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Afghanistan: Taliban Takeover Worsens Rights Crisis

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Afghan women wait in a line to receive cash at a money distribution organized by the World Food Program in Kabul, Afghanistan, November 3, 2021.  © 2021 AP Photo/Bram Janssen (New York) – The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan accelerated the country’s human rights crisis and humanitarian catastrophe, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022. After the Taliban took control of the country on August 15, 2021, they rolled back women’s rights advances and media freedom – the foremost achievements of the post-2001 reconstruction effort. Many secondary schools…

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