Category Archives : Groups & People


Who are the Hazaras?

Recent news of the Hazara kidnappings in Afghanistan have brought the Hazara ethnic group to the forefront of media references without explanation of the origins of this group of people.     The Hazaras are an ethnic Central Asian people, primarily residing in Afghanistan but also occupying communities in Pakistan […]


Who Are the Assyrians?

Recent news of Daash kidnappings of 90-120 Assyrian Christians have brought the Assyrian ethnic group to the forefront of media references without explanation of the origins of this group of people.     Assyrians are descendants of the ancient Assyrian empire. The ancient Assyrians are one of the earliest Middle […]