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    Jewish Cemetery In Karachi

  • Two American Muslim activists raise funds to repair vandalised Jewish cemetery

    Two American Muslim activists started a fundraising campaign to repair a Jewish cemetery which was vandalised recently, reported the Washington Post...

    “Through this campaign, we hope to send a united message from the Jewish and Muslim communities that there is no place for this type of hate, desecration, and violence in America,” said the fundraising page on the website LaunchingGood...

  • Vast Iraqi Shia cemetery grows with Islamic State war dead

    “I expect that these graveyards will be expanded as more fighting against Daesh looms in the horizon,” said Ali Abdul-Aali, the city official in charge of Najaf cemetery, using an Arabic acronym for the group...

    Gravediggers shrug off questions about how many people have been buried here since the cemetery's founding a 1,000 years ago, simply saying millions...

  • World War II cemetery

    IN my quest for exploring Karachi, I thought of visiting the World War II cemetery, located on Dalmia Road, Karsaz, Karachi...

    When I reached there, the security guard did not allow me to go inside the cemetery, saying that people are not allowed in...

  • Villagers block road over hurdles to cemetery relocation

    MANSEHRA: The people of Dubgran village on Wednesday blocked a major road in Mansehra during a protest against Wapda for blocking the relocation of the graves of their ancestors...

    The protesters claimed the administration had allotted them land for the purpose but Wapda had stopped them from using it to bury the remains of their relatives, whose graves come in the way of the Hassanabdal-Mansehra Motorway being constructed under the...
  • Sewage floods cemetery, damages graves

    BAHAWALNAGAR: A centuries-old cemetery along the shrine of Baba Farid Ganj Shakar’s grandson Baba Taj Sarwar Chishti is inundated with sewage damaging the remains of several graves there...

    Chishtian’s cemetery is reportedly 800 years old and one of the largest in Pakistan spanning over 411 acres...

  • Protest, blame game on cemetery land

    A protester told Dawn that Munshi along with his ‘goons’ in compliance with the area police was trying to build a health club and a marriage hall at the cemetery...

    “They have cut down about 50 trees on the cemetery, broken the gate and stolen the record of those buried there,” he said...

  • JuD blames ‘Jewish lobby’ for Yemen crisis

    PESHAWAR: Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Sunday accused the US and the ‘Jewish lobby’ of portraying the ongoing crisis in Yemen as a conflict between two major religious schools of thoughts...

    In fact the US and Jewish lobby are trying to depict the conflict a war between two sectarian groups,” he said while speaking at a ‘Pasban Harmain Sharifain Conference’ here on Sunday...

  • Artists revision Stalin’s ‘Jewish Autonomous Republic’

    MOSCOW: Austrian artist Leopold Kessler has built a car ramp, strong enough to hold a jeep, leading up to the window of a Soviet-era apartment in Russia’s remote ‘Jewish Autonomous Republic’ of Birobidzhan, envisioned by Stalin as a homeland for Communist Jews...

    In Moscow, elevators bring luxury cars to the penthouse doors of oligarchs, so why not do the same for the folks in Birobidzhan? The work is one of many produced during a...

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