Amnesty International Raises New Warnings on Afghan Women’s Rights

April 7, 2015 6:14 AM

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The international human rights group Amnesty International says the Afghan government is doing nothing to stop a trend of escalating violence, sexual assaults and assassinations targeting women human rights activists in the country.

“While Taliban are responsible for the majority of attacks against women defenders, government officials or powerful local commanders with the authorities’ backing are increasingly implicated in violence and threats against women,” says Amnesty International in a report titled Their Lives On The Lin...

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