The Merciless Killings of 11 Hazara Coalminers

ISIS terrorists murders 11 Hazara coalminers in Mach Balochistan Pakistan

An extremely tragic and a heart-wrenching incident of terrorism took place in Mach, nearly 64km from Quetta, in which 11 Hazara coal miners were ruthlessly butchered by sharp knives. According to the details, some masked man entered a camp of coal miners who were sleeping after being exhausted of the long day physical labor.  It […]

Qissa-hai-Natamam: A tale of Hazara Genocide in Pakistan

Book 'The Unfinished Stories' by Hasan Riza Changezi on Hazara Genocide in Pakistan

The book is a collection of Hasan Riza Changezi’s articles most of which were published in the Dawn newspaper as Urdu language blogs. The book contains thirty-one of his selected articles written during the horrific period of 2012-2015 when Pakistan in general and Quetta in particular, was ablaze with sectarian terrorism. The writer has highlighted […]

Faustian Pact with the Devil

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The peace deal that the US signed with the Taliban on February 29, 2020, in Doha, Qatar had two main tenets: the first one stated that in 135 days, the “United States, its allies, and the Coalition…will reduce the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan to eight thousand six hundred (8,600) and proportionally bring reduction […]

US Peace Deal with the Taliban: An Ethnic Dimension

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The US deal with the Taliban has had several dimensions but one dimension that is overlooked is the ethnic or tribal one. All sides involved in promoting the deal, have had an element of the ethnic contribution that facilitated or coalesced into a deal or in effect triumph of the Taliban and Pakistan. Firstly Pakistan, […]

The Escape of a High Value Terrorist from Pakistan: Who was Behind?

Ehsanullah Ehsan TTP spokesman courtesy Dawn News

On January 18, 2020, India’s Sunday Guardian Live published news of former Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesperson, Ehsanullah Ehsan, escaping from the custody of elite Pakistani security forces. Initially doubts were raised over the authenticity of the news since it was published in a magazine in India, the arch-rival of Pakistan. However, soon the news […]

US Deal with the Taliban will not Bring Peace to Afghanistan

Nine rounds of talks between the US and the Taliban delegations ended in early September in Doha, Qatar. According to the statements made by US envoy, the two sides are “at the threshold of an agreement.” US talks with the Taliban were part of an effort to facilitate US withdrawal from Afghanistan before the 2020 […]