Human Rights Watch Twitter Spaces

August 15, 2023 Afghanistan, Asia | Women's Rights

It's been nearly two years since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. The country has largely disappeared from the media, but it remains one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters. In this Space, we discuss t​​he humanitarian and economic crisis, restrictions on women's rights, and other human rights abuses in the country.

Taliban fighters fire into the air to disperse women protesters in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 13, 2022. © 2022/ AFP via Getty Images/Wakil Kohsar
May 11, 2023 Immigrants’ Rights and Border Policy, United States | Migrant and Refugee Children, Refugees and Migrants

After more than three years, US President Joe Biden’s administration is slated to end the mass expulsion policy known as “Title 42.” Ari Sawyer, Vicki B. Gaubeca, and Alison Leal Parker discuss the policy that upended decades of asylum law.

US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC on May 11, 2023.
May 10, 2023 Europe/Central Asia, European Union | Deforestation, Environment and Human Rights

How will a new EU law banning cocoa imports linked to deforestation and labor rights abuses impact production? In this Twitter Space, HRW discusses chocolate, deforestation and human rights.

Children stand among houses burnt during an eviction operation in the protected forest of Goin-Débé, Côte d'Ivoire, in January 2016.
May 9, 2023 Africa, Sudan | Arms, Attacks on Health, Crisis and Conflict, Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas, Refugees and Migrants

Fighting in Khartoum and elsewhere has put Sudan’s population at risk. In this Twitter Space, experts discuss the struggles facing Sudanese people, and the urgent need for international response to address the cyclical violence in the country.

Man stands next to building destroyed during fighting in Khartoum, Sudan