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Activists Document Sit-In by Families
of Bombing Victims in Pakistan

New York Times, by Robert Mackey

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/11/2013 9:44:19 PM

Hours after it started on Friday night, Pakistani television began to report on a protest in the city of Quetta, where relatives of scores of people killed in bomb attacks one day earlier sat beside coffins in the street, refusing to bury their loved ones until they received assurance that the state would protect them. As my colleague Salman Masood reports, most of those killed in Thursday’s twin bomb attacks were Shiite Muslims from the Hazara ethnic group. Hazaras in Pakistan have been the target of a murderous campaign by Sunni Muslim extremists from the Taliban and a related militant group,

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Slaughter is the best way to describe these human outrages. And, not burying bodies immediately is symbolic to these people, as well as it makes them targets in the freezing weather for the Taliban and a group called Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who say they are to blame for the killings. Where is the UN and Amnesty International, etc.?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 1/11/2013 10:20:51 PM     (No. 9111833)

"until they received assurance that the state would protect them..."

No wonder they are victims.

They need to get enough guns and learn to protect themselves.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/12/2013 4:32:36 AM     (No. 9112039)

A grieving family is a grieving family,I don´t care which part of the world they´re in,you have to have some empathy for it.

Violence has become a substitute for people not having anything constructive to do with their lives,the same with addictions.Nature abhors a vaccum and so it´s filled by religious fanatics,like the element of radical Islam and liberalism,trying to undo the Constitution because it inhibits an anything goes society,the liberals worship.

Big Islam has known since Obama got elected that they had a friend in the WH and the war on terror was over..Obama enabled the worst elements of Islam to take over Egypt.He´s treated the Taliban like a friend and now they have a reign of terror in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Foreign fighters and allies of alqueda are invading Syria and Obama calls them freedom fighters.

Low info voters look at this stuff and say it´s over there and none of our business. They overlook the fact that the world is closer due to globalization and advanced technology..

It wouldn´t surprise me at all if at some point Obama orders drone hits on his own people.That´s how deranged him and his muslim allies are.These people share a common hatred of Israel and white American conservatives.

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