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DW News published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan’s Hazara people targeted for their faith | DW News” – below is their description.
Afghanistan’s Hazara people live in constant fear of being targeted by militants, because of their faith. They are a Shia minority in Sunni majority Afghanistan and have long been discriminated against.
An Islamic State affiliate has even declared war on them and is behind a series of deadly bombings against the community. But now with NATO troops beginning to pull out from the country, the fear is, the situation will only get worse for them.DW News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Afghanistan
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.