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Press Release
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...

News
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...

News
September 13, 2012
Afghanistan’s Parliament must not appoint a new national intelligence director before investigating claims of his involvement in torture and other abuses.

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