Poland: Escalating Threats to Women Activists

Click to expand Image Protesters hold a banner of Strajk Kobiet (Women’s Strike) during a protest in Warsaw on March 8,  International Women’s Day, organized by the Women’s Strike (Strajk Kobiet) against the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party and the decision of the Constitutional Court. © 2021 Attila Husejnow / SOPA Images / Sipa […]

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 […]