Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Reject stoning, flogging, amputation and other Taliban-era punishments

Afghanistan’s proposed reinstatement of atrocious punishments would mark a dangerous return to legalized state brutality, Amnesty International said today as it urged the authorities to reject such plans. Afghanistan’s proposed reinstatement of atrocious punishments would mark a dangerous return to legalized state brutality, Amnesty International said today as it urged the authorities to reject such

Afghanistan: Reject stoning, flogging, amputation and other Taliban-era punishments - 26 novembre 2013

Headline Title:  Afghanistan: Reject stoning, flogging, amputation and other Taliban-era punishments   Afghanistan’s proposed reinstatement of atrocious punishments would mark a dangerous return to legalized state brutality, Amnesty International said today as it urged the authorities to reject such plans. Media Node:  Afghan MOJ Story Location:  Afghanistan 36° 5' 30.2064" N, 68° 9' 33.048" E “Stoning and amputation are always torture, and so is flogging as practised in Afghanistan. All these forms of punishment are strictly prohibited under international human rights treaties which are binding on Afghanistan ” Source:  Horia Mosadiq, Afghanistan Researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Ma, 26/11/2013 URL:  Afghanistan: War crimes investigations crucial to any security pact with USA Description:  News story, 20 November 2013 URL:  Amnesty International recommendations on the situation in Afghanistan Description:  Open letter, 8 October 2013

Afghanistan. Pour tout accord de sécurité avec les États-Unis il faut enquêter sur les crimes de guerre

Les dirigeants afghans qui se réunissent cette semaine à Kaboul devraient exiger des comptes pour les crimes de guerre que les forces armées des États-Unis auraient commis en Afghanistan, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les dirigeants afghans qui se réunissent cette semaine à Kaboul devraient exiger des comptes pour les crimes de guerre que les forces armées des États-Unis auraient commis en Afghanistan, a déclaré

Afganistán: Las investigaciones sobre crímenes de guerra son cruciales en cualquier acuerdo de seguridad con EE. UU.

Los líderes afganos que se reúnen esta semana en Kabul deben exigir que se rindan cuentas por los crímenes de guerra presuntamente cometidos por las fuerzas militares estadounidenses en el país, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional. Los líderes afganos que se reúnen esta semana en Kabul deben exigir que se rindan cuentas por los crímenes de guerra presuntamente cometidos por las fuerzas militares estadounidenses en el país, ha

Afghanistan: War crimes investigations crucial to any security pact with USA

Afghan leaders meeting in Kabul this week should demand accountability for war crimes allegedly committed by US military forces in the country, said Amnesty International. Afghan leaders meeting in Kabul this week should demand accountability for war crimes allegedly committed by US military forces in the country, said Amnesty International.

Afghanistan: War crimes investigations crucial to any security pact with USA - 20 novembre 2013

Headline Title:  Afghanistan: War crimes investigations crucial to security pact with USA Afghan leaders meeting in Kabul this week should demand accountability for war crimes allegedly committed by US military forces in the country, said Amnesty International. Afghan leaders meeting in Kabul this week should demand accountability for war crimes allegedly committed by US military forces in the country, said Amnesty International. Media Node:  Loya Jirga Story Location:  Afghanistan 35° 59' 17.0952" N, 69° 12' 49.9212" E “The proposed bilateral security agreement offers Afghans a crucial opportunity to press for greater transparency and accountability for war crimes allegedly committed by US troops” Source:  Horia Mosadiq, Afghanistan Researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Me, 20/11/2013 URL:  Afghanistan: Protection of civilians must improve as security transition looms Description:  News story, 9 October 2013 URL:  Afghanistan: Amnesty International recommendations on the situation in Afghanistan Description:  Open letter, 8 October 2013 URL:  NATO must address human rights in meeting on Afghanistan’s future Description:  News story, 3 June 2013

Afganistán: La protección de la población civil debe mejorar en la transición en materia de seguridad

El Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU debe garantizar que la protección de la población civil y la promoción de los derechos humanos ocupan un lugar central en las iniciativas afganas e internacionales en Afganistán, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional. El Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU debe garantizar que la protección de la población civil y la promoción de los derechos humanos ocupan un lugar central en las iniciativas afganas e internacionales

Afghanistan. La protection de la population civile doit s’améliorer dans le contexte de la transition sécuritaire

Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies doit veiller à ce que la protection de la population civile et la promotion des droits humains soient deux axes directeurs des efforts déployés par la communauté internationale et les autorités afghanes en Afghanistan, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies doit veiller à ce que la protection de la population civile et la promotion des droits humains soient deux axes directeurs des efforts déployés par la commu

Afghanistan: Protection of civilians must improve as security transition looms

The UN Security Council must ensure that the protection of civilians and the promotion of human rights lie at the heart of Afghan and international efforts in Afghanistan, Amnesty International said. The UN Security Council must ensure that the protection of civilians and the promotion of human rights lie at the heart of Afghan and international efforts in Afghanistan, Amnesty International sai

Afghanistan: Protection of civilians must improve as security transition looms - 9 octobre 2013

Headline Title:  Afghanistan: Protection of civilians must improve as security transition looms The UN Security Council must ensure that the protection of civilians and the promotion of human rights lie at the heart of Afghan and international efforts in Afghanistan, Amnesty International sai The UN Security Council must ensure that the protection of civilians and the promotion of human rights lie at the heart of Afghan and international efforts in Afghanistan. Media Node:  Afghanistan Story Location:  Afghanistan 33° 50' 45.9024" N, 64° 9' 36.5616" E “As the security transfer from international to Afghan forces enters its final stage, it is essential that the Afghan government, ISAF and the USA ensure that all necessary safeguards are in place to prevent and account for rising civilian casualties. ” Source:  Horia Mosadiq, Amnesty International’s Afghanistan Researcher. URL:  Prominent policewoman another casualty for women’s rights in Afghanistan Description:  News, 16 September 2013 URL:  NATO must address human rights in meeting on Afghanistan’s future Description:  News, 3 June 2013 URL:  Afghanistan: Attacks on humanitarian workers must end Description:  News, 30 May 2013 URL:  Afghanistan: Medical personnel killed in attack Description:  News, 18 April 2013 URL:  Afghanistan: Urgent need to protect civilians following fresh attacks Description:  News, 9 April 2013