Afghanistan

US Peace Deal with the Taliban: An Ethnic Dimension

Akram Gizabi The US deal with the Taliban has had several dimensions but one dimension that is overlooked is the ethnic or tribal one. All sides involved in promoting the deal, have had an element of the ethnic contribution that…

They Are Thriving After Years of Persecution but Fear a Taliban Deal

KABUL, Afghanistan — Daoud Naji was a student in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif during a massacre of members of his ethnic Hazara minority in 1998. He remembers digging tunnels to hide terrified families during a Taliban killing spree that left…

Persecution and perseverance: Survival stories from the Hazara community

By Derakhshan Qurban-Ali and Hannah Scott in Toronto, Canada | All photos by © UNHCR/Chris Young Few have heard of the Hazara, an ethnic group native to Afghanistan. For over a century, the Hazara community has suffered from targeted discrimination, persecution,…

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