On 10th December 2022, Rawadari officially commenced its work as an independent human rights organization with the tagline “For an Equal and Peaceful Afghanistan”.
Despite various challenges including the complex security situation in Afghanistan, shrinking civic space and restrictions on access to information, we have been able to consistently and continuously document human rights violations.
On 15th August 2021, the Taliban returned to power and as one of their decisions, they declared the annulment of most previous laws, including the laws that provided specific protection to the children.
This joint report was prepared in consultation/coordination with the following organizations or individuals, drawing on their primary areas of engagement and concern.
This report has been prepared to examine and analyse the human rights situation in Afghanistan, with a focus on significant events related to the violation of civil and political rights and the status of women’s human rights in the first six months of 2023.
This report aims to provide an accurate and comprehensive assessment of the performance of the Taliban’s judicial system and the state of access to justice for Afghan citizens, presenting comprehensive data and information regarding the changes in the judicial and legal framework in Afghanistan from August 15, 2021, to June 2023.
Habitullah Akhundzada, Taliban’s “Supreme Leader”, issued a verbal decree to change the Attorney General’s Office to the “General Directorate for Monitoring and Follow-up of decrees and directives”.
On the International Women’s Day 2023, Rawadari honours the brave and tireless struggles of the Afghan women for equality and rights. Women of Afghanistan are fighting for a better future for all Afghans despite restrictions that have been described as “tantamount to gender apartheid”, and despite lack of meaningful international support. Rawadari calls for local […]
Violation of the right to liberty and security of person is one of the main challenges and concerns in Afghanistan under the de facto rule of Taliban. These detentions have led to an environment of terror and fear among Afghan citizens.
Hundreds of citizens all over Afghanistan particularly in Kandahar, Panjshir, Nangrahar and Sar-e-pol provinces have been killed unlawfully, in targeted attacks and under suspicious circumstances in the period of August 2021-November 2022