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205 news items

Roads and Kingdoms

Roads and Kingdoms
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:41:15 -0800

... Afghanistan and most of the north, with the exception of areas controlled by the forces of Ahmad Shah Massoud and his alliance, in the far north, and by Hezb-i-Wahdat, the Hazara militia, in the north-central highlands of Bamiyan Province and ...

Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 07:07:32 -0800

... history is the destruction of the two giant standing statues of Buddha by the Taliban in March 2001. These were the famed Buddhas of Bamiyan, which were carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamiyan Valley, in the Hazarajat province of central ...

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:28:44 -0800

Vernon Schubel Teacher and scholar of religion at Kenyon College who specializes in Islam in the contemporary world. It has been fascinating to watch the discussions of Islam and Muslims in the current political context. One very popular "meme" on the ...

ABC Online

ABC Online
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 01:07:04 -0800

Around 7 million live in Afghanistan, in the ethnic region of Hazarajat. Smaller groups of Hazaras live in Pakistan and Iran. Hazaras' facial features are distinctly Mongolian, setting them apart from most Afghans. Most are Shiite Muslims, as opposed ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:54:56 -0800

"The spit dries in our mouths from fear when we pass it," says Mohammad Hussain, who ferries passengers along the road from Kabul to Hazarajat, a region in the central highlands of Afghanistan where the Hazaras have traditionally settled. Over the ...

Humanosphere

Humanosphere
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:39:43 -0700

Many other practices branded as 'slavery' by some Mauritanians, such as extremely exploitative sharecropping arrangements, are also common in other impoverished parts of the world – such as the Hazarajat of Afghanistan, where landlords keep up to 7/8 ...

Aleteia EN

Aleteia EN
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 21:07:30 -0700

The new era of archaeological annihilation was inaugurated on March 2, 2001, when the Taliban carefully planted dynamite around two 6th century statues of the Buddha carved into the sandstone cliffs of the Bamiyan Valley in the Hazarajat region of ...

In Defense of Marxism

In Defense of Marxism
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:06:24 -0800

The Hazaras mostly inhabit the central area of Afghanistan, which is known historically as Hazarajat; now many Hazaras live in urban cities like Kabul, Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif. Historically they have been subjected to ethnic and religious persecution ...
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