The Hazara people are an ethnic group located mainly in central Afghanistan. There are also small groups living in Iran and Pakistan. They are believed to be the descendants of Genghis Khan’s army. The word Hazara is believed to have steamed from the word ‘Hazar’ Which in Persian means thousand (refuring to the Mongol military).
Hazara PeopleHazara people are a turkic ethnic group living in Afghanistan. There are also Hazara communities in Pakistan, Iran, India, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. Hazara people have faced genocide and violence often having to flee from there homeland in Afghanistan.