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Taliban ‘forcibly evicting' Hazaras and opponents in Afghanistan

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Human Rights Watch has logged illegal seizures of land and homes then given to Taliban supporters Thousands of people have been forced from their homes and land by Taliban officials in the north and south of Afghanistan , in what amounted to collective punishment, illegal under international law, Human Rights Watch has warned. Many of the evictions targeted members of the Shia Hazara community, while others were of people connected to the former Afghan government. Land and homes seized this way have often been redistributed to Taliban supporters, HRW said.
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