Tag Archives: Shia

Dastardly

How is this not our war? To attack people for their religious beliefs in thoroughly indefensible; to target those who have no means to defend themselves is also cowardly. The killings of

The menace of sectarianism

Four buses were ambushed while going from Rawalpindi to Gilgit Baltistan; passengers were asked to pull out their CNICs and 25 Shias were killed cold blood. This attack was similar to the

Hazara Shia among two gunned down

Unidentified gunmen shot down three government officials, including a senior officer belonging to the Hazara Shia community, in an ambush on Wednesday. The extremist Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group claimed the responsibility for the attack.

Kabul accuses Pakistan of Shia attack

Afghan authorities on Tuesday said “regional spy agencies” were behind a rare suicide attack targeting Shia Muslims that killed more than 80 people, in a veiled reference to Pakistani intelligence. Attorney General

Iraq attacks kill 61during Shia pilgrimage

A wave of apparently coordinated bombings and shootings rocked Iraq during a major Shia religious commemoration Wednesday, killing at least 61 people and wounding more than 200, many of them pilgrims. The

HR body seeks in-camera briefing on Shia killings

Directing the Interior Ministry, Intelligence Bureau (IB) DG and ISI chief to separately brief it in-camera over the issue of Shias’ targeted killings, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights on

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