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Thursday, January 19, 2012

New York Times; Bomb Targets Shiite Muslims at Service in Pakistan

“Ordinary Shias going about their daily lives are being increasingly targeted and killed,” said Ali Dayan Hasan, Pakistan director for Human Rights Watch, which is based in New York.

While sectarian bloodshed occurs throughout Pakistan, it is concentrated in Baluchistan, a sprawling northwestern province where Taliban fighters and nationalist insurgents roam. Human Rights Watch reports that more than 300 Shiites, many from the ethnic Hazara community, have been killed in Baluchistan since 2008....Continue Reading....

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