A powerful explosion Oct. 8, 2021, in a mosque in northern Afghanistan left several dead.
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A scholar of Afghan affairs explains the religious affiliations of different ethnic groups in Afghanistan and why they may not share a common understanding of Islam.
The Hazara have long been targeted in Afghanistan, and many fear violence will intensify with the Taliban in power.
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With the Taliban again in power in Afghanistan, minorities like the Hazara may have the most to lose.
The scene of the April 22 attack.
An attack on a voter registration killed at least 57 people, and left scores more deciding where to go now.
The research group included Hazara who opened kebab shops in Adelaide.
Humanitarian refugees face many barriers to becoming entrepreneurs, but research shows they are disproportionately entrepreneurial.
The coffins of people murdered by Islamic State are carried through the streets of Kabul in a demonstration against violence and terrorism.
Afghanistan has seen mass protests before, but Wednesday’s was different. In a show of national unity and support for the political system, protesters called for continued international help.
Hazaras have long been persecuted in Afghanistan, but those returned from countries like Australia are in particular danger of being tortured and murdered.
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It has been a bad time lately for Afghan Hazaras with Australian connections. In late September, the shocking news came through that the Taliban had tortured and murdered an Australian of Afghan background…