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Human Rights on Capitol Hill - January 2022 Newsletter

January 14, 2022 |USA

In this photograph taken on November 16, 2021, people walk past the ruins of destroyed houses in Arzo village on the outskirts of Ghazni. - Rural areas such as Arzo bore the brunt of the two-decade conflict that saw Taliban insurgents face US, NATO and Afghan forces, with civilian casualties inflicted by both sides. - TO GO WITH: Afghanistan-Conflict-Poverty, SCENE by Elise BLANCHARD (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP) / TO GO WITH: Afghanistan-Conflict-Poverty, SCENE by Elise BLANCHARD (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images)
On Dec. 15 Amnesty International released No Escape: War Crimes and Civilian Harm During the Fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban. The report draws from Amnesty International’s on-the-ground research in Afghanistan and is supplemented by virtual interviews with survivors and victims’ families.