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Press Release
September 2, 2015

The public flogging of a man and a woman by local officials in western Ghor province in Afghanistan for “adultery” is abhorrent and Afghan authorities must hold to account those responsible.

Press Release
August 26, 2015

US authorities must ensure that the re-opened investigation into the alleged killing of some 18 Afghan civilians by US Special Forces is rigorous and thorough, Amnesty International said. The Afgha...

News
May 14, 2015

Last night’s deadly siege in a central Kabul hotel is a stark reminder of the Taliban’s contempt for human life, which comes amid a worrying new surge in the armed group’s targeting of civilians ar...

Report
April 6, 2015

Women human rights defenders in Afghanistan who face mounting violence - including threats, sexual assault and assassinations- are being abandoned by their own government despite the significant ga...

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