Conflict & Justice

Pakistani Activist Killed in Quetta Attacks


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Shiite Muslims in Pakistan are angrily demanding protection from the government after a wave of attacks left about 120 people dead on Thursday. Two blasts targeted Shiites in the city of Quetta.

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One of those who died there was human rights activist Irfan Ali, who was immediately mourned by fellow activists on Twitter.

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Marvi Sirmed, a human rights activist in Islamabad and friend of Irfan Ali.