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Afghanistan: Taliban torture and execute Hazaras in targeted attack – new investigation

  • Six people killed during a night raid on a family home in Ghor province, including a 12-year-old girl
  • Ongoing Taliban killings indicate a pattern of attacks on ethnic minorities and members of the former security forces

Taliban fighters killed six Hazara people in a deliberate attack on the ethnic minority group in Afghanistan’s Ghor province, Amnesty International said today following a new investigation.

On 26 June 2022, the Taliban detained and unlawfully executed four men during a night raid operation in search of a former security official.

The body of at least one of those executed showed signs of torture.

A woman and a…

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