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Report: Pakistan Police Abuses Against Afghan Refugees 'Skyrocketed'

New York-based Human Rights Watch alleges police abuses against Afghan refugees in Pakistan have “skyrocketed” during the past year. The HRW report calls for Pakistan to act decisively to end what the rights group terms the “rampant police harassment.” HRW describes the situation for Afghans residing in Pakistan as “increasingly precarious.” The international rights defender says it based its findings on interviews with refugee families, including those who had returned to...

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