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Pakistan Reels With Violence Against Shiites

posted on December 5, 2012

Declan Walsh of The New York Times reports that in Pakistan, Sunni gunmen have been attacking and killing Hazaras—Persian-speaking Shiites who emigrated from Afghanistan more than a century ago. While the Pakistani government states they take the threats seriously, Walsh writes, “many analysts see … a fatal ambivalence inside the police and military toward jihadi groups.” 

Read at The New York Times