Afghanistan: CIA-Backed Forces Commit Atrocities

Expand A car burned during a raid by the Khost Protection Force in Tani district, Khost province, Afghanistan, July 28, 2019. © 2019 Stefanie Glinski (New York) – United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-backed Afghan forces have committed summary executions and other grave abuses without accountability, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. These strike forces have unlawfully […]

Syria: US Coalition Should Address Civilian Harm

Expand Destroyed house from US-led coalition strike that killed 13 civilians in Tal al-Jayer, Syria in July 2017. © 2019 Sara Kayyali/Human Rights Watch (Beirut) – The United States-led coalition against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) should address the harm to civilians during military operations in Syria, Human Rights Watch said today. Independent […]