World Poetry Movement Hazaristan

Kamran Mir Hazar Talk at the Asian Congress of the World Poetry Movement Dear Fellow Poets in Asia and Across the Globe, Dear Coordinators of the World Poetry Movement, and Directors of International Poetry FestivalsFirst, I would like to pay my respect to all Hazara victims of ongoing genocide, ethnic cleansing, forced displacement, and discrimination. […]

An Open Letter from the Poets World-wide to the Hazara, Civil and Human Rights Organizations, Immigration Authorities, and World Leaders

We poets from around the world, proclaim to the Hazara people, that we are in full solidarity with your civic and cultural movements to protect your human rights. We are aware that you are victims of systematic crimes, including genocide, slavery, forced displacement, discrimination, and the invasion of your homeland, Hazaristan. However, like the movements […]

Poems for the Hazara: A Multilingual Poetry Anthology and Collaborative Poem by 125 Poets from 68 Countries

Chain poem and poetry anthology dedicated to the Hazara people

Edgardo Nieves-Mieles, Puerto Rico Károly Sándor Pallai, Hungary Mohammed Bennis, Morocco Elias Letelier, Chile Manuel Silva Acevedo, Chile Santosh Alex, India Vupenyu Otis Zvoushe, Gweru,Zimbabwe Juan Diego Tamayo, Colombia Etnairis Ribera, Puerto Rico Emilce Strucchi, Argentina Raquel Chalfi, Israel Lucy Cristina Chau, Panama Germain Droogenbroodt, Belgium/Spain Micere Githae Mugo, Kenya Elsa Tió, Puerto Rico Alfred […]

An open letter from World-wide Poets addressed to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, and President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Dear Sirs, After more than a century of systematic crimes such as genocide, slavery, sexual abuse, war crimes, and discrimination, being a Hazara still appears to be a crime in Afghanistan and Pakistan. As recently as Thursday, January 10, 2013, more than one-hundred Hazara were killed in an organized terrorist attack on the city of […]

Kabulavis drives fra Valdres

Afghanistans eneste usensurerte nyhetsside på nett drives fra Øystre Slidre i Valdres. MADELEINE CEDERSTRØ Afghanistans eneste usensurerte nyhetsside på nett drives fra Øystre Slidre i Valdres. Journalisten Kamran Mir Hazar kjemper en daglig kamp for menneskerettigheter i hjemlandet, via pc-en i Valdres. Hver eneste dag bruker Kamran Mir Hazar flere timer foran datamaskinen. Han oppdaterer […]

Kamran Mir Hazar to speak at Nobel Peace Center, Oslo

By Robert Maier Published in Kabul Press (Monday 24 March 2008) Kamran Mir Hazar, founder and publisher of, the most read Dari news site in Afghanistan has been invited to appear at a special event titled “Dangerous Words” at the noted Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway on Thursday April 24 from 7pm-9pm. He […]

Is Karzai Sacrificing the Freedom of the Press?

Journalists in Afghanistan under Duress The freedoms that independent media in Afghanistan have struggled to achieve over the past few years are now melting away like snow in the sun, writes Martin Gerner from Kabul “The conditions of my imprisonment were those of a small-scale Guantanamo,” said Kamran Mir Hazar, “with four persons crammed into […]


PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY 10 AUGUST 2007. Reporters Without Borders voiced relief on learning that blogger and website editor Kamran MirHazar was freed yesterday after being held for nine hours and interrogated by the National Directorate of Security (NDS). “Hazar’s arrest was arbitrary and illegal,” the press freedom organisation said. “We are relieved about his release but we condemn […]

IFJ condemns abduction of Kabul reporter Kamran Mir Hazar, previously detained by state security agency

10 August 2007 ALERT (IFJ/IFEX) – The following is an IFJ media release: IFJ condemns abduction of Kabul reporter Kamran Mir Hazar The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is shocked to learn of the detention under murky and suspicious circumstances of Kamran Mir Hazar, chief editor for a popular news website in Kabul and reporter […]