(New York) -- As delegates gather in Germany to discuss the composition of a transitional government in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch issued a statement setting out key recommendations on human rights, accountability, the political engagement of women, and the reintegration of Afghan refugees.
“Afghanistan is at a real crossroads,” said Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch. “The delegates in Bonn must choose between a future of continued violence and lawlessness, or one grounded in principles of human rights in which those who commit atrocities are brought to justice. We urge the Bonn representatives to choose the latter.”
Key recommendations from Human Rights Watch include: