Tag Archives: hazara

Eric Avebury writes…We must heed the cries of the Hazaras

Just over a week ago a massive bomb was detonated in a packed bazaar on the outskirts of Quetta, killing at least 92 people and seriously injuring more than 200.

Last month a double suicide bombing on Alamdar Road, Quetta took the lives of 108 people

These were the latest in a crescendo of genocidal attacks on the Shia Hazara community in Pakistan since the turn of the century, which was considered in a packed meeting I chaired at the House of Lords yesterday, February 25.

According to published accounts, these atrocities have left over 1,100 dead and 1,300 injured. In fact the …

Posted in Op-eds | Also tagged , , and | 7 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 30th May - 3:09pm
    Those who know Nick Clegg, including Tim Farron, have given very positive comments about him. We should not have allowed the media and our opponents...
  • User AvatarJenny Tonge 30th May - 3:05pm
    Why not break with convention and have new leader from the House of Lords? Surely a good idea for the re -build that must go...
  • User AvatarDave Raval 30th May - 2:53pm
    No, I don't want to join the other parties, for the reason the author states. I believe in fairness, equality of opportunity and the environment,...
  • User AvatarDavid-1 30th May - 2:48pm
    I'm sorry, but this fearmongering about "Vladimir Putin gets to write your human rights laws" is pretty low. It doesn't work that way.
  • User AvatarDavid Howarth 30th May - 2:46pm
    @Jedi I did read what you said. It is you who have no sense of proportion. You are proposing unilaterally to pull out of a...
  • User AvatarMichael Parsons 30th May - 2:37pm
    The current government has the support of less than 25% of the electorate. The truth may be that that Parliament is after all unreformable. Change...
Sat 30th May 2015
Sun 31st May 2015
Mon 1st Jun 2015
Tue 2nd Jun 2015
Wed 3rd Jun 2015
Thu 4th Jun 2015
Fri 5th Jun 2015
Sat 6th Jun 2015
Mon 8th Jun 2015
19:30
Tue 9th Jun 2015
Wed 10th Jun 2015
Thu 11th Jun 2015
Fri 12th Jun 2015
Sat 13th Jun 2015
Wed 17th Jun 2015
Thu 18th Jun 2015
Sat 20th Jun 2015
Sun 21st Jun 2015
Thu 25th Jun 2015
Fri 26th Jun 2015
Sat 27th Jun 2015