On 3 January 2021, a tragic incident occurred in which 11 Hazara coalminers were kidnapped and brutally massacred by Islamic militants. In response to that, the Hazara community protested for six consecutive days in minus temperature. The victims were members of a minority Shia community, the Hazara, repeatedly targeted by extremists because they are followers of Shia Islam. It was not the first time that the Hazara community was targeted by terrorism, and every time they protested and appealed to the state to give them justice. Braving the biting cold, the mourners, including women and children, have refused to leave until the premier visits and the killers are brought to justice. Unfortunately, PM Imran Khan remarked with ignorance that "We have accepted all of their demands. [But] one of their demands is that the dead will be buried when the premier visits. I have sent them a message that when all of your demands have been accepted [...], you don't blackmail the prime minister of any country like this." When he was not a PM, he visited the mourners of the same Hazara community and criticized Asif Ali Zardari back in 2013, who was the PM. Now that he becomes PM himself (Imran Khan), he also becomes ignorant and hypocritical by calling the deceased mother, sister, brother, and father "Blackmailers", who lost their loved ones. There is a saying that "If you cannot say something nice, do not say anything". In conclusion, PM Imran Khan used poor words to show his ignorance rather than supporting and showing empathy to the deceased ones. I have also attached links to some resources and see yourself the faces of Blackmailers.
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