Graham Crouch: Hazara's of Afghanistan: 2013AprilGCstory_015

Images © Graham Crouch 2013 Sadiqa Nas (right) with her aunties Gulzewar and Mariam and neice Fatima at their family home in Kabul.  Ethnic Hazara's, who have often made up vast numbers of refugees to Australia, having been persecuted and driven from their homes in both Afghanistan as well as from Quetta in Pakistan where a lot of displaced Hazara fled to during the Taliban years. Hazara Shia muslims are looked down upon by the Sunni Pashto tribes that make up the population majority in Afghanistan.

Images © Graham Crouch 2013 

Sadiqa Nas (right) with her aunties Gulzewar and Mariam and neice Fatima at their family home in Kabul. Ethnic Hazara's, who have often made up vast numbers of refugees to Australia, having been persecuted and driven from their homes in both Afghanistan as well as from Quetta in Pakistan where a lot of displaced Hazara fled to during the Taliban years. Hazara Shia muslims are looked down upon by the Sunni Pashto tribes that make up the population majority in Afghanistan.