Afghanistan: Taliban Abuses Cause Widespread Fear

Click to expand Image A Taliban member watches as women demonstrate for human rights in Herat, Afghanistan, September 2, 2021.  © 2021 AFP via Getty Images (New York) – The Taliban in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat are committing widespread and serious human rights violations against women and girls, Human Rights Watch and the San […]

Afghanistan: Taliban Target Journalists, Women in Media

Click to expand Image Afghan journalists film at the site of a bombing attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021.  © 2021 AP Photo/Rahmat Gul (New York) – Taliban forces are deliberately targeting journalists and other media workers, including women, in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said today. Threats and attacks against journalists across the country […]

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 […]