03 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 7, 1435

The Quetta bombings united people from different countries to speak out against the killings of members of the Shia community. “Silence is no longer an option," exclaimed some members who participated in these protests. Here are a few images sent to Dawn.com from contributors and participants around the world.

Picture shows a protest placard that demands effort from the UN to act against the bombings. The protest took place in New York City. - Photo by Sadef Ali Kully/Dawn.com
Picture shows a protest placard that demands effort from the UN to act against the bombings. The protest took place in New York City. - Photo by Sadef Ali Kully/Dawn.com
Around 300 people in downtown Toronto protest against Shia genocide in Pakistan. ?Photo by Hamid Rizvi for Dawn.com
Around 300 people in downtown Toronto protest against Shia genocide in Pakistan. ?Photo by Hamid Rizvi for Dawn.com
Children who join the protest outside the Counsul General Pakistan in New York City, USA. ?Photo by Shehzad Hameed Ahmad for Dawn.com
Children who join the protest outside the Counsul General Pakistan in New York City, USA. ?Photo by Shehzad Hameed Ahmad for Dawn.com
Women making a stand against the killing of Shias in New York City. ?Photo by Sadef Ali Kully/Dawn.com
Women making a stand against the killing of Shias in New York City. ?Photo by Sadef Ali Kully/Dawn.com
Protest outside Pakistan High Commision, London. ?Photo by Sabeen Ibrahim for Dawn.com
Protest outside Pakistan High Commision, London. ?Photo by Sabeen Ibrahim for Dawn.com
This is a picture from the Washington DC protest. Mr. Shuja (pictured) and his family lost two of their family members, Muhammad Ali Khan and Mazhar Ali Khan.?Photo by Arsalan Ali Faheem for Dawn.com
This is a picture from the Washington DC protest. Mr. Shuja (pictured) and his family lost two of their family members, Muhammad Ali Khan and Mazhar Ali Khan.?Photo by Arsalan Ali Faheem for Dawn.com
Protesters outside the Pakistani Consulate Office demand the Consulate General to come out from his office and speak. ?Photo by Sarwat Hassan for Dawn.com
Protesters outside the Pakistani Consulate Office demand the Consulate General to come out from his office and speak. ?Photo by Sarwat Hassan for Dawn.com
Despite the protest being called on Monday at 11am, where offices and educational centres are open, hundreds of children, youth and working people turned up to show their support for the Shia community in front of the Pakistani Consulate Office, Sydney. ?Photo by Sarwat Hassan for Dawn.com
Despite the protest being called on Monday at 11am, where offices and educational centres are open, hundreds of children, youth and working people turned up to show their support for the Shia community in front of the Pakistani Consulate Office, Sydney. ?Photo by Sarwat Hassan for Dawn.com

Comments (3) (Closed)


rafiq
Jan 14, 2013 02:15pm
killing of innocent people in the name of religion is sad and an barbaric act
Turk
Jan 15, 2013 01:14am
Pakistan has no face!
Masood Baig
Jan 14, 2013 09:34pm
Government claims completion of completion of five years democratic rule-an achievement they are proud of. Never such bloody carnage happened in the history of Pakistan. Shame on you Oh prime minister and interior minister! Government of PPP has no justification to rule.