Hazara Shias in Quetta being targeted due to links with Iran: Senior fellow at IDSA

Updated:10 months ago IST

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): While addressing some experts at a conference on ‘Human Rights abuses in Pakistan’ in the national capital on Friday, senior fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), Ashok Behuria, advocated for the rights of Shia Muslims who are residing in Quetta. During the conference, Behuria said that Hazara Shias are being attacked due to their ‘unmistakable’ links with the Shias of Iran. “Particulary the doctors and lawyers from the community are being attacked,” Behuria asserted.The event, attended by several domain experts, was organised by the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in collaboration with Asian-Eurasian Human Rights Forum.

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