Posted by: Editor | April 14, 2012

Hazara Youth Protest in Islamabad

Hazara Youth staged a protest demonstration in front of National Press Club Islamabad on Saturday April 14 against killing of Hazaras in Quetta.

Islamabad: Hazara youth in Islamabad staged a protest demonstration on Saturday April 14 in front of hte National Press Club against the genocide of Hazaras in Quetta.

The protesters were holding placards and banners with slogans against sectarian terrorism and failure of security establishment. They were chanting against the Government for its negligence of daily killing of Hazaras in Quetta and demanded the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo-motu notice of the situation. Some civil society activists including Marvi Sarmed, Dr Farzana Bari and Dr Asim Sajjad  also joined the protesters in solidarity.

"Stop Kill & Dump Politics in Balochistan" "Stop Hazara Genocide in Quetta"

The Hazara youth were saying over 700 Hazaras have been targeted killed in Quetta in last couple of years. More than 30 people were shot dead in separate attacks during last two weeks. They strongly condemned mainstream political parties and parliamentarians for ignoring a genocide in making in Balochistan. They added that the provincial government has given free hand to a bunch of sectarian terrorists who operate with impunity.

"Stop Hazara and Baloch Genocide"

The protesters demanded the citizens of Pakistan, civil society activists, media, international human rights organizations to raise voice against the systematic genocide of the Hazara minority in Quetta. They demanded the Government to start a crackdown against sectarian terrorists to avoid a civil war in the city.

Scores of Hazara youth and civil society activists protested against killing of Hazaras in Quetta and violation of human rights in Balochistan.

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