Reign of terror against Hazaras
in Herat by Taliban


In mid May 1999, Taliban after suppression of a pre-empting Iran-backed coup by Hezb-e-Wahdat (lackeys of Iran) in Herat, started a purge against the Shiites. The Taliban armed forces carrying out house to house search and arrest of Shiite minority civilians. According to recent news from RAWA supporters in Herat, hundreds of Hazaras Shiites have been imprisoned and dozens of them have been publicly executed by the Taliban.

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Tens of Shiite people have been publicly executed by Taliban in Herat province
A victim of Talibanís atrocities in Herat.


A victim hanged on a tree in the city


A victim hanged in the middle of the city


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