NIGERIA: 100 Nigerian School Girls Abducted By Quakers

Published April, 15 2014
Local sources and police said more than 100 teenage girls were abducted Monday in northeastern Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram members. The victims were taken from the Girls College in Northern Borno state’s Chibok Town. The local police chief said, law enforcement agents are investigating the abduction and strategies are being mapped out to rescue the teenagers. About 105 teenage girls were selected by gunmen, who stormed the school dormitories in a raid that lasted more than four hours. A local resident who was a witness said the gunmen killed a military officer and injured some residents who tried to resist the attack

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The Return of Old-Timey Jew Hatred

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The news, on this first day of Passover within the American Jewish community, is of the shooting-up of a number of Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas.


CBS News reports:

An elderly man opened fire Sunday at two Jewish facilities in suburban Kansas City, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson and an elderly woman before he was taken into custody, authorities and witnesses said.
The suspect was shouting anti-Semitic slogans as he was arrested, CBS affiliate KCTV reported.
“I’ve been told he was yelling ‘Heil Hitler’ as he was being taken away in cuffs,” Rabbi Herbert Mandl, who serves as a chaplain for the Overland Park Police Department, told CNN.
Three people were killed including a local physician and his teenage grandchild.
Grandfather and grandson attended the United Methodist Church in nearby Leawood. The church’s senior pastor, the Rev. Adam Hamilton, broke the news to church members at a Palm Sunday evening service, The Kansas City Star reported.
Although Corporan and his grandson apparently were not Jewish, the shooter could be charged with a hate crime if he targeted him because he thought they were.
There is a certain hideous irony, I suppose, in the fact that the Southern Poverty Law Center describes the killer, Frazier Glen Miller, 73, as a “raging anti-Semite” and a former “Grand Dragon” of the Ku Klux Klan… yet he ends up killing Methodists.
My experience tells me that the truly troubling anti-Semitism in the west today comes out of the Left far more so than it does from the Right, but that does not mean that the political right-wing is free from anti-Jewish bigotry. The difference is that on the Right anti-Semitism is marginalized, while on the Left it is being maintreamed, hysterically enough, under the banners of “social justice” and “human rights.”
Things have changed very much since the bad old days of mid-late twentieth-century American race hatred. In the 1960s and much of the 1970s it was the political right-wing which could be counted on to carry the proud banner of bigotry and racism, which is part of the reason that so many American Jews identify with the progressive-left and the Democratic Party. It is precisely because the Left took the lead in the struggle for civil rights after World War II that it earned a large majority allegiance within the Jewish community and rightly so, at the time.
Since then, however – sadly enough – the great majority of anti-Jewish sentiment comes from the Left in the west, not from the Right. The grand hypocrisy, today, is that the political Left expresses its dislike of the Jewish people as a matter of “anti-racism.” Because the Arabs of the Middle East tell the world that the Jewish minority is mean to them, sympathetic progressive westerners have taken up their violent and genocidal anti-Israel / anti-Jewish cause as a matter of human rights.
How’s that for a kick in the head?
And, yet, leftists are shocked and dismayed when their fellow Jewish leftists complain about little things like Nazi Swastikas entwined in Shields of David during anti-war protests in Civic Center, San Francisco. Or the fact that high profile western leftists joined with actually Jihadis, who they describe as “peace activists,” in an attempt to confront Jews off the coast of Israel aboard the Mavi Marmara.
Traditional right-wing racism in the United States is not dead, but it is dying. As far as traditional right-wing Jewish animus goes, William F. Buckley, Jr., founder of the National Review, did as much as anyone on the political Right to combat that racism. Writing in the New York Times, Sam Tanenhaus, the editor of The Times Book Review and Week in Review, tells us this:
In the 1950s, when American conservatism still bore the taint of anti-Semitism, Bill Buckley moved forcefully to erase it. One important step was banning anti-Semitic writers from National Review, the magazine he founded in 1955. Many of his allies included Jews — from Marvin Liebman, the publicist who helped organize conservative rallies and events, through his great friend Richard M. Clurman (of Time magazine) and also, as you point out, neoconservatives like Irving Kristol and Norman Podhoretz. Buckley was also a champion of Henry Kissinger, who remained one of his dearest friends.
I am not a huge fan of Kissinger, but that is not the point. I am not even a fan of the political right-wing, on the great majority of issues, but that is not the point, either. The point is that despite the old maniac in Kansas, the Jewish people in the United States, and perhaps the west, more generally, need to acknowledge that which they have been loathe to acknowledge.
We need to acknowledge the fact that the progressive-left, and significant segments of the Democratic Party, have betrayed their Jewish constituency through the acceptance of anti-Semitic anti-Zionism, and the movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction (BDS) the Jewish State of Israel.
Until this betrayal is acknowledged, western Jewish leftists will continue to support, implicitly if not explicitly, a political movement that is perfectly comfortable in the defamation of Jews via anti-Zionism within progressive-left venues.
Until this unfortunate little fact sinks in to the minds of Jewish Democrats we cannot stem the tide of anti-Semitic anti-Zionism within western-left venues.

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PRAVDA TV: US Greystone mercenaries come to Ukraine to kill?

White House Refutes Rumours of American Mercenaries Fighting in the Ukrainian Territory ‘
The White House continues to strongly refute the rumours of American mercenaries fighting on the Ukrainian territory. This time, it goes about south-eastern regions of the troubled country.

The Russian Foreign Ministry was informed that the local police, who do not always agree with the position of the Kiev authorities, received a special form of humanitarian aid from the United States. Moscow suspects that the protest actions in Kharkiv, Donetsk and other cities of South-Eastern Ukraine are being suppressed with the use of the fighters of American company Greystone.

This privately-owned military company is known for its tough actions. In Iraq, company employees were involved in murders of civilians and weapon smuggling. Protests, demonstrations, hunger strikes – they fulfill any order for substantial amounts of money. Greystone was supposedly hired by Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky.

Representatives of the mercenaries deny this information, but can they say anything else?

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CIA Secret Terror & the Shadow Government with Juval Aviv

Published on Apr 11, 2014
What do the CIA, Hamas, the Mossad and Iran have in common? More than you may believe. CIA secrets of drugs, terror and the Lockerbie bombing, and the web of influence that has made political enemies into brothers in business through the shadow government is shared by retired Mossad agent, Juval Aviv. We also look at what the Russian government are really doing in Ukraine, US and Chinese government interest in Malaysia Flight 370, and more on this Buzzsaw interview hosted by Sean Stone.
Juval Aviv is an Israeli-American security consultant and writer. He may be best known for his work with the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence service, and for having conducted the counter-terrorist operation as detailed by George Jonas in his novel, Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team. Since 2003, Aviv has published four books related to security, two of which address notable mysteries. He writes under the nom-de-plume of Sam Green.
Vengeance was adapted twice as films, which attracted considerable attention to Aviv and his role with Mossad. It was adapted as the film Munich, directed by Steven Spielberg. He is currently the president of Interfor, a corporate investigations firm in New York City.

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Putin warns Ukraine not to make any irreversible mistakes

By Nicolas Miletitch and Dmitry Zaks in Kiev\AFP


Russia’s President Vladimir Putin chairs a Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, on April 9, 2014 (AFP Photo/Alexey Druzhinin )

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Wednesday a positive outcome to the first international peace talks on Ukraine but also upped the pressure by warning Kiev’s interim leaders against making any irreversible mistakes.

The veteran strongman’s mixed message came as Kalashnikov-wielding separatists barricaded inside state offices in the Russified east of Ukraine remained locked in a standoff that the country’s police chief said should be resolved within 48 hours but may require the use of force.

A seeming breakthrough in the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War era emerged Tuesday when US and EU diplomats managed to convince both Moscow and Kiev to come together for four-way negotiations that one source in Brussels said should be held in Vienna on April 17.

At stake are not only the vast ex-Soviet state’s territorial integrity and political future but also the fate of the West’s relations with Moscow and all the repercussions this carries for global security in the coming years.

Putin signalled that he expected the talks to follow his idea of turning Ukraine into a loose federation whose eastern regions could establish their own diplomatic and trade relations with Russia — a proposal rejected by Kiev outright.

“I hope that the initiative of Russian foreign ministry on adjusting the situation and changing it for the better will have consequences, and that the outcome will be positive,” Putin told a televised government meeting.

Map showing Russian gas pipelines through Ukraine (AFP Photo)

“At the very least, I hope that the acting (leaders) will not do anything that cannot be fixed later,” Putin added without specifying what kind of mistakes he had in mind.

But a top US official said Washington was not setting the bar too high for the negotiations even if it did welcome the opportunity to have direct talks.

“I have to say that we don’t have high expectations for these talks but we do believe it is very important to keep that diplomatic door open and will see what they bring,” US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said in Washington.

- ‘We have nothing to lose’ -

Ukraine has been in crisis since months of deadly protests ousted an unpopular pro-Kremlin president in February and set the nation of 46 million on a westward course that prompted Putin to obtain the authority to use force against the ex-Soviet state.

Tens of thousands of Russian troops who last month seized Crimea are now massed along eastern regions of Ukraine that are being riven by protests in favour of joining Kremlin rule.

The pressure on Kiev’s interim leaders — already faced with a punitive 80-percent hike in the price they have to pay for Russian gas — mounted still further when pro-Kremlin militants seized several state buildings and proclaimed their independence.

The standoff now revolves around the administration centre in the bustling industrial city of Donetsk and the security service headquarters of Ukraine’s eastern-most region of Lugansk.

The Donetsk activists have already pronounced the creation of their own “sovereign republic” while the their Lugansk counterparts have broken into the security building’s weapons cache and are now armed with dozens of machine guns.

Interior Minister Arsen Avakov told reporters that the gunmen faced “two options: political — in other words, negotiations — or the use of force.”

Avakov said he expected the occupations to end “within the next 48 hours” and signalled that force remained an option.

“For those ready for dialogue, there will be a political solution. And for the fringe for whom the most important thing is conflict, they will be met with force.”

But the Lugansk gunmen — many of them wearing body armour and hiding behind balaclavas and masks — said they intended to stick to their main demand of a referendum on becoming a part of Russia.

“We are refusing to lay down our arms as we have been asked. We have nothing to lose,” a 49-year-old separatist named Oleg Desyatnikov told AFP amid barricades of tyres and old furniture erected around the perimeter of the ageing four-storey building.

“We are willing to negotiate, but no one wants to listen. Instead, they are threatening us with an assault,” said Desyatnikov.

“If we are attacked, we will respond,” he warned.

- ‘No reason to worry’ -

Western allies have bluntly accused the Kremlin of paving the way for a possible invasion by fomenting eastern unrest.

US Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to cast aside the last vestiges of diplomatic decorum Tuesday by blaming the secessionist movement on Russian provocateurs and agents”.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague backed up that message by noting the flareup bore “all the hallmarks of a Russian strategy to destabilise Ukraine”.

But the Russian foreign ministry argued Wednesday that “the United States and Ukraine have no reason to worry” because Moscow had no intention to invade its neighbour

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INDIA: Spending For a Modern Armed Force

By Rohan Joshi and Pavan Srinath

While transparency in defence procurement has been repeatedly stated as a focus, no focus on procurement is visible.

On February 6, 2014, India’s defence minister AK Antony announced that an important deal for 126 multi-role combat aircraft could not be signed in fiscal 2013, claiming that there was no money left to support the signing of the deal. The official proposal for what came to be known as the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition dates back to 2005, when the Government of India issued requests for information from prospective vendors. After a laborious vendor selection process that lasted seven years, Dassault’s Rafale emerged as the winner in 2012. Since then, complaints about the vendor selection process, disagreements over specific terms of transfer of technology and India’s ability to make monetary commitments due to a weakening economy have stalled the signing of the contract with Dassault.


Air force

This general lethargy in India’s defence management is worrying. Indian Air Force (IAF) force levels are at an all-time low owing to obsolescence, attrition and retirement of aircraft. Force levels have depleted to 29 squadron today, against IAF’s minimum sanctioned strength of 39.5 squadron. Worse, nearly half of IAF’s inventory consists of aging MiG-21s, which have been manufactured domestically under licence since the 1960s. India’s domestic multi-role fighter Tejas, conceived over 30 years ago and meant to replace the MiG-21s, has stalled. It is now expected that MiG-21s will not be retired until 2025, 62 years after the aircraft was first introduced in India.

Issues pertaining to obsolescence do not plague the IAF alone. The Indian army is woefully short of tank ammunition. It is also short of artillery guns, not having inducted any howitzers into the army since the Bofors scandal in the 1980s. Delays in our indigenous aircraft carriers, and conventional and nuclear submarine programs impact India’s defence preparedness. Overall, neither do India’s Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) appear capable of meeting the needs of the armed forces – the ubiquitous political lip-service given to ‘indigenisation’ notwithstanding — nor has the Ministry of Defence (MoD) displayed any sense of urgency in procuring equipment and systems needed to sustain the armed forces.

As Ajai Shukla highlighted in February, only 4 percent of the 2013-14 capital budget is allocated for new acquisitions, down from 38 percent in 2010-11. The interim defence budget announced in February 2014 appears to do little to alleviate this systemic decline. Although a 10 percent increase in the defence budget was announced, there was only a paltry 3 percent increase in capital outlay, with revenue expenses garnering a large part of the increase. What little money will go towards defence modernisation from the overall capital outlay is as of yet unknown.


In the context of the budget, Mr Antony’s admission that there was no money left for the MMRCA deal in FY 2012-13 is surprising. Capital allocation for the IAF was increased in FY 2012-13 by 22 percent, conceivably in order to account for the first installment of Rs. 10,000 crore due to be paid to Dassault after the deal was to be signed in FY 2013. If we are told that the IAF has spent all but 3 percent of its allocated capital acquisitions budget for FY 2013, where has the rest of the money gone? The interim budget for FY 2014 has decreased the IAF’s capital allocation budget by about 15 percent (over FY 2013 beginning estimates) to Rs. 31,818 crore. Worse, if the worrying trend of committed liabilities accounting for 95 percent of the capital acquisition budget lingers, this effectively means that the MMRCA deal cannot be concluded in FY 2014-15 either.

If the systemic mismanagement of defence expenses is not concern enough, the issue is exacerbated by the large size of India’s armed forces. All nations routinely reassess the size and strength of their armed forces. In 2008, Russia announced sweeping military reforms that envisioned reducing the size of its armed forces from 1.13 million to 1 million. Similarly, China began reassessing and reducing the size of non-combat units of the Peoples’ Liberation Army. Such a reevaluation is only natural, given the advancements and increasing reliance in force-multiplying technologies that make it unnecessary to maintain a large military.

However, not only are there no routine assessments on the structure of India’s armed forces, their size also continues to grow rather inexplicably. For instance, the decision in 2013 to raise a new “China-centric” strike corps with 45,000 soldiers is perplexing at a time when the army and IAF’s conventional capabilities were already being upgraded along the border and nuclear deterrence exists. This raising will further skew the revenue-to-capital ratio further in favour of revenue allocations, and will add additional pressure on the defence budget at a time when India’s economic growth has slowed. Under such circumstances, it is usually the modernisation outlay that will be impacted.

As Nitin Pai noted in Pragati last week, defence expenditure needs to be grounded in sound economic reasoning. Necessary conditions for this are better public reasoning and legislative oversight. While transparency in procurement has been repeatedly stated as a focus, no focus on procurement is visible. Nor is there much by way of a public account of cost overruns on defence acquisitions, as well as meaningful budget breakups. The effectiveness and seriousness of the current parliamentary standing committee on defence, chaired by Raj Babbar, remains questionable.


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INTELLIGENCE WHEN INSPIRED: CIA used ‘Doctor Zhivago’ as a propaganda tool in Russia, says new book

Christian Monitor 
According to Peter Finn and Petra Couvée’s new book ‘The Zhivago Affair,’ the CIA believed the novel could be used as propaganda. ‘[W]e have the opportunity to make Soviet citizens wonder what is wrong with their government,’ a CIA memo stated.

How’s this for a CIA secret: Among the biggest supporters of Russian classic “Doctor Zhivago” was the Central Intelligence Agency, which brought Boris Pasternak and his novel widespread success thanks to a secret printing that was part of a campaign to stir dissent in the Soviet Union.
“Drop books, not bombs” appears to have been among the techniques adopted by the US during the Cold War, according to a new book excerpted by the Washington Post describing the fascinating back story of one of the most recognized Russian classics in literature.

“The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book,” by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée, tells the story of how the CIA helped Pasternak’s novel gain entrée into Soviet society and how books play an important role in political and cultural warfare.

How well do you know Russian literature?

Some 130 freshly declassified CIA documents describe the unusual story behind “Doctor Zhivago.”

The Soviet Union had banned publication of the novel, but when an Italian publisher happened to discover it, “Doctor Zhivago” was published in Italian in 1957. A mere two months later, British intelligence sent photos of the book’s pages to the CIA, urging the American agency to use the Russian novel as a means of propaganda.

The CIA was intrigued.

“This book has great propaganda value,” a CIA memo stated “not only for its intrinsic message and thought-provoking nature, but also for the circumstances of its publication.”

“[W]e have the opportunity to make Soviet citizens wonder what is wrong with their government, when a fine literary work by the man acknowledged to be the greatest living Russian writer is not even available in his own country in his own language for his own people to read.”

Thus began a cunning clandestine literary operation.

Taking pains not to show “the hand of the United States government,” the CIA conspired with a Dutch publishing house to print Russian-language editions of the book, then distributed the books across Europe to Soviet expats as well as to Soviet citizens in the Soviet Union. Among the venues used to distribute the books was the Vatican pavilion at the 1958 Brussels Universal and International Exposition.

The CIA later developed and published a miniature edition of the novel, small enough to easily hide in a pocket and conceal from Soviet authorities.

Soviet citizens embraced “Doctor Zhivago,” and the novel spread far and wide – eventually to Soviet satellite countries.

The book chronicles decades of wars, revolutions, and Communist oppression from the perspective of physician-poet Yuri Zhivago, whose love for two women forms the backbone of the story. Both romantic and religious, “Doctor Zhivago” was antithetical to Marxist ideology.

“Pasternak’s humanistic message – that every person is entitled to a private life and deserves respect as a human being, irrespective of the extent of his political loyalty or contribution to the state – poses a fundamental challenge to the Soviet ethic of sacrifice of the individual to the Communist system,” John Maury, chief of the agency’s Soviet Russia Division, said in a memo, according to Reuters.

Ultimately, both the CIA mission and the novel itself were triumphs.

It was, writes the Post, “an audacious plan that helped deliver the book into the hands of Soviet citizens who later passed it friend to friend, allowing it to circulate in Moscow and other cities in the Eastern Bloc. The book’s publication and, later, the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Pasternak triggered one of the great cultural storms of the Cold War.”

And while “Doctor Zhivago” has received attention thanks to the success of this particular CIA operation, and by the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Pasternak in 1958, we’re intrigued by the larger trend it represents – the use of books as weapons, as propaganda tools to fight what was ultimately a war of values.

“During the Cold War, the CIA loved literature – novels, short stories, poems. Joyce, Hemingway, Eliot. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Nabokov,” writes the Post in a fascinating aside. “Books were weapons, and if a work of literature was unavailable or banned in the Soviet Union or Eastern Europe, it could be used as propaganda to challenge the Soviet version of reality. Over the course of the Cold War, as many as 10 million copies of books and magazines were secretly distributed by the agency behind the Iron Curtain as part of a political warfare campaign.”

It’s an unlikely story with an unsurprising message: books, not bombs, win hearts and minds.

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Syria Is What Happens When Islam Wins


Saudi Arabia and Qatar aren’t talking to each other. Syria and Turkey are shooting at each other. Not only are the Shiites and Sunnis killing each other in Syria, but the Sunni groups have been killing each other for some time now. There are even two or three Al Qaedas fighting each other over which of them is the real Al Qaeda.

There’s something about Syria that splits down everything and everyone. Even Hamas had to split between its political and military wings when choosing between Iran’s weapons and Qatar’s money. Doing the logical thing, the military wing took the weapons and the political wing took the money so that the military wing of Hamas supported Assad and its political wing supported the Sunni opposition.

It’s not however money and weapons that splits Muslims over Syria. Money and weapons are only the symbols. What they represent is Islam. And what Islam represents is the intersection between identity and power.

A modern state derives its power from its identity. The Japanese and the Russians were willing to die in large numbers for their homeland during WW2. Both countries had undergone rapid de-feudalization turning peasants into citizens. Japan and Russia however had historic identities to draw on. The rapid de-feudalization in the Arab world had messier results because countries such as Jordan and Syria were Frankenstein’s monsters made out of bits and pieces of assembled parts of history stuck together with crazy glue.

The Middle East is full of flags, but most are minor variations on the same red, green, black and white theme. The difference between the Palestinian flag and the Jordanian flag is a tiny asterisk on the chevron representing the unity of the Arab peoples. The Iraqi flag was originally the same as the Jordanian and Palestinian flags. So are most of the flags in the region which are based on the Arab Revolt flag which was in turn based on the colors of the Caliphates.

Every time you see the Al Qaeda “black flag” of Jihad, it’s already represented in the black stripes on the flags of every Arab nation. What Al Qaeda has done is strip out the other colors representing the various succeeding caliphates and gone back all the way to the black of Mohammed’s war flag.

What is Syria? The civil war answered that question. Like the USSR, it’s a prison of nations. It exists only by virtue of men pointing guns at other men. As long as all the men with the guns agreed on what Syria was, the country existed. Once they no longer did, there was no longer a Syria. The same is true of much of the Middle East.

There are questions that you can resolve with democracy within a functioning country, but when your country has less of an existence than the conflicting religious and ethnic identities of its people, democracy only makes the problem worse. Democracy in Iraq means Shiites voting to be Shiite, Sunnis voting to be Sunni and Kurds voting to be Kurds. Democracy in Syria would mean the same thing. And that way lies a federation and then secession and civil war all over again.

The problem in the Middle East isn’t a lack of democracy. It’s the lack of anything to be democratic about.

Everyone in the Middle East (who isn’t a Jew, Christian, Kurd, Bahai, Zoroastrian, Armenian, Circassian, Druze, etc.. ) agrees on the importance of Arab and Islamic unity and that their specific flavor of it, their clan, their tribe and their Islamic interpretation should be supreme.

It’s not surprising that the Middle East is constantly at war. It’s only a wonder that the fighting ever stops.

Arab nationalism is the ideology that Arab elites used to complete the de-feudalization of their population from peasants into citizens. But what worked in Japan and Russia fell flat in the Middle East where tribe and religion are still supreme. The peasants didn’t become Egyptians or Syrians. They remained Ougaidat or Tarabin. After that, they were Muslim. Their national identity came a distant third.

What the Arab Spring truly showed is how little national identity mattered as democracy and the fall of governments demonstrated that there was no national consensus, only the narrower one of class, tribe and institution. It’s not something that Americans should be too smug about. The left’s efforts are reducing the United States to the same balkanized state in which there is a black vote and a white vote, a rich vote and a poor vote, but no national identity that transcends them. We too are becoming ‘Sunnis’ and ’Shiites’. It’s no wonder that Islam finds the post-American United States and the disintegrating territories of the European Union fertile ground for its work.

It’s the same reason why Islam is rising in the Middle East.

Islam rose out of the death of the Roman Empire. It’s rising now out of the death of the West, but it would be a mistake to call that a clash of civilizations when it’s civilization succumbing to barbarism.

Hasan al-Banna, the Muslim Brotherhood’s founder, wrote, “Our task is to stand against the flood of modernist civilization.” Syria is the desert that remains when the flood of civilization has passed.

Islam can’t unite Syria. It can’t even unite Sunni Islamists. It can’t even unite those Salafis who identify with Al Qaeda.

It can’t unite, because Islam is a disruptive force that achieves its unity through violence. It’s a supremacist ideology whose final solution is always the sword. Mohammed won his debates by killing his enemies. A rising Islam is forcing Christians out of the Middle East while obsessively hurling its force against the Jewish State. But it doesn’t end there. A religion that can’t co-exist with other religions… also can’t co-exist with itself.

How do Muslims settle religious arguments with each other? The same way they settle them with Jews and Christians. That is what we are seeing in Syria.

At its barest minimum, civilization is co-existence. Islam is the opposite of co-existence and of civilization. Its sheer age only means that there is even more in its past to fight over.

Islam is the conscious abandonment of civilization and co-existence for the nomadic life of the Jihadi who drifts from place to place, his weapons on his back, destroying cities and farms, taking anything and anyone he likes, and moving on to the next fight and the next burning city.

The Jihadist is at war with civilization, with the city, the family and the settled way of existence. He is a nomadic raider rolling back time to pre-history. He is the savage warrior of the savage past.

Syria is what happens when Islam wins. When Islam wins, civilization loses.

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Ukraine’s Inconvenient Neo-Nazis


Exclusive: When Ukrainian neo-Nazis – infuriated over the killing of an ultranationalist leader – surrounded the Parliament in Kiev, the incident presented a problem for the U.S. news media which has been trying to airbrush the neo-Nazis out of the Ukraine narrative, Robert Parry reports.



Far-right militia members demonstrating outside Ukrainian parliament in Kiev. (Screen shot from YouTube video from RT.)

The U.S. media’s take on the Ukraine crisis is that a “democratic revolution” ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, followed by a “legitimate” change of government. So, to mention the key role played neo-Nazi militias in the putsch or to note that Yanukovych was democratically elected – and then illegally deposed – gets you dismissed as a “Russian propagandist.”

But Ukraine’s neo-Nazis are not some urban legend. Their presence is real, as they swagger in their paramilitary garb through the streets of Kiev, displaying Nazi insignias, honoring SS collaborators from World War II, and hoisting racist banners, including the white-power symbol of the Confederate battle flag.

Far-right militia members demonstrating outside Ukrainian parliament in Kiev. (Screen shot from YouTube video)
Far-right militia members demonstrating outside Ukrainian parliament in Kiev. (Screen shot from YouTube video from RT.)
Over the past few days, the neo-Nazis have surged to the front of Ukraine’s unrest again by furiously protesting the killing of one of their leaders, Oleksandr Muzychko, known as Sashko Bily. The Interior Ministry reported that Muzychko died in a Monday night shoot-out with police in Rivne in western Ukraine.

But the right-wing paramilitaries claim that Muzychko was murdered in a cold-blooded contract hit, and these modern-day storm troopers have threatened to storm the parliament building if the interim Interior Minister is not fired.

This renewed disorder has complicated the storytelling of the major U.S. news media by challenging the sweetness-and-light narrative preferred by U.S. policymakers. The New York Times, the Washington Post and other leading news outlets have worked hard to airbrush the well-established fact that neo-Nazi militants spearheaded the coup on Feb. 22.

To dismiss that inconvenient fact, the major U.S. media has stressed that the extreme rightists made up a minority of the demonstrators, which – while true – is largely irrelevant since it was the paramilitary Right Sektor that provided the armed force that removed Yanukovych and then dominated the “transition” period by patrolling key government buildings. As a reward, far-right parties were given control of four ministries.

Some U.S. outlets also have picked up on the unsubstantiated U.S. government theme that Russia is dispatching unidentified “provocateurs” to destabilize the coup regime in Kiev, though it doesn’t seem like Moscow would have to do much besides stand aside and watch the interim government’s unruly supporters turn on each other.

But reality has stopped playing much of a role in the U.S. news media’s Ukraine reporting as the U.S. press continues to adjust the reality to fit with the desired narrative. For instance, the New York Times, in its boilerplate account of the uprising, has removed the fact that more than a dozen police were among the 80 or so people killed. The Times now simply reports that police fired on and killed about 80 demonstrators.

Fitting with its bowdlerized account, the Times also ignores evidence that snipers who apparently fired on both police and protesters before the coup may have been working for the opposition, not Yanukovych’s government. An intercepted phone call by two European leaders discussed those suspicions as well as the curious decision of the post-coup government not to investigate who the snipers really were.

Surrounding the Parliament

But most significantly, the U.S. mainstream media has struggled to downplay the neo-Nazi angle as was apparent in the Times’ report on President Vladimir Putin’s call on Friday to President Barack Obama to discuss possible steps to defuse the crisis. Putin noted that neo-Nazis had surrounded the parliament.

“In citing extremist action, Mr. Putin sought to capitalize on a tense internal showdown in Kiev,” the Times wrote. “The presence of masked, armed demonstrators threatening to storm the Parliament building offered the Russian government an opportunity to bolster its contention that the ouster of President Viktor F. Yanukovych, a Moscow ally, after pro-European street protests last month was an illegal coup carried out by right-wing extremists with Western encouragement.”

But the Times couldn’t simply let those facts speak for themselves, though they were all true: right-wing extremists did provide the key manpower and organization to overrun government buildings on Feb. 22 and there is no doubt that these right-wing elements were getting Western encouragement, including a shoulder-to-shoulder appearance by Sen. John McCain.

The Times felt compelled to interject an argumentative counterpoint, saying: “In fact, the nationalist groups, largely based in western Ukraine, had formed just one segment of a broad coalition of demonstrators who occupied the streets of Kiev for months demanding Mr. Yanukovych’s ouster.”

And, that has been a consistent pattern for the supposedly objective U.S. news media. If the Russians say something, even if it is clearly true, the point must be contradicted. However, when a U.S. official states something about the Ukraine crisis, the claim goes unchallenged no matter how absurd.

For example, when Secretary of State John Kerry denounced Putin’s intervention in Crimea by declaring, “you just don’t in the 21st Century behave in 19th Century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped-up pretext,” mainstream U.S. news outlets simply let the statement stand without noting that Kerry himself had voted in 2002 to authorize President George W. Bush to invade Iraq in pursuit of non-existent weapons of mass destruction.

You might think that Kerry’s breathtaking hypocrisy would be newsworthy or at least a relevant fact that should be pointed out to readers, but no. The Times also has routinely distorted Crimea’s secession from Ukraine. The Black Sea peninsula, a longtime Russian province that was only attached to Ukraine for administrative purposes during Soviet days, asserted its independence after the coup ousting Yanukovych, who had won Crimea overwhelmingly.

No one seriously doubts that the vast majority of Crimean citizens wanted to escape the disorder and hardship enveloping Ukraine – and to return to Russia with its higher per capita income and functioning national government – but the Obama administration and the dutiful U.S. news media have pretended otherwise.

In New York Times speak, Crimea’s popular vote to secede from Ukraine and to join Russia was simply Putin’s “seizure” of Crimea. The Times and other mainstream news outlets dismissed Crimea’s March 16 referendum as somehow rigged – citing the 96 percent tally for secession as presumptive evidence of fraud – although there was no actual evidence of election rigging. Exit polls confirmed the overwhelming majority favoring secession from Ukraine and annexation by Russia.

IMF’s ‘Reforms’

And, really, who could blame the people of Crimea? As Ukraine’s acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said, Ukraine “is on the edge of economic and financial bankruptcy” and the International Monetary Fund agreed to throw a financial lifeline only if Ukraine imposes “reforms” that Yatsenyuk has admitted are “very unpopular, very difficult, very tough.”

They will be toughest on average Ukrainians who will face severe public sector budget cuts, slashed pensions, soaring heating costs and rapid inflation due to changes in the exchange rate. The cumulative impact of these IMF “reforms” is expected to result in a 3 percent contraction of Ukraine’s already depressed economy.

Yet, much of the mainstream U.S. media ignores the understandable desire of the Crimean people to bail out on the failed Ukrainian state. Instead, the MSM pretends that Russia simply invaded Crimea and now is threatening to do the same in eastern Ukraine, or as the Times put it, Putin has engaged in “provocative moves punctuated by a menacing buildup of troops on Ukraine’s border.”

The bottom line is that the U.S. government and media have constructed a substantially false narrative for the American people, all the better to manufacture consent behind a $1 billion U.S. aid package for Ukraine and the launch of a new Cold War with the expectation of many more exciting confrontations to come – in places like Syria and Iran – all justifying fatter military budgets.

A more objective and less alarmist narrative on the Ukraine crisis would describe Putin’s actions as primarily defensive and reactive. He was distracted by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and was caught off-guard by the violent putsch that removed Yanukovych.

In light of Yanukovych’s democratic election victory in 2010 and his agreement on Feb. 21 to speed up new elections (a deal that was negated within hours by the U.S./EU-supported coup), Russia has a legitimate argument that the coup regime in Kiev is illegitimate.

The removal of Yanukovych not only was spearheaded by neo-Nazi militias but subsequent parliamentary actions to “impeach” him did not follow Ukraine’s constitutional rules. The putsch essentially disenfranchised the large ethnic-Russian populations in the east and south, where Yanukovych had his political base.

Then, the rump parliament in Kiev – reflecting the intense Ukrainian nationalism in the western section – passed punitive laws targeting these Russian speakers, including elimination of Russian as an official language. For Putin to be troubled by this crisis on his border — and to take action — was neither surprising nor particularly provocative.

If the New York Times and other leading U.S. outlets did their journalism in a professional way, the American people would have had a more nuanced understanding of what happened in Ukraine and why. Instead, the Times and the rest of the MSM resumed their roles as U.S. propagandists, much as they did in Iraq in 2002-03 with their usual preference for a simplistic “good-guy/bad-guy” dichotomy.

In the case of Ukraine, that happy dichotomy has been challenged again by the reemergence of those inconvenient neo-Nazis.

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REPORT: History Of Shia Killing In Pakistan



50 Years ago, on June 6, 1963, at least 116 Shia Muslims were massacred in the village of Thehri in the Khairpur district of Sindh province in Pakistan while taking part in the Juloos (procession) of the solemn Day of Ashura, a practice that is over 1,000 years old. Police stood by while radical Deobandis and Wahhabis massacred the young Shia men, most of them teenagers, by trapping them from both sides as they crossed a bridge. At midnight, to ensure that every one was dead, the Wahhabis of Thehri took empty water buckets and shouted the slogan of ‘Ya Hussain’ while walking in groups among the injured and dead, asking if anyone needed water. When someone would reply, the person was slaughtered ruthlessly in an effort to make sure none survived. Although almost all of the young Shia men in Therhi had already been killed, the oppression was not over. To hide their heinous crime, they collected all the dead bodies, put them in an empty well and planned to burn them using kerosene. However, the police arrived and took the dead bodies into custody.

Sadly enough no arrests were made and the murderers were allowed to walk free. Today even after 50 years of this incident we see Shia Muslims killed in every corner of the country without much being said by the majority and the perpetrators are usually given a free pass to carry out their barbarism.

17-Feb-78 Sindh Karachi Attacks on Shia procession 14
17-Feb-78 Punjab Lahore Attacks on Shia procession 8
22-Feb-83 Sindh Karachi Offices, houses and shops of Shias burnt 2
22-Mar-83 Sindh Karachi 94 houses of Shias burnt, Shias attacked 8
08-Oct-84 Sindh Karachi Six houses of Shia families burnt 1
08-Jul-85 Balochistan Quetta Police firing on Shia Muslims 35
01-Oct-86 FATA Parachinar Attacks by Mujahideen on Shias of Parachinar 13
17-Sep-86 Punjab Lahore Attack on Muharram procession 4
17-Sep-86 Punjab Layyah Attack on Muharram procession 3
17-May-88 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit 800 Shias killed by attack form Kohistan, Chilas, Darel, Tangir, assisted by military govt 800
05-Aug-88 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Allama Arifa Al Hussaini 1
20-Aug-89 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Pakistan army (FC) firing on Shia Muharram Jaloos 10
19-Dec-90 Punjab Lahore Sadiq Ganji, Director General of Iranian Cultural Centre 1
25-Feb-95 Sindh Karachi Mefil-e-Murtaza massacre 16
25-Feb-95 Sindh Karachi February 25: 6 Shia Muslims were killed and 16 injured when Sipah e Sahaba terrorists opened fire at worshippers inside Abul Fazal Al-Abbas Mosque in Karachi. 6
07-Mar-95 Punjab Lahore Dr. Muhammad Ali Naqvi 2 Dr. Muhammad Ali Naqvi, founder president of ISO, along with Zamin Taqi killed
09-Mar-95 SIndh Karachi 10 killed and 22 wounded in an attack on a Shia mosque
15-Jun-96 Punjab Lahore Mohsin Naqvi killed in Allama Iqbal Town, Moon Market 1 0 Mohsin Naqvi, famous poet, Shia Zakir
12-Jul-96 Punjab Mailsi Shia Majlis attacked 10
10-Sep-96 FATA Parachinar 200
12-Sep-96 Islamabad Islamabad Allama Mureed Abbas Yazdani killed 1
20-Feb-97 Punjab Multan Attack on Iranian Cultural Centre 8 3 Director Iranian Khana-e-Farhang Agha Mohammed Ali Rahimi, employees and guards killed
29-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Shia Doctor Syed Saqlain Rizvi Killed 1
30-Apr-12 Punjab Vehari Shia Doctor Syed Manzar Hussain Killed 1
10-Aug-97 Punjab Lahore 1-10 august various attacks 100
17-Sep-97 Punjab Rawalpindi Iranian airforce cadets 5
11-Jan-98 Punjab Lahore 25 Shia Muslims including children were killed and many injured when Sipah e Sahaba terrorists opened fire at a funeral gathering at a graveyard in Momin Pura, Lahore 25
21-Feb-98 Sindh Karachi 2 Iranian engineers 2
04-Mar-98 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Attack on Nauroz procession 20
30-Mar-98 Punjab Multan 3
22-Sep-98 Punjab Multan Shia Majlis attacked 5
06-Jan-99 Punjab D.G.Khan Massacre in Shia mosque in Karamadad Qureshi 17
28-Sep-99 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Khurshid Anwar (secretary of TJP) and daughter killed with body guard 3
01-Oct-99 Sindh Karachi Shia mosque attacked 9
07-Oct-99 Punjab Rawalpindi Aun Muhammad Rizvi, PTV producer 1
17-Jan-00 Sindh Karachi Aattack on Shia mosque 9 25
12-Apr-00 Punjab Attock attack on a Majlis in Malohwali. Attock 19 39 Sajid Naqvi’s hometown. Many relatives killed
15-May-00 Sindh Karachi Advocate Syed Sardar Jafary, President of Voice of Shia Organisation killed in Karachi. 1
23-Nov-00 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Anwar Ali Akhunzada, Generarl Secretary of TJP 1
04-Dec-00 Punjab Rawalpindi Former PPP MPA, Syed Zakir Hussain Shah 1
01-Mar-01 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu attacko on shias 8
04-Mar-01 Punjab Sheikhupura attack on shia 12
30-May-01 Sindh Karachi Dr Raza Jafri killed on 30th May 2001 in front of his clinic at Gulshan-e-Iqbal. 1
26-Jul-01 Sindh Karachi Shaukat Raza Mirza, MD Pakistan State Oil 1
30-Jul-01 Sindh Karachi Syed Zafar Hussain, Director, Research and Development in the Ministry of Defence
04-Oct-01 Sindh Karachi Azam Basti mosque attack (Mehmoodabad) 7 6
10-Oct-01 Sindh Karachi Sindh Board of Technical Education Chairman Syed Hassan Zaidi gunned down 1
26-Feb-02 Punjab Rawalpindi 10 Shias killed in Najaf Mosque 11 22
04-Mar-02 Sindh Karachi Dr. Alay Safdar Zaidi(42), was shot dead at around 9 am on 4 March 2002 when his car stopped at a traffic light in the centre of Karachi on his way to work. One of three highly qualified nephrologists in Karachi, Dr. Zaidi had some eight months earlier returned to Pakistan after an 11-year stay in the USA 1
25-Apr-02 Punjab Lahore 12 25
25-May-02 Sindh Karachi Owner of famous Agha Juice Center Haji Ali Abbas killed 1
17-Jun-02 Punjab Multan 3
01-Nov-02 Punjab Lahore Capt Syed Imran Zaidi, Dr. 1
23-Feb-03 Sindh Karachi 9 killed in attack o Imambargah Hyderi near airport 9
08-Jun-03 Balochistan Quetta police cadets hazara 12
04-Jul-03 Balochistan Quetta the 2003 killing of 53 worshippers at the main Shia Friday Mosque in Quetta 53 60
16-Aug-03 Sindh Karachi shia professionals 2
03-Oct-03 Sindh Karachi Suparco employees bus 7 8
28-Feb-04 Punjab Rawalpindi A suicide bomber wearing an explosives belt Saturday attacked a Shiite mosque in Rawalpindi, Pakistani police said. The bomber was killed and four others were injured 4
02-Mar-04 Balochistan quetta ashura attack, 42 160
14-May-04 lahore of same family 7
07-May-04 Sindh Karachi 15 die in Karachi Shia mosque attack – May 7, 2004: in Mithadar, Karachi. 15
31-May-04 Sindh Karachi 20 killed in bombing of Shia mosque in Karachi, 31 may 23 35
06-Jun-04 Punjab D.G.Khan shia female doctor 1 1
21-Sep-04 khyber pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan ratta kalachi, 3 of a family 3
01-Oct-04 Punjab Sialkot 30 killed in a suicide attack on a Sialkot Shia mosque, 1 Oct 30 50
10-Oct-04 Punjab Lahore October 10,2004: A suicide attack on a Shia mosque in Mochi Gate, Lahore, led to the death of five people 9
08-Jan-05 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Agha Ziauddin Riziv and two body guards killed 3
19-Mar-05 Balochistan Fatehpur 43 Shias killed in a bomb blast in Fatehpur, Baluchistan, 20 march 43 55
27-May-05 Islamabad Islamabad May 27, 2005: Twenty-five people were killed in Bari Imam Shrine, Islamabad, suicide bombing. 25 41
30-May-05 Sindh Karachi Five die in Karachi Shia mosque attack – May 30, 2005: Attack on a Shia mosque at Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, killed six people. 6 26
23-Sep-05 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit 2
13-Oct-05 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit dead include 3 women 12
09-Feb-06 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu February 9, 2006: Thirty-nine people lost their life in a suicide bombing in Hangu, Ashura procession 39
18-Apr-06 Punjab Faisalabad 18 apr, faislabbad 2
14-Jul-06 Sindh Karachi July 14, 2006: A suicide bomber killed Allama Hassan Turabi, a prominent Shia leader, in Karachi. 1
20-Aug-06 FATA Kurram Taliban’s attack on Shia villages 60
06-Oct-06 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Kalay 14
27-Jan-07 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar January 27, 2007: Twelve people lost their life when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shia gathering in Peshawar. 12
29-Jan-07 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Attack on Muharram processions 3
30-Jan-07 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Attack on Muharram processions 2
09-Mar-07 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Anwar Abbas Shah killed 1
08-Apr-07 FATA Pewer 4
10-Apr-07 FATA Kurram Attack on Shia mosque and villages in Parchinar 60
11-Apr-07 FATA sadda 27 30
12-Apr-07 FATA chardiwar 5 6
25-Apr-07 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan killing three Shias, two of them brothers of a renowned lawyer and leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Syed Zafar Abbas Zaidi. Those killed include Syed Ali Shah and Najaf Ali Shah (brothers) and their guard, Azizullah Khan. 3
14-May-07 Tank 2
14-Aug-07 FATA Kurram Suicide atttack 15
07-Nov-07 FATA Darra Adam Khel November 2007 Sohail of Usterzai Kohat marteyerd at dara adam khel 1
16-Nov-07 Parachinar 45 100
17-Nov-07 FATA Parachinar 46 80
19-Nov-07 FATA Parachinar 12 50
20-Nov-07 FATA Parachinar 28 27
23-Nov-07 FATA Parachinar 50
26-Dec-07 FATA Parachinar 32 40
26-Dec-07 FATA sadda 25 26
27-Dec-07 FATA Parachinar 27 42
29-Dec-07 FATA Parachinar 13 9
31-Dec-07 FATA Parachinar 11 15
02-Jan-08 FATA Parachinar 12 13
03-Jan-08 FATA Parachinar 6 11
17-Jan-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar “A suicide bomber killed 10 and wounded 25 in an attack on a Shia mosque in Peshawar.
” 10 25
16-Feb-08 FATA Kurram Attack on pro-PPP eleciton rally in Parchiniar 58 93
27-Mar-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat 50
16-Apr-08 FATA Kurram 4 passensers of Parachinar killed 4
10-May-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan massacred in a shop 3
26-May-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Attack on Shias 5 2
16-Jun-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Attackon mosque 4
17-Jun-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu same family, car attacked 4
19-Jun-08 FATA kurram 7 10
23-Jun-08 FATA Kurram kidnapped shia burtally killed 11
09-Aug-08 FATA kurram 16 25
10-Aug-08 FATA Kurram 10 24
16-Aug-08 FATA Kurram Taliban attack on Parachinar 36 39
19-Aug-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan DHQ hospital attack 30 55
01-Sep-08 FATA Kurram Taliban’s attack on Tooris 95
06-Oct-08 Punjab Bhakkar Shia MNA Rashid Niwani attacked 25 60
29-Oct-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan 3 Shias killed 3
21-Nov-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Nov. 21, 2008: A suicide attack on a funeral procession in Dera Ismail Khan killed 10 mourners and wounded more than 25. 11 40
05-Dec-08 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Attack on Shia imambargah and hotel 33 80
07-Dec-08 FATA Jamrud Syed Razi Shah, Principal, Government Elementary College, Jamrud 1
03-Mar-09 Balochistan Quetta 5
04-Jan-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Attack on Shia imambargah 7
10-Jan-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Attack on Shia procession 4 10
10-Jan-09 Balochistan Sibbi 2
11-Jan-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu 30 Shias killed 30 35
12-Jan-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hangu 5 21
14-Jan-09 Balochistan Quetta Shia police officers 4 0
26-Jan-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan attack on shias 5
26-Jan-09 Balochistan Quetta Hussain Ali Yusuf of HDP 1
05-Feb-09 Punjab D.G.Khan Bomb attack on a Shia procession 35 50
01-Feb-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu 17 30
19-Feb-09 FATA Kurram Shias wood collectors in Parchinar 6
20-Feb-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Shia funeral attacked 40 157
21-Feb-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan firing on funeral 2 5
24-Feb-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu 14 Shias abudcted 1 14
24-Feb-09 Balochistan Quetta 5 Shias killed, same family 5
27-Feb-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu 3 Shia children killed, attack on school van 3 6 abducted
02-Mar-09 Balochistan Pishin Attackn on shia girls madrassa 5 12
03-Mar-09 Balochistan Quetta 5 of a family killed 5
09-Mar-09 Balochistan Quetta 2
14-Mar-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan 3 killed 3
21-Mar-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan 2 killed 2
25-May-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan labourers 3
05-Apr-09 Punjab Chakwal suicide attack on imambargah 30 150
07-Jun-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan 2
22-Jun-09 Balochistan Quetta 3
06-Jul-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan 4
06-Sep-09 Sindh Mirpur Khas pregnant women converted to Shia 1
08-Sep-09 FATA Orakzai attack on children van 4 3
18-Sep-09 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pishin September 18, 2009: At least 33 people were killed when a suicide car bomber rammed into a Shia-owned hotel in north-west Pakistan. A further 70 were injured by the bomb, 33 70
19-Sep-09 FATA Katcha Pakka Kohat Suicide attack with datsun full of gunpowder attack on shia’s at kacha pakha kohat 42 were marteyerd. 42
30-Sep-09 FATA Karachi attackon shias of parachinar 8
30-Sep-09 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Bomb attack at Al Murtaza Book Centre 4
27-Dec-09 Azad Kashmir Muzaffarabad Attackn on Shia procession 15
28-Dec-09 Sindh Karachi 40 people killed in a suicide bombing on a Shia procession in Karachi 43 36
29-Jan-10 Balochistan Quetta attack on pilgrims 3
05-Feb-10 Sindh Karachi Two bombs in Karachi kill at least 25 Shias and injured more than 50 people. 25 50
05-Mar-10 FATA Kurram Attack on parchinar passengers 14
20-Mar-10 Balochistan Quetta Attack on Shias 4
27-Mar-10 FATA Kurram abducted truck drivers 6
16-Apr-10 Balochistan Quetta Attack on Civil Hospital 11 35
17-Apr-10 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat Shia IDPs attacked by two burqa clad terrorists 44 70
15-May-10 FATA Kurram Abduction 0fg 60 Parachinar passengers 60 abducted
24-May-10 Balochistan Quetta 2 15
28-May-10 Balochistan Quetta policemen 5
21-Jun-10 Balochistan Quetta 2 Shia brothers 2
28-Jun-10 Sindh Karachi 6 Shias killed 6
10-Jul-10 FATA Kurram 11 Parachinar passengers killed in Afghansitan 11
16-Jul-10 FATA Kurram 18 Shias passengers of Parachinar 18
18-Jul-10 Sargodha suicide attack on mosque 6 20
04-Aug-10 Sindh Karachi MQM Shia MP Raza Haider 1
16-Aug-10 karachi 4
01-Sep-10 Punjab Lahore 43 Shias were killed and 230 people injured in a blast during a procession in Lahore. 43 230
02-Sep-10 Balochistan Turbat pilgrims 2 8
04-Sep-10 Balochistan Quetta 73 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Shia Al-Quds rally in Quetta 73 149
21-Sep-10 Sindh karachi bakery attack 2
08-Dec-10 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat Attack on Shias and Barelvis 20 32
10-Dec-10 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Attack on Al Zehra hospital 17 20
12-Dec-10 FATA Kurram 3 10
04-Jan-11 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Two Shia teachers killed 2
08-Jan-11 Sindh Karachi Yawar Abbas Jafri 1
25-Jan-11 Punjab Lahore Attack on chehlum procession 15 76
29-Jan-11 Balochistan Quetta Attack on pilgrims bus 3
13-Mar-11 FATA Hangu Kurram passengers killed 13 6
20-Mar-11 FATA Kurram Parachinar 9
25-Mar-11 FATA Kurram Hangu, 18 Shias killed, 25 abducted 18
03-Apr-11 Punjab D.G.Khan Sakhi Sarwar attack on Shias and Barelvis 41
03-Apr-11 Balochistan Quetta Dr Mumtaz Hyder Naqvi killed after abduction 1
20-Apr-11 Sindh Karachi 3
06-May-11 Balochistan Quetta Quetta 8
18-May-11 Balochistan Quetta attack near Killi Kamalo area of Quetta 7 4
21-May-11 Sindh Karachi 2 lawyer brothers 2
25-May-11 FATA Balishkhel 3 18
29-May-11 Balochistan Quetta Shia policemen attacked 2 3
16-Jun-11 Balochistan Quetta Olympian Boxer Ibrar Ali 1
22-Jun-11 Balochistan Quetta attack on shia pilgrims 4 11
10-Jul-11 Balochistan Quetta Qambrani Road 3
23-Jul-11 Sindh Karachi Adocate Mukhtar Bukhari 1
24-Jul-11 Sindh Karachi 3 brothers killed in Lyari 3
24-Jul-11 FATA Kurram Shia students beheaded 2
29-Jul-11 Balochistan Quetta Attack on Saryab Road prilgrims bus 7
30-Jul-11 Balochistan Quetta Attack on Shia bus 11
31-Aug-11 Balochistan Quetta Quetta, Eid 20 22
01-Sep-11 FATA Kurram Kurram bus attack 7 1
02-Sep-11 FATA Kurram Kurram bus attack 4
20-Sep-11 Balochistan Mastung Mastung Bus massacre, Balochistan 29 6
23-Sep-11 Balochistan quetta van attack 3 2
04-Oct-11 Balochistan Quetta Akhtarabad bus, vegetable market 14 7
29-Nov-11 Balochistan Quetta Prof Danish Ali killed in Quetta 1
29-Nov-11 Sindh Karachi 3 Shias scouts in Karachi 3
28-Dec-11 Sindh Karachi Nayyar Abbas killed in Karachi 1
29-Dec-11 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Johar killed for listening Nohas 1
30-Dec-11 Sindh Karachi Naveed Abbas Killed in Karachi 1
31-Dec-11 Sindh Karachi Askari Raza killed in Karachi 1
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1990-2011 Cases (isoloated incidents) of murder of one or two Shias not recorded in this list) + unreported cases 6000
1990-2011 Proportion of Shias in total 44,000 civilians and security forces killed by Sipah Sahaba Taliban 20% rate (many of them were segregated from abducted Sunni soliders, truck drivers etc and slaughtered) 10000
05-Jan-12 Balochistan Quetta Target killing 1 0 Ghulam Abbas Bangash, ASI Police, 35. The incident occurred on 5th January 2012, at Nawa kali, in front of Labour colony gate. Originally of Hangu. -
05-Jan-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Target killing 1 0 Ibrahim Astori , DSP Police. Attacked at 06:30 P.M near Nagarel Kashrote link road Biltistan, near his house. He was the resident of Astore district and was involved in many cases like case of Shaheed Asad Zaidi in which he had to record his statement in the court in the next few days. He was DSP Investigations -
05-Jan-12 Punjab Lahore Target killing 1 2 Mashkoor Hussain
07-Jan-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Murder attempt 0 1 Hameed Karim
07-Jan-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Target killing 1 0 Dr Jamal
08-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Failed bomb attack 0 0 – -
08-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Murder attempt 0 2 Ghulam Raza, 35, his aunt.
09-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 Kalb-e-Abbas Rizvi, 50
12-Jan-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Attack on house 0 0 Sabir Hussain
12-Jan-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Murder attempt 0 1 Muhammad Shakil
12-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Syed M. Mushtaq Zaidi, 50
15-Jan-12 Punjab Khanpur, Rahim Yar Khan Bomb attack 34 50 “Name of some of the martyrs are: 1- Ghulam Abbas 2- Faiz Hussain 3- Abad Hussain 4- Zahid Abba 5- Asad Abbas 6- Mureed Hussain 7- Akhter Hussain 8- Mohammed Ashaq
9- Khezhar Hayat 10- Amjad Hussain 11- Sadam Hussain 12- Abad Hussain 13- Aatif 14- Adnan 15- Faisal Hayat 16- Tahir Abbas 17- Syed Hussain 18- Qurban Hussian etc” Names of some of the innjured persons are as follows: 1- Majjad 2- Ghulam Sarwar 3- Arasha 4- Mubeen 5- Muzzamil 6- Umear din 7- Nadar 8- Farhan 9- Fedha 10- Asad ali 11- Ejaz 12- Jameel 13- Wahaid bux 14- Nadir hussain 15- Sabar hussain 16- Arshad ali 17- Mehboob alem 18- Sarkar hussain 19- Mehboob ali 20- Ali hussain 21- Riaz ahmed 22- Zeeshan 23- Sarfaraz 24- Abad parvaiz etc
15-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Ghulam Raza, 35
16-Jan-12 Punjab Khanpur, Rahim Yar Khan Failed bomb attack 0 0
16-Jan-12 Punjab Rahim Yar Khan Bomb attack 1 0 Ghulam Qadir
16-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Muhammad Pasha, 25
17-Jan-12 Balochistan Hub Target killing 1 0 Moosa Khan
18-Jan-12 Balochistan Quetta Target killing 1 0 Nisar Ahmed, 50
19-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing, attack on house 1 0 Ehteshanm, 16
20-Jan-12 Punjab Lahore Judicial terrorism 0 0
22-Jan-12 Punjab Jhang Attack on Shia procession 0 7
22-Jan-12 Punjab Okara Attack on Shia procession 0 0
23-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Murder attempt 0 1 Asif Karbalai
23-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Ali Hussain, 20
24-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Attack on Mosque / Imambargah 0 0
25-Jan-12 Balochistan Quetta Target Killing 3 Wilayat Hussain, 50, FIA inspector; FIA inspector; Abid Ali Nawazish, 35, Actor; Anwar Ali, 60, poet
25-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 3 1 Shakeel Jafri; Kafeel Jaffri; Badar Muneer Jafri (all three were lawyers) Babar (lawyer)
28-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Dr. Jaffer Mohsin, 55
30-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Taseer Abbas Zaidi, 25
31-Jan-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I. Khan Target killing 1 1 Malik Ghulam Ahmed Hussain, 38 Tabaruk Hussain
31-Jan-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Naeem Ali, 23
01-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Attack on Imambargah 0 1 Jafar, Security Guard.
06-Feb-12 Punjab Lahore Attack on Shia students 0 1 Asad Abbas
08-Feb-12 FATA Sadda, Kurram Attack on house 0 0
09-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Muhammad Asif
10-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Murder attempt 0 1 Takhliq Haider Naqvi, 60, lawyer
11-Feb-12 Punjab Attock Murder attempt 0 1 Nasir Abbas, 45
12-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Murder attempt 0 1 Dr. Najmi
13-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Murder attempt 0 0
13-Feb-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hari Pur, Abbottabad Target killing 2 0 Azmat Abbas, Faizan
14-Feb-12 Sindh Shahdad Kot Attack on Shia Mosque 0 0
15-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Maulana Sadaqat Hussain, prayer leader
16-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Target killing 1 0 Kazim Ali, 22, tutor of small children
17-Feb-12 FATA Parachinar Suicide Attack 46 40 42 men killed in the Parachinar blast, which are: Johar Ali, Syed Qaiser Hussain, Ali Raza, Yaqoob Ali, Murtaza Jamal, Shaukat Hussain, Muzahir Hussain, S Sabir Hussain, Jan Agha, Shujaat Hussain, Hidayat Hussain, S Ishtiaq Hussain, Habib Hussain, Jabir Hussain, Jamil Hussain, Saffar Ali, Irfan Ali, Ghulam Hussain, Haider Abbas, Bahar Hussain, Rasheed Hussain, Wajid Hussain, Manzoor Ali, Qaiser Hussain, S Gulzar Hussain, Masoom Shah, Noor Alam Khan, Ikhtiyar Hussain, Rashid Ali, Kamran Ali, Mushid Hussain, Zeeshan, Qasier Ali, Shujaat, Kamran Ali, Abid Hussain, S Arif Hussain, Wahab Ali, Syed Muhammad, Turab Ali, Shahid Hussain and one unknown.
17-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi Attack on house 0 0
21-Feb-12 Sindh Qambar, Larkana Attack on Shia mosque
24-Feb-12 Sindh Sukkur Attack on Shia prisoners in Sukkur Jail by SSP prisoners 1 6
27-Feb-12 Punjab Alipur Target killing 1 0 Allama Saqlain Naqvi
28-Feb-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Kohistan Massacare – bus , identity card checked for sect 19 Raza Ali, Hussain Ali, Karim Abbas, Anees Hussain, Kaleem Abbas, Hashmat Changezi, Mohsin Abbas, Muhammad Abbas, Mubashir, Idrees Ali, Owais Husain, Kaleem Abbas (of Barmas), Farhan Ali, Faraz Hussain, Tehseen Abbas, Saqalain, Asad Zaman, Ambareen and Fatima.
29-Feb-12 Sindh Karachi 1 2
29-Feb-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit 1
01-Mar-12 Sindh Khairpur attack by SSP terrorists on Navid shah and 2 others 3
01-Mar-12 Sindh Ghotki attack on Maulana Ali, His guard Mashooq Ali injured 1
03-Mar-12 Punjab Chicha Watni SSP’s attack on two Shia Muslims 0 0
04-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Sajjad Hussain killed in Hussaini Hazara Goth 1 0
04-Mar-12 Sindh Ghotki SSP’s attack on Shia mosque 0 0
06-Mar-12 Punjab Alipur SSP’s attack on Shia mosque 0 0
07-Mar-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Naveed Raza 1 0
10-Mar-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Dr Jalal 0 1
11-Mar-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Lt. Wajihullah of Kohat was killed in Peshawar 1 0
12-Mar-12 Sindh Sukkur Qalandar Bakhs (attaced in Sukkur prison by ASWJ terrorists) 1 0
12-Mar-12 FATA Kurram agency Peshawar to Parachinar van attacked by remot controlled bomb 2 15
13-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Azfar Naqvi, 32, injured in SSP-ASWJ attack 0 1
13-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Police constable Ghulam Abbas, 55, water pump area 1 0
15-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Akmal Rizvi, 17, 1 1
16-Mar-12 FATA Kurram agency Attack on van 0 16
17-Mar-12 Punjab D.G.Khan Taunsa Sharif 1 1
18-Mar Balochistan Quetta Father and son, shopkeepers 2 0
18-Mar-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Raziq Ali 1 1
21-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Asif Ali, 22, attacked 0 1
23-Mar-12 FATA Waziristan Asghar Gulam (an FC soldier), his wife, 12 year old son killed, attack on his house 3 2
24-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Shia Muslim Asad Rizvi injured 0 1
24-Mar-12 Sindh Jacobabad Attack on Shia mosque in Garhi Khairu 0 3
25-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Two Shia lawyers killed 2 0
26-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Basharat Hussain Zaidi 1
26-Mar-12 Balochistan Quetta Ejaz Hussain s/o Ghulam Hussain 1 1
26-Mar-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Khushi Muhammad 1 0
28-Mar-12 Balochistan Bolan Jawad Ali 0 1
28-Mar-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Tahir Hussain Sajid of Nazimabad 1
29-Mar-12 Balochistan Quetta Attack on van at Spini Road 7 killed, 3 more killed by police firing on protestors 9
01-Apr-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Shia youth Shoaib injured by firing in Kashrote 1
01-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Manoor Rizvi, 40, attacked in Gulshan-e-Iqbal 1
03-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Asghar Hussain Jafari, attacked in his car, in Nazimabad 1
03-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Naeem Abbas Naqvi of Rizvi Soicety, 35, Clearing agent, killed at Burns Road 1
03-Apr-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Chilas Over 200 Shia Muslims taken out of buses and killed, 6 buses burnt, two dozens kidnapped 40
03-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Firing on Shia Muslims taxi on Spini Road 1
03-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Firing at a medical store on Micangi Road Near Ghora Hospital 2
03-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi SSP Police Central Asim Qaim Khani’s attack on Shia houses in Incholi
04-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Nadir Ali 1
05-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Ghulam Hussain, Aamir Abbas, Ghulam Abbas Shigri 3
06-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Ghulam Abbas killed 1
09-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia-Hazaras killed in an attack on a shop on Prince Road 6
11-Apr Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Naveed Hussain killed in custody of agencies 1
12-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Separate attacks by the same group on the same day on Shia-Hazaras on Qandhari Bazar, Archer Road and Liaquat Bazar Quetta 3 1
13-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia-Hazara man killed, another hurt, on Abdus Sattar Road 1 1
14-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia-Hazaras killed on Brewery Road 8
16-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta Salman Ali killed on Cowary Road 1
17-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi 45 yr old Syed Imran Zaidi killed near Board Office 1
19-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Gulzan Hussain Killed 1
21-Apr-12 Balochistan Quetta 2 Shia-Hazaras, Boman Ali & Mohammad Hussain, killed on Brewery Road 2
25-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Ali Shah Killed in Karachi 1
27-Apr-12 Sindh Khairpur Lashkar-e-Jhangvi attacked an Imambargah and injured 5 0 7
29-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Shia youth Umair Kazmi injured 1
30-Apr-12 Sindh Karachi Ahsan Abbas and Zia Mehdi killed in Kareemabad. Close associate of Nohakhwan Nadeem Sarwar. In a separate incident, another Shia Nasir Ali also killed 3 1
01-May-12 Sindh Shahadatkot Shia notable Haji Shafqat attacked and hurt (passed away on May 9) 1
01-May-12 Balochistan Quetta Haji Mazhar killed on Kirani Road 1
02-May-12 Sindh Karachi Wasi Jaffery a Nohakhwan injured in attack. In another attack Sajjad Abbas was also injured in Abbas Town 2
03-May-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat Shia person Abdul Hussain abducted and decapitated 1
04-May-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Sibtain Naqvi killed in Orangi Town 1
04-May-12 Punjab Gujranwala Shia man Zulfiqar abducted and killed 1
06-May-12 FATA Parachinar 3 Shias injured in an attack on a bus nar Sadda 3
06-May-12 Balochistan Mastung A Shia Mohammad Ali, tyreshop owner killed 1
07-May-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu A Shia Sheraz Ali killed 1
08-May-12 Sindh Karachi A Shia Mirza Sarfaraz killed in Orangi 1
10-May-12 Punjab Jhang A Shia man and 12 yr old girl hurt 2
14-May-12 Pakistan Occupied Kashmir 1 Shia killed 5 hurt in an attack on a house 1 5
15-May-12 Balochistan Quetta 2 Shia brothers Mohammad Tahir and Mohammad Qadir killed, another hurt in an attack on Joint Road, near Passport Office 2 1
15-May-12 Sindh Karachi Mehdi Raza killed in Nazimabad 1
16-May-12 Balochistan Mastung Shia man Abdul Ghafoor killed 1
17-May-12 Balochistan Quetta 2 Shias killed in Quetta 2
18-May-12 Punjab Lahore Renowned educationist, literary critic and writer Dr. Shabihul Hasan killed 1
20-May-12 Sindh Karachi 65 yr old Manzoor Hussain killed 1
21-May-12 Sindh Shahdadkot Amanullah Haro injured in an attack 1
23-May-12 FATA Lower Kurram 4 Shias injured in an attack on a bus 4
24-May-12 Punjab Lahore Shia youth Jawad Shah killed 1
24-May-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia-Hazara Ameer Mohammad killed 1
24-May-12 Sindh Karachi Dr. Taqi Haider hurt in an attack 1
26-May-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat 70 year old Shia Hasnain injured 1
27-May-12 Balochistan Mach Mohammad Sohail Bangash Killed 1
28-May-12 FATA Parachinar 2 Shias killed, 6 injured in attack on bus 2 6
29-May-12 Sindh Karachi Yousaf Bangash injured 1
30-May-12 Sindh Karachi A civil judge Sagheer Ahmed, and 2 Shia boys Raza and Ahmer killed in separate incidents 2 1
30-May-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia person Mohammad Ali killed 1
31-May-12 Sindh Karachi Dr. Asif in Liaquatabad, & Fakhar Abbas killed in a separate incident 2
01-Jun-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu 2 Shias hurt in a bomb attack 2
03-Jun-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia man Mohammad Ali killed 1
09-Jun-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Anwar Ali and Ghulam Hussain killed after torture 2
12-Jun-12 Sindh Tando Jam A shia student Faqeer Mohammad tortured in university 1
14-Jun-12 Sindh Dadu Shia dignitary Seth Ibrat Hussain killed 1
14-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Afaq Hussain attacked, injured 1
15-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Abbas Ali Zaidi killed 1
17-Jun-12 Punjab Chakwal 2 Shias hurt in attack on Imam Bargah 2
18-Jun-12 Balochistan Quetta University bus carrying Shia students attacked 5 70
18-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi Shia scholar Molana Mohammad Amini killed 1
18-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Hasan Raza killed 1
18-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi 6 Shia boys hurt in an attack near Pehlawan Goth 6
21-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi Hasan Ali Jaffery killed 1
23-Jun-12 Punjab Lahore Founder, caretaker of Bhaati Gate Imambargah Mian Asif killed 1
28-Jun-12 Balochistan Hazaganji Bus carrying Shia pilgrims attacked 14 30
28-Jun-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Syed Saqlain Kazmi injured in attack 1
30-Jun-12 Sindh Karachi Shia youth Mohammad Imran killed 1
01-Jul-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit 1 Shia Mohammad Hasan killed, 3 others Safdar, Imran and Shoaib injured in attack 1 3
01-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Habib Haider killed in attack on his shop in Saddar 1
02-Jul-12 Sindh Nawabshah Shia Dr. Ibrahim Shah killed near hosp 1
04-Jul-12 Balochistan Kuchlak Shia-Hazara Mohammad Yaseen killed 1
07-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi Ali Madad killed in Pehlawan Goth 1
07-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi Shia Deputy Director Intelligence Bureau Qamar Raza killed 1
08-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Ramzan Ali Qureshi killed in Quetta 1
10-Jul-12 Balochistan Mastung Shia teacher, Nohakhwan Babar killed 1
10-Jul-12 Punjab Sargodha 2 brothers Ahmed Yar, Qasim Ali, newly Shia converts slaughtered 2
11-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Syed Haseeb Zaidi and Molana Noor Ali abducted by security forces and handed over to Jihadi terrorists who slaughtered them after severe torture 2
12-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Rehmat Ali, a Shia-Hazara, killed 1
14-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Abu Turab Haider abducted and killed after severe torture 1
16-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi 3 Shia boy Ali, Sajid and Irfan injured in 2 attacks 3
17-Jul-12 Balochistan Mastung 2 Shias Ghulam Hussain and Noor Muhammad killed 2
18-Jul-12 FATA Orakzai Attack on a pickup van in Orakzai 14
18-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi Yawar Mehdi killed in Nazimabad 4 1
24-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Syed Ibrar Ahmed deputy director schools attacked, one terrorist killed under his car 2
24-Jul-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Attack on imambargah Saeen Zareen 1
26-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Shia stabbed to death 1
28-Jul-12 Punjab Jhang Firing 2
28-Jul-12 Balochistan Jafarabad Qadir Bux Imrani killed in Ota Muhammad 1
28-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Noor Ali son of Hussain Ali killed at Kanwari Road 1
29-Jul-12 Balochistan Quetta Qurban |Ali abducted by LeJ 1
30-Jul-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Firing on Shias in Majini Mohalla 1
30-Jul-12 Sindh Karachi Murder attemp 1
02-Aug-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit One Shia abducted in Gilgit (Shahrote) slaugthered 1
05-Aug-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit Bomb attack on passenger bus 1 8
14-Aug-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Sajid Hussain Moosvi killed 1
16-Aug-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Naran 22 Shias, 3 Sunnis on way to Gilgit dragged out of buses, identified and killed. 25
16-Aug-12 Balochistan Quetta 3 Shia-hazara offloaded from a Rickshaw and killed near Arbab Karam Khan road. Khadim Hussain aged 24 years,Mohammad aged 22 years and Abdul Ali aged 38 3
17-Aug-12 Sindh Karachi Bomb attack at Shiite students bus near Safari Park, 2 killed Manzoor Hussain, Imtiaz Ali 2
17-Aug-12 Sindh Karachi Abbas Haider Jaffri killed by firing near Golimar 1
17-Aug-12 Gilgit-Baltistan Skardu Stone attack by ASWJ terrorists on a Shiite procession, 8 injured 8
25-Aug-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Faraz Hussain killed as bicyle mechanic shop near Rizvia Imambargah; Syed Shahzad Raza killed near Jona Market in a barber shop 2
26-Aug-12 Sindh Hyderabad Hyderabad: Guru Naka Chowk Chaki Hotel, firing by ASWJ terrorists, 1 Shia youth injured 1
27-Aug-12 Balochistan Quetta 5 Shia Hazaras killed: Zamin, Mustafa (Habibullah), Muhammad Ali, Amir Ali, Ali Hasan, by firing on a taxi at Spini Road near Mubarak Chowk 5
30-Aug-12 Balochistan Quetta Session Judge Zulfiqar Naqvi (originally from Karachi, Shia) with Shia Hazara driver and security guard killed. Killed on Munir Mengal Road 3
01-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta 7 Shias killed; 5 vegetable vendors on Hazar Ganji Road (names: Nauroz, Ali Baba, Jawad, Salman, Syed Yousuf), 2 in Akhtarbad area, 2 killed by FC firing on anti-killing protest 9
02-Sep-12 Punjab Lahore ASWJ’s attack on Imamia Colony Abbas Nagar Imambargah 1 1
02-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta Abbas Shahid, 28, water tanker driver injured by firing 1
04-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi ASI police Ali Mohsin Jafri, 42, killed on Kashmir Road 1
05-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Mukhtar Azmi, his son Muhammad Baqir killed, grandson injured due to firing 2 1
05-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta Dental Doctoral Nematuallah killed 1
05-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta Liaquat Ali killed in firing by FC (army) on anti-genocide protest rally 1
10-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Kashif Imam injured due to firing by ASWJ terrorists 1
10-Sep-12 FATA Parachinar Car bomb attack on Toori Market 15 60
13-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta An unidentified Shia Hazar killed and dumped at Saryab Road, Killi Kambrani 1
14-Sep-12 Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit Javed s/o Muhammad killed by ASWJ terrorists of Qazi Nisar group; 1
14-Sep-12 Muhamad Ali s/o Muqaddas Raza killed in Karachi, near Malir Naddi. Nawaz injured 1 1
17-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Firing by Police on anti-Islam film protest – Raza Taqvi killed 1 8
18-Sep-12 Balochistan Mastung Bomb attack on bus of pilgrims going to Taftan, Iran, severa killed and injured including women and children 6 15
18-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Attack on Shia Bohra community in Hyderi area, Karachi – twin bomb blasts 7 15
22-Sep-12 Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit Hussain injured by firing 1
22-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Ali Hussain Rizvi (khurram) s/o Azhar Hussain age 25 years 1 The incident occurred at 7:45am near Chishti Nagar, Orangi.
23-Sep-12 Punjab Nankana Sahib Trustee of Imambargah Syed Alamdar Hussain killed 1
24-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Shoaib Raza 1
25-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Raza Devji ,Komail and Abbas embraced Shahadat. 3 1 Ali Raza is injured. Near Jaudia Bazar.
26-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Zulqadr Ali 1
26-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Zaheer Abbas s/o Nadir Abbas age 36 yrs 1 The incident occurred at Gulberg, when he was returning home after dropping his children to school
26-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Zahid Zaidi, Bilal, Nisasr Ali 3
26-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta Ghulam Sakhi Yousuf Zai 1 Satellite Town area
26-Sep-12 Punjab Multan Syed Hasan Shamis poisoined in Jail 1
27-Sep-12 Sindh Karachi Moazzin Shabbir Hussain s/o Shah Gul Akbar age 56 1 The incident occurred near 2 Mint Chowrangi,
27-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta Gulab Shah 1 The incident occurred in Satelite Town near Goal Masjid,
30-Sep-12 Balochistan Quetta Khaliq Jeweller injured, a deobandi attacker killed 2 Liaquat Bazar
30-Sep-12 Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit Niaz Ali 1
04-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Qamar Allah Ditta, musician; Abdul Waheed 2
04-Oct-12 Balochistan Kuchlak “Firing near Kuchlak, as a result of this 1 momin Sikandar Ali embraced martyrdom.
1 momin Mushtaq Hussain got injured.” 1 1
04-Oct-12 Balochistan Quetta terrorist opened firing on spare parts shop near double road Quetta one momin age 15 Sheraz Ali Beig S/o Fayyaz Ali Baig and his friend Imran got martyred. 2 “Sheraz ali belong to Karachi and his body shifted to Karachi today. Imran (ahlaisunnat) belong to Qasoor panjab and
his boday shift to Qasoor today.”
07-Oct-12 Balochistan Quetta Mohammad Yaseen embraced shahadat in quetta early morning around 10 am when yazidi terrorists opened fire on him near Saryab Road. 1
08-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Qambar Abbas Naqvi 1 Syed Qamber Naqvi s/o Syed Yonus Naqvi age 28 , killed at Nazimabad
09-Oct-12 FATA Kurram Agency Attack on bus from Parachinar to Peshawar 3 Kazim Hussein, Munir Hussein, Arif Hussein
09-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Jahangir Hasan, attacked near Saddar Parking Plaza 1 Jahangir Hasan s/o Hasan Raza, 40, a bank employee, belonged to D.I.Khan
11-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Ejaz Hussain Rizvi embraced Shahadat near UP Morh Karachi 1 age 30
14-Oct-12 Balochistan Quetta Malik Haji Ishaq embraced Shahadat in Liaquat Bazar Area of Quetta while his brother Mohammad Naseem and Son Haji Ismail sustained injuries 1 2 Qandahari Shia
16-Oct-12 Balochistan Quetta Four momineen namely Ali Atta, M. Ibrahim, Syed Awaz and G. Ali Ata embraced martyrdom. The incident occurred in Kabari Market, Sirki Road, 4
16-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Sajjad Balti killed near Kati Pahari 1
16-Oct-12 FATA Kurram Agency Saukat Hussain killed while going to Sadda Bazar 1
16-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Advocate Agha Mirza Waqar Hussain succumbed to injuries and embraced shahadat at a local private hospital where he was under treatment ,it was learnt here shortly . Advocate Waqar was targetted on 12th October near the Jehangir Road in Karachi and had sustained injuries . He was 55 years of age. 1
17-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Sajjad Ali killed near Aagra Taj 1
17-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Ali Raza s/o Sarwar Hussain age 35 years embraced martyrdom. The incident occurred on Raza Autos near Masjid-e-Ali Qasba Colony 2.5 no. His mother died the next day due to grief. 2
18-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Zeeshan killed in Orangi Town 1
19-Oct-12 Punjab Lahore Advocate Syed Shakir Ali Rizvi embraced martyrdom. The incident occurred behind Lahore High Court. 1
19-Oct-12 FATA Orakzai Agency Orakzai Agency: Bomb blast at pickup many embraced martyrdom. The incident occurred at Kalaya main road on a Pickup. As a result of this 3 momineen embraced martyrdom, while many got injured. 3 10
20-Oct-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Noshehra Sajjad Hussain 1
22-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Attack on Shias at fast food shop in North Nazimabad 2 3 Sohail, Babu, Zohaib, Asif
22-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi 2 Shia police officers attacked, Mumtaz Ali injured, Riaz Shah Killed 1 1
24-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Ashiq Hussain 1
25-Oct-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Ali Abbas, youn child, injured 4 years ago 1
28-Oct-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Yasir Ali and Zeeshan Ali died due to grenade attack on house 2 2
29-Oct-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Mehmood Ali s/o Syed Musharaf age 37 years embraced martyrdom. The incident occurred at about 2:00 am in night, near Nafees Chamber, Nazimabad 1
02-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Sajjad Ali 1
03-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi “Hammad Ali s/o Hussain Ali age 30 years embraced martyrdom.
The incident occurred near anda mour, North Karachi, at mobile shop.” 1
04-Nov-12 FATA Kurram Agency Firing on Wood cutters as a result of this 1 momin Dildar Hussain embraced martyrdom while 2 momineen Qamar and Jawad got injured and 1 momin was missing. 2 1
04-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta Haseeb Raza killed on Sirki Road 1
06-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Shia schoalr Alama Aftab Jafri and his colleague his colleague Mirza Shahid Ali killed near Parking Plaza. Employees of a bank. 2
06-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta Firing on Spini Road 3 2 3 momineen embraced martyrdom namely M.Essa, Zakir Hussain and M. Hussain. While 2 momineen got injured.
06-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi 3 Shias killed by rangers firing on funerla procession 3 Faraz, Qasim, Waseem
07-Nov-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Shia ASP Hilal Haider 1
07-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi 40 year old Shaban 1
07-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi KDA chowrangi Sajjaid Hussain killed 1 1
08-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Nisar Mehdi and Najam Abbas 2
08-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta M. Daud 1
09-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta Ghulam Rasool 1
09-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Saeed Haider Zaidi, a scholar 1
10-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta Musa, two others killed 3 2
11-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Asad Raza son of martyred IB officer killed 1
11-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Mukhtar Zaidi 1
12-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi father, two sons killed 3 Shahed Bap Or 2 Beto Ki N.Jnaza Aj Bad Az Zohr Muhamadia Imambarga Orangi 11.5 Shahed Mukhtar
12-Nov-12 Islamabad Islamabad 4 Shia students of Parachinar injured in NUST hospital 4
12-Nov-12 Balochistan Machch 4 1 Ghulam Ali, Ghulam Muhammad, M Ibrahim and Abdullah killed; Taqi injured
12-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Injured with knife attack Hasan; neaer Incholi 1
13-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Jamal Raza killed in Orangi Town 1
13-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Shujaat Ali in Orangi Town 1
17-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta Hakim attacked in Hazar Ganji area 1
18-Nov-12 Balochistan Khuzdar Hashim 1
18-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Bomb attack at Abbas Town imambargah 2 8 Azhar Hussain killed
21-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi bomb attack at an imambargah orangi town 3 15
21-Nov-12 Punjab Rawalpindi Dhok Sayyadan, Saddar, Jaloos attacked 24 70
22-Nov-12 Punjab Gujranwala A child attacked in a bomb attack in Kamoke 1
24-Nov-12 Punjab Sargodha Firing on Muharram Jaloos in Kot Momin, Halalpur 30
24-Nov-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Attack on Shia jaloos 7 18 5 children died including Sunni kids
24-Nov-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bannun 10 killed in attack on a Shia jaloos 10 20
25-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Bomb in Kharadar Khadda Market 1
25-Nov-12 Sindh Gambat Khairpur Firing on Jaloose 2 3
25-Nov-12 Sindh Sangarh 6 people injured in attack on Jaloos 6
25-Nov-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Attack on Jaloos in Commissioner Bazar 7 135 1- Sayad Hasan Mujtaba, 2- Syed Zulqarnain Shah, 3- Muazam Hasan. 4- Bashir Ahmad 5- Safdar Abbas. Killed during Ashura procesoin bomb attack;
26-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Ali Haider killed in Gulbahar 1
27-Nov-12 Punjab Rahimyar Khan 4 Shias injured in Minawal area 4
27-Nov-12 Sindh Noshehro Feroze 3 Shias injure in attack on Jaloos 3
28-Nov-12 Balochistan Quetta Haji Hussain killed on Circular Road 1
28-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Nazimabad 2, trustee of Imambargah Hasan Mohsin killed 1
29-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Dr. Iqbal Hussain, his wife Dr. Kaniz Fatma killed at Abul Hasan Ispahanir Road 2
29-Nov-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Jamil, injured in Ashura blast, died in Islamabad 1
30-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Manzar Abbas Zaidi, his 14 year old daugher Mehzar Zehra injured 1 1
30-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Riaz Hussain of Jhang killed in Shah Faisal Town on his shop, Mahdi Shah injured 1 1
30-Nov-12 Sindh Karachi Ghulam Qadir and Fazl Abbas (fahter and son) killed near Baldia Bakra Piri 2
01-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Muhamamd Daraz killed 1
03-Dec-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Ahsura bomb blast injured victim Dawar killed 1
03-Dec-12 Sindh Larkana Naseer Magsi and Sohana Magsi (4) 2
04-Dec-12 Balochistan Quetta Two real brothers Ashfaq Hussain and Altaf Hussain killed. One of them died a few days later 2
05-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Kashif Imam Zaidi 1
05-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Tanvir Bangash 1
06-Dec-12 Punjab Rawalpindi Syed Azhar Hussan, injured from Ashura attack 1
08-Dec-12 Punjab Rawalpindi Syed Zamir Hussain Shah, injured in Ashura attack 1
10-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Ali Abbas Naqvi 1
11-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Zaheer Abbas 1
12-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Baqir Shah & Bahawal Shah 1
13-Dec-12 Sindh Larkana Bakht Hussain 1
13-Dec-12 Balochistan Quetta Shabbir Hussain & Gul Shirin 2
13-Dec-12 Balochistan Quetta Ali Khan 1
13-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Shiraz Abbas 1
14-Dec-12 Balochistan Zhob Qutub Ali 1
15-Dec-12 Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit 16 Shia students suspsended for 3 years for holding Imam Hussain Day
15-Dec-12 Sindh Nawabshah Fida Hussain of Mehran University 1
16-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Raja Munsif kiled in Gulshan-e-Maymar 1
17-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Riaz Hussain injured in Chaki Wara, Lyari 1
17-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Ali Raza killed, Farhan injured 1 1
17-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Javaid Bhatti (Zakir) 1
17-Dec-12 Balochistan Quetta Mirza Khadim Hussain Noori, Deputy Director of Public Relations 1
18-Dec-12 Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit Zamir Abbas 1 3
20-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Ashiq Abbas, Lines Area 1
20-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Abbas Daryani 1
20-Dec-12 Balochistan Quetta Riaz Hussain 1
21-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Abdur Rehman Hazara killed in Jinnah Hospital Emergency War 1
22-Dec-12 Punjab Faisalabad Jafar Ali and Haider Ali, two brothers 2
23-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Azmat Ali 1
23-Dec-12 Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit Nayyarr Ali Khan s/o Muhammad 1
24-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi 3 including two brothers in Paper Market Nazimabad Hasnain and Qamar, Muhammad Hussain 3
25-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Syed Shahid Hussain Zaidi ,30, killed in Orangi town . He was a vegetable vendor by profession. Nearly a year and half back his brother Majid Hussain Zaidi was killed. 1
26-Dec-12 Balochistan Quetta Ghulam Rasool killed in Hazar Ganji area 1
29-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Two young brothers ,both sons of Shaheed DSP Sadiq Shah came under attack of yazidi terrorists near Murghi Khana ,Landhi town. Athar Shah died, Mazhar shah injured 1 1
30-Dec-12 Balochistan Mastung Bomb attack on 3 buses of pilgrims 40 25
30-Dec-12 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Fayaz Hussain MBA of Hangu was called for a fake job interview in Peshaawar 1
30-Dec-12 Sindh Karachi Jawad Husasin Naqvi killed in Orangi Town 1
31-Dec-12 Punjab Chiniot Malik Mukhtar Hussain was target killed durning a mourning procession 1 4
2012 Direct target killed 630
2012 20% of others killed 820
2012 Total Shias killed 1450
2013 Data
05-Jan-13 Punjab Chiniot Chiniot: S Moazzam Ali who was injured in firing incident on 31st Dec 2012 succumbs to injuries. 1
07-Jan-13 Balochistan Quetta Quetta:@Spini Road, One Momin Abbas Ali Embraced martyrdom and 3 momin injured when Yazeedi terrorists opened fire on taxi. 1 3
07-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Murtaza Alwani Embraces Shahadat. 1
07-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Ali Raza killed 1
08-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Imran Abbas 1
09-Jan-13 Balochistan Khuzdar Zawar Shah killed in fron of his shop 1
09-Jan-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Dr Syed Riaz Hussain Sah of Parachinar 1
09-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Syed Ali Haider Jafferi killed in north karachi 1
10-Jan-13 Balochistan Quetta Quetta:Twin Blasts at Alamdar Road ::91 Shahadats &190+Injured 91 190
15-Jan-13 Balochistan Quetta 15-Jan-2013 – Quetta: Injured Injured of Alamdar Road Blast Ahmed Wais 1
15-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Karachi:Syed Qamar-ul-Hasan(Asghar Ali) 1
15-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Karachi: Hussnain Shah killed 1
16-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Ibne Hasan killed 1
16-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Maqbook Ahmed 1
17-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Karachi: 2 Shia known as Raza and Kazim Shah were injured 2
18-Jan-13 Balochistan Khuzdar Shaban Ali killed 1
19-Jan-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Session Judge Ahtesham Ali injured 1
22-Jan-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Dr.Shahnawaz Akhunzada killed 1
22-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Habib Ali killed 1
23-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Hasan Alam killed 1
25-Jan-13 Sindh Khairpur LeJ terrorists attack on Imam bargah, 4 Shia were injured 4
26-Jan-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Ashiq Hussain injured 1
26-Jan-13 Sindh Hyderabad Hussaini Chowk, Alam Hazrat Abbas was burnt by 2 terrorists
26-Jan-13 Punjab Muzaffargarh Zahid Naqvi was injured 1
27-Jan-13 FATA Parachinar Syed Hamid Hussain 1
29-Jan-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Abbottabad 2 Shia Ali Raza and Afsar Khan injured 2
30-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Karachi: Alamdar Road Quetta Injured Hakim Raza dies 1
30-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Waqar Hussain killed 1
31-Jan-13 Sindh Karachi Karachi:Iqbal Masood President Anjuman-Tableegh-e-Muhammad embraces Martyrdom 1
01-Feb-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu 24 killed & 40 + Injured in attack on Shia mosque 28 40
01-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Mehdi Abbas killed 1
01-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Karachi: Syed Ali Hasan killed 1
02-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Sarwar Hussain killed 1
04-Feb-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Another Injured Momin Malik Kamal of Friday Blast dies 1
05-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Zahid Ali injured 1
06-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Aleem Jafri killed, 2 injured 1 2
06-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Afzal Naqvi killed 1
07-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Zahid Jafri killed 1
07-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Blast in car of Navy Official Asif Kazmi &his wife are critially injured. 2
08-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Allama Fazal Abbas martyred in hand granade attack by SSP terrorists 1
08-Feb-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Senior Advocate Malik Jarrar Hussain 1
09-Feb-13 Sindh Noshero Feroze Attack on Shia mosque, Shia Alam insulted
09-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Qmar Raza killed 1
09-Feb-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Charsadda Basheer Bachaa killed 1
11-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Abdi Ali injured 1
11-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Mukhtar Ali 1
12-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Ghulam Raza & his wife injured by LeJ terrorists 2
12-Feb-13 Punjab Lahore Waqar Haider (Bank Manager in Soner Bank) martyred 1
12-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Sibt-e-Hasan injured 1
13-Feb-13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.Khan Dera Ismail Khan: Younus Kazmi’s Martyred Body Found 1
14-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Anwer Abbas martyred 1
14-Feb-13 Sindh Tando Adam Tando Adam:Shia Ulema Council Leader Qaisar Chughtai Martyred. 1
15-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Ansar Hussain 1
15-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Sibtul Hasan 1
15-Feb-13 Punjab Rahimyar Khan 6 Shias injured by firing by Malik Ishaq and his supporters 6
16-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Anjuman-e-Karwan Hussain General Secretary Syed Hasan Naqvi Martyred. 1
16-Feb-13 Balochistan Quetta Hazara Town blast (85 Shia Hazara + 25 non-Hazara Shia killed) 110 200
17-Feb-13 Sindh Karachi Rizwan Abbas Embraces Shahadat. 1
18-Feb-13 Punjab Lahore Dr Ali Haider and son killed 2
19/02/2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Safdar Ali Kazmi 1
19/02/2013 Sindh Karachi Adil Jaffari 1
22/02/2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Fiaz Hussain Zaidi 1
25/02/2013 Sindh Karachi Malik Ikhlaq Hussain 1
25/02/2013 Sindh Shikarpur 4 shias Martyred 4
27/02/2013 Sindh Karachi Danish Hussain Zaidi 1
01 March 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Akbar Ali 1
01 March 2013 Balochistan Quetta Abdul Rasheed(Hazara town Blast) 1
02 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Haider 1
02 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Hasnain 1
02 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Hashim(Wounded) 1
02 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Daad 1
02 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Dr. Sajjad Hasan 1
02 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Dr.Hadi Afzal 1
03 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Abbas Town Blast 28 Shia/23 Sunni 51 55
03 March 2013 Sindh karachi Lt. Commander Syed Azeem Hasan 1
03 March 2013 Balochistan Quetta Wali Khatoon Fatima(Hazara town blast) 1
04 March 2013 Sindh Hyderabad Rehan Zaidi(Wounded) 1
04 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Karrar Hussain 1
04 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Khawar Raza 1
04 March 2013 Sindh Karachi 17 Shia Wounded in Firing by SSP 17
06 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Haid and Ali Hussain Kazmi Wounded 1
07 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Nawazish Ali 1
11 March 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Syed Abbas(Sajid Naqvi’s Naphew) 1
12 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Ijaz Hussain 1
13 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Khawaja Mursaleen 1
14 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Arshad Ali 1
18 March 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Syed Zaheer Abbas Naqvi 1
18 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Sibte Jaffar Zaidi (Poet,Marsiya Goh) 1
18 March 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.KHAN Malik Riaz Hussain 1
19 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Ahmed Hussain Zaidi 1
20 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Imran Abbas Naqvi 1
20 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Minhaj Ali 1
23 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Mutaqi Raza 1
25 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Asghar Raijani 1
25 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Asghar Raijani’s 2 Body Gaurds Wounded 2
27 March 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Khawaja Imran Shaheed/Son Rizwan Wounded 1 1
29 March 2013 Sindh Karachi Kamran Abbas 1
02 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Ashraf Hussain Zaidi 1
02 April 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Syed Zulqarnain Haider 1
03 April 2013 Punjab Sialkot Ahtisham Haider 1
06 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Jaffar Hussain 1
06 April 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.KHAN Syed Ejaz Hussain 1
07 April 2013 Punjab D.G.KHAN Baqir Abbas (15 yr) 1
09 April 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa D.I.KHAN Syed Abid Hussain Shah(Wounded) 1
12 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Maulana Ghazanfar Ali 1
12 April 2013 Balochistan Mach Bolan Khadim Ali 1
13 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Mussarat Abbas And Qalb e Abbas 1
15 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Murtaza Hassan 1
18 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Hussain Mehdi Zaidi 1
19 April 2013 Balochistan Quetta Muhammad Bashir(Wounded) 1
25 April 2013 FATA Parachinar 1 Shaheed ,3 Injured in Bomb Attack 1 3
25 April 2013 Sindh Hyderabad Riaz Hussain 1
27 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Hassan Kashmiri 1
27 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Maulana Baqir Zaidi n Driver Injured in Attack 2
27 April 2013 Sindh Karachi Qasim Jaffari 1
28 April 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat Attack on Shia Candidate Office(10 Shaheed) 10
01 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Chamal Ali And Hafeez Ullah 1
03 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Shakeel Jan(Advocate) Ahmad Jan(Advocate) Son And Father 2
05 May 2013 Balochistan Quetta Asad Ali 1
07 May 2013 Balochistan Quetta Syed Abbas Shah 1
08 May 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu Bomb Attack on Shia Neighborhood (8 Wounded) 8
09 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Murtaza Injured In Firing Attack by SSP Taliban 1
10 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Ali Abbas 1
20 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Sajjad Hussain 1
21 May 2013 Balochistan Quetta Ehwaz Ali(S.H.O) 1
22 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Abbas Haider Jaffari 1
26 May 2013 Punjab HasilPur 6 Shia Injured in an Attack by SSP Taliban on Imam Bargah 6
26 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Arshad Naqvi 1
27 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Advocate Kosar Saqlain,Aon Abbas(15yr), M.Abbas(12y) 3
28 May 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Attack on Shia ImamBargah , 3 Shia’s Martyred 3
28 May 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Agha Mir 1
28 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Syed Yasir Iqbal 1
28 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Dr.Ahsan injured with 12 Yr Daughter Laibah in Firing by SSP 2
31 May 2013 Sindh Karachi Ashghar Ali Martyred in an Attack by SSP on Shia Neighborhood 1
Total Shia killed in first 5 months of 2013 (till 31 May 2013):403; Injured: 560
Total Shia Genocide from 1963 till 31 May 2013: 21470

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