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Thursday, May 10, 2012

BBC; Pakistan's Shias fear sectarian attacks

Pakistan's Shias believe the government is doing too little to stop the attacks

An increase in sectarian violence has killed hundreds of Pakistanis in recent years.

Poet Talib Hussain Talib talks about the attacks against the Hazara community in Balochistan

Many attacks have been concentrated in the Northern Areas and Balochistan province.

Shias and other minority communities say those behind the violence - such as the banned Sunni militant organisation Lashkar-e-Jhangvi - are rarely caught or punished.

BBC Urdu's Nosheen Abbas talked to Shias who have been caught up in the violence and have decided to move to the safety of Islamabad.... Continue Reading...

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