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October 19, 2012
Urgent steps are needed if Afghanistan is to avoid a repeat of the deaths among children and adults in the country’s displacement camps that occurred during last year’s bitterly cold winter.
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October 17, 2012

Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA executive director, issued the following statement in response to news reports that a young Afghan woman in Herat province was beheaded because she refused...

September 20, 2012
The public flogging of a 16-year-old girl by a local mullah in Afghanistan is abhorrent and testifies to the precarious situation of women and girls in Afghanistan.
Press Release
September 13, 2012

Amnesty International calls on Afghanistan’s Parliament to delay its vote to appoint a new national intelligence director until it carries out a thorough and transparent investigation into claims o...

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