February 08 — Hazara International Forum Great Britain (HIF-GB) held a protest demonstration in front of Pakistan High Commission in London against the consecutive target killing of Hazaras in Quetta Pakistan.
The protersters were holding banners and placards against target killing of Hazaras in Quetta Pakistan. After three hours of chanting slogans in front of Pakistani High Commission in London, the protesters handed over a charter of demands to the 1st Secretary Pakistan High Commission. They demanded that the Government of Pakistan take serious notice of the continuous target killing of Hazaras in Quetta.
According to a statement by HIF-GB Secretary General Barrister Iftikhar Raza Khan, the First Secretary to the High Commissioner in London agreed to discuss the demands with the higher authorities in Pakistan.
He also added that the level of participation in the protest in Britain by Hazaras has been unprecedented.
Hazara communities across Europe are coordinating for protests in more cities. The community in Holland are organizing a protest next Sunday.
Barrister Iftikhar Raza Khan added that a letter conveying Hazara grievances will be issued to the European Commission or the United Nations, to be decided by consensus.
Special thanks to Hazara International Forum (HIF-GB) and Jajim Grafix, UK, for contributing photos to this report.