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bne IntelliNews – Hazara Mongols fearing extinction in Afghanistan dream of return to ancient homeland

Descended from the Mongols, the Hazara people are the most repressed ethnic minority in Afghanistan. Now, with the Taliban takeover, they fear for their lives. Many hope that the Mongolian government will help them escape to Mongolia.

The population of Afghanistan is composed of numerous ethnic groups, including Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Turkmen, Baluch, and others. Among them, the Hazara are considered the most persecuted, in spite of being one of the largest minorities, comprising around 4mn of the country’s population of 38mn. The Hazara follow the Shi’ite sect of Islam, while the majority of Afghanis follow Sunni. And this is one of the largest reasons for the repression.

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