Human Rights Defenders in Exile: Taliban Poses a Potential Threat to Human Rights and Democracy

Hasht-E Subh Human rights defenders in exile issued a statement on December 10, which coincides with International Human Rights Day, saying that the Taliban, with their practices in the span of more than a year, have revealed that they are a potential threat to all values of human rights and democracy.

Human rights advocates in exile addressed the international community on Saturday in a gathering that the Taliban is the same terrorist group that 46 countries fought against for 20 years.

According to human rights activists in exile, extrajudicial killings, forced displacement, genocide, arbitrarily arrests, torture and rape are crimes widely committed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Since taking over of Afghanistan, the Taliban have been accused of gross human rights violations and war crimes. The Taliban continuously rejected this accusations.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.