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Afghanistan 10 years on: Slow progress and failed promises

Publication Date:  06 October 2011 The Afghan government and its international supporters must take concrete action to defend human rights. Teaser image:  Amnesty International Index Number:  ASA 11/006/2011 Ten years after a US-led military invasion removed the Taleban from Afghanistan, the Afghan government and its international supporters have failed to keep many of the promises they made to the Afghan people, Amnesty International said today.“Hopes were high in Afghanistan in 2001 following the international intervention but since then human rights gains have…

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