protest in front of Pakistani High Commission, London.

Daily Jang Newspaper, London

Daily Jang Newspaper, LondonQuetta Carnage

Quetta Carnage
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Joint protest of HIF, HUM and other Groups

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Statement of Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf. 

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Members of UK Civil Society and members of House of Lords condemning Hazara Town bomb blast.

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Dead bodies of the Hazara Town incident, lying in a local Imam Bargah in Quetta.

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Sit-in Protest in front of Pakistani High Commissioner in London against the Hazara Town Carnage.

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HAZARAS PROTEST IN FRONT OF PAKISTAN EMBASSY LONDON AGAINST KIRANI ROAD BOMBING

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Protesters in front of Pakistan Embassy London.

Hazara International Forum of Great Britain and Hazara United Movement, United Kingdom organised a peaceful protest in front of Pakistan Embassy, London on 17-02-2013 to raise voice against the callous bombing of Kirani Road which had killed over 84 innocent people and injuring more than 200 others.

Protesters shouting slogans

Protesters shouting slogans

The protest started at 12:00 noon with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Haji Marzooq Ali. The organisers, then, started shouting loud slogans in English and Urdu. The slogans denoted the Chief Justice of Pakistan, the Army Chief and the Government of Pakistan to take serious action against the perpetrators, their financiers and sympathisers. Hundreds of people participated in the protest including women and children.

The on-going persecution of Pakistani Hazaras has compelled everyone to come to streets and hold protests to raise strong and unified voice against it. The cold-killing of this ethnicity is continue since 1999 and thousands of innocent people have been targeted in south-western city of Pakistan’s Balochistan province. The repeated incidents of targeted killings and suicide and planted bombings have taken the lives of over 1500 Shi’ties while 1200 of them belong to the Hazara tribes. Over 4500 have been injured and about 65% of them are critically injured.

A protester holding a placard

A protester holding a placard

Pakistan’s mainstream political organisations such as Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf, Muthahida Qaumi Movement, Pashtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party and Pakistan Muslim League (N) also joined the protest to show their support and solidarity with the Hazaras.

Members of Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party (PMAP)

Members of Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party (PMAP)

Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party
Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party

The speakers included Haji Agha Marzooq Ali (Chairman Hazara International Forum of Great Britain), Liaquat Ali Hazara (Chairman Hazara United Movement, United Kingdom), Habib Ahmedi (General Secretary HIF), Maulana Abbas Haider (Majlis Ulama Shi’ite, Europe) and Maulana Musharraf Hussaini (MUS). The other speakers include Dr. Saleem Danish of MQM, Amjad Khan of Pakistan Tehreene-e-Insaaf and Akbar Khan Kakar of Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party (PMAP).

LAH (Chairman HUM)

LAH (Chairman HUM)

Dr Saleem Danish (MQM), addressing the protesters

Dr Saleem Danish (MQM), addressing the protesters

Dr. Saleem Danish said that MQM had always raised voice against all kinds of atrocities and cruelties. We shall standby our Hazara brothers and support them at this hard time. “Our condolences go to the families of the victims. This incident has traumatised Qauid Tehreek Altaf Bhai who has not eaten anything since. He said, “MQM fully supports the demands of the Hazaras and ask the government to accept them immediately. The demands are legitimate and constitutional. The state must provide full protection and security to the Hazaras in Balochistan”

Amjad Khan (UK President, Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf), addressing the protesters

Amjad Khan (UK President, Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf), addressing the protesters

Amjad Khan of Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf said that he had come to participate in the protest on special directives of the PTI Chief, Imran Khan who had asked him to attend it by all means. “PTI will raise voice on all forums against persecution of Hazaras. If PTI wins the next general election, it will wipe out terrorism and religious extremism from the country. The government has completely failed to provide security to the people”.

Member of Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party, addressing the protesters

Member of Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party, addressing the protesters

Akbar Khan Kakar addressed the protesters and said that the Pashtun and Hazaras have always lived together. “We will support our Hazara brothers at this crucial time. Hazaras lived in Balochistan before the partition. This is their native land and they must be provided security.”

An angry protester chanting slogan

An angry protester chanting slogan

At the end, a petition was handover to the Pakistani Embassy which laid down the demands as:

(i)                      Quetta city should be handed over to the army without any delay.

(ii)                  That the government must ensure to initiate surgical operation against the Islamist terrorists and Lashker-e-Jhangvi in and around Quetta city.

(iii)                 That a Judicial Enquiry Commission comprising of Three Serving Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan be set up immediately to investigate the matter thoroughly.

(iv)                 That the government must track and take immediate action against elements of intelligence agencies and law enforcement departments who have links with these terrorists.

(v)                  That the terrorists of Lashker-e-Jhangvi who have been arrested during Governor’s rule must be expeditiously tried in anti-terrorist courts.

(vi)                 That the financiers of the terrorists be tracked down and prosecuted immediately.

(vii)               That the families of the martyrs of these suicide attacks, targeted killings and planted bombings must be compensated from 2006.

(viii)       That the severely injured and injured victims of these incidents must be treated in private hospitals on government expense and be compensated for their loss.

(ix)                 That a family member of the affectees/victims be provided government job as per academic credentials.

 

 

The receipt of Petition by the Pakistani High Commission

The receipt of Petition by the Pakistani High Commission

The receipt of Petition by the Pakistani High Commission

The receipt of Petition by the Pakistani High Commission

Kid Protester with her mother

Kid Protester with her mother

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London Dharna wants army take over of Quetta

Murtaza Ali Shah

 

LONDON: British Pakistanis have begun a sit-in outside Pakistan High Commission against the killing of at least 89 Hazara Shias who have been martyred on Kirani Road at a vegetable market located in Hazara Town.
Organized by Imamians UK, Majlis-e-Ulema Shia Europe and Hazara organizations, participants of the sit-in include a large number of women and children who are protesting against the continued pogrom of Shias in various cities of Pakistan, particularly targeting of Hazaras in Quetta, and the inability of the security institutions to take steps to arrest the perpetrators of the attacks or provide security to vulnerable communities.
The protest began on Sunday afternoon when Hazara International Forum and Hazara United Movement arranged a protest to raise our voice against the decade-long persecution of the Pakistani Hazaras. More than 500 people attended the demonstration at the short notice which ended after four hours but the Imamians UK, which only a few days ago had organised three days long sit-in against Alamdaar Road killings, announced that it will remain on the road outside Pakistan’s High Commission for as long as Shia communities in Pakistan continue their protest.
They said the government of Pakistan is fully aware of the incessant targeted attacks, suicide bombings, planted and remote-controlled bombs, happening repeatedly against Hazaras in Quetta while the security personnel, the law enforcement and intelligence agencies have completely failed to foil them. They alleged that the government has failed to prosecute any of the perpetrators, their financiers, and supporters and in fact, they alleged, elements within the government and security forces were providing guidance and shelter to extremist sectarian elements.
Veteran Hazara community leader Haji Agha Marzooq Ali told The News that “apathetic attitude of the government of Pakistan has convinced people to take independent measures at times of crises which will only exacerbate the already volatile situation of the province”. He said Hazaras have sacrificed a lot for Pakistan and all they want from the government is security of their life and property, nothing illegal and unconstitutional.
He said the latest attack could have been thwarted should the intelligence agencies and law enforcement departments had utilized all available resources to do so. A petition presented to Pakistan HC officials demanded that the Quetta city be handed over to the army without any delay; that the government must ensure to initiate surgical operation against Sipah-e-Sahaba, Taliban, and Lashker-e-Jhangvi; arrested members of banned outfits must be brought before justice; and families of the martyrs must be compensated from 2006 onwards.
Separately, a group calling itself Dual National Pakistanis (UK) brought at least 200 supporters to the PHC and raised slogans in favor of the “equal treatment” of overseas Pakistanis. Men and women carrying banners and placards demanded rights for overseas Pakistanis and called on Pakistani institutions to show respect to dual nationals and make sure that they get the same level of respects and rights that ordinary Pakistanis living in Pakistan get. It is understood that the protestor belonged to Dr Tahirul Qadri’s Minhajul Quran Movement. There were more young women in protest than men who chanted slogans “we want, equal rights”, “we love Pakistan”. They said that overseas Pakistanis were loyal to their country of origin, even 2nd and 3rd generation, and their loyalties must not be suspected.
Also, Pakistani doctors in London held a peaceful protest outside Pakistan High Commission to call on the Punjab government to fulfill its promises made to Young Doctors Association in order to end their strike. They said that although the hunger strike has ended, they wanted the Punjab government to pay attention to the demands of doctors.
At least three members of the YDA were also present who now work in London. Organised by Dr Sabreena Razaq, Dr Mudassar and Dr Shahid Latif, the young doctors said Pakistan was facing “brain drain” because the services of young doctors were not being appreciated in Pakistan. They said young doctors want repair of machinery, reverting victimising tools and fast-track implementation of service structure.

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