HAZARA SHIA

  • Shias protest in Pakistani cities over bomb attack on pilgrims January 24, 2014

    Islamabad/Karachi: Griefstricken families of Shia pilgrims killed in a bomb blast and members of the minority sect staged protests in Quetta and different parts of Pakistan on Thursday, refusing to bury victims for the third day and demanding operations against those behind the attack. Members of the Hazara Shia community, frequently...
  • Pakistan: Govt imposes governor's rule in Baluchistan January 14, 2013

    Quetta: The Pakistan government has imposed governor's rule in the troubled province of Baluchistan after dissolving the ruling provincial government. Prime Minister, Raja Pervez Ashraf made the announcement late Sunday night after prolonged talks with Hazara Shia leaders who were staging a sitin to demand the dismissal of provincial government...