CJP Saqib Nisar Takes Suo Moto Notice of Hazara Community Target Killings

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ISLAMABAD: CJP Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of the targeted killings of the Hazara community in Quetta.

CJP Saqib Nisar noted that the Hazaras do not get admission in universities, cannot go to schools and hospitals. While hearing a case CJP Saqib Nisar remarked are they not citizens of Pakistan? He said that he will hear the case on May 11 in Quetta. He also said Hazaras are very scared and that is why have not submitted a request to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court summoned a report on the matter from the Balochistan government, police and Interior Minister. Chain incidents of targeted killings spread terror among citizens of Quetta specifically the Hazara Community. At least six people were killed and three wounded in different incidents of targeted killings in last few days.


Hazara Community in Quetta has been holding protests through out the city against the acts of terror. Other from the sit-in outside the assembly, a social activist Advocate Jalila Haider was leading a hunger strike by Hazara community women outside the Quetta Press Club.

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