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To those who deny and dilute Shia Genocide In Pakistan

Pakistani Shiite Muslim shout slogans to protest against the bombing which killed 89 people, in Quetta on February 18, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites refused for a second day Monday to bury victims of a devastating bomb attack on their community, demanding protection against record levels of sectarian violence. AFP PHOTO/ ARIF ALI (Photo credit should read Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistani Shiite Muslim shout slogans to protest against the bombing which killed 89 people, in Quetta on February 18, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites refused for a second day Monday to bury victims of a devastating bomb attack on their community, demanding protection against record levels of sectarian violence. AFP PHOTO/ ARIF ALI (Photo credit should read Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

 

If you want to understand why some of us insist upon the term ‪#‎ShiaGenocide‬, spare a few minutes to read about ‪#‎BlackLivesMatter‬.

‪#‎AllLivesMatter‬ is a seemingly noble and inclusive term, but it implies that all lives are equally at risk, which isn’t the case; hence #BlackLivesMatter is more appropriate. Those that insist upon #AllLivesMatter are either oblivious to structural racism or consciously ignore it.

Similarly, #ShiaGenocide emphasises on a systemic, targeted campaign aimed at killing Shias exclusively for their beliefs. Some common Pakistanis (including Shias) may lose their lives in indiscriminate acts of terrorism, but Shias are killed discriminately and separately on a routine basis as well; hence the term #ShiaGenocide.

Shia Genocide Database:

Shia Genocide Database: A detailed account of Shia killings in Pakistan from 1963 to 31 December 2018 – by Abdul Nishapuri