Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. They scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Human Rights Watch is an independent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all. Human Rights Watch has worked in Afghanistan for several decades, on a wide range of issues including war crimes and impunity, women’s rights, torture, justice reform, freedom of association and freedom of speech.