Tag Archives: Pakistan

No Security for Shia in Pakistan

19 Pakistani Shia killed and 25 wounded in a car bomb in southwest Pakistan on Sunday December 30th, 2012. Four of the wounded are women. The car bomb targeted a bus carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims heading to Iran. The blast destroyed the bus and killed the passengers. This is not …

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Targeted Shia killings Take More Lives

Extremists open fire on the car of the custodian of a Shia Mosque in Karachi. In another Shia targeted killing, Syed Bahawal Shah and his nephew Syed Baqar Shah were gunned down while seated in their car in Pakistan. Shia targeted killings in Pakistan have increased: may Shia have lost …

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Bombing at Muharam Commemorations in Pakistan

A suicide bomber killed 23 and injured at least 62 people including 8 children on November 22, 2012 in Pakistan. The bomber targeted Shia Muslim commemorating Muharram on Wednesday in the city of Rawalpindi, next to the capital of Islamabad. The bombing followed two others which resulted in death of …

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SRW Letter to the Embassy of the Islamic Republican of Pakistan

Shia Rights Watch contacted the Pakistani ambassador, Sherry Rehman, regarding the increased Shia rights violations in this country. In a recent letter to the Embassy of the Islamic Republican of Pakistan, S.R.W asked the Pakistani government to stop and prevent human rights violations toward Shia population in the country. Shia …

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Religious scholar killed in Pakistan

Pakistani Shia are under constant victimization but Pakistani authorities deny  help to Shia Muslim citizen. Religious scholar Allama Aftab Haidar Jafari was killed while unidentified men opened fire on his car. Mirza Shahid Ali is a second Shia Muslim who was also killed. Allama Aftab Haider Jafri was a leader …

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Gilit activist Ashiq Hussein killed in Karachi

According to Institute for Gilgit Baltistan Studies, one of the activist who worked on settling Shia population in Gilgit was killed by Anti-Shia terrorist in Karachi. 40 years old Ashiq Hussein was one of the people trying to stop the violence against Shia Muslim in the area.

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4 Shia Muslim Dead and 3 wounded in gun fire

Baluchestan has lost four more Shia Muslims due to Anti-Shia attack in southwestern province of the area. The incident took place in a local market in the provincial capital city of Quetta early on Tuesday when the armed men opened fire on Shia shopkeepers and killed four. There were 3 …

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