Administrator Samantha Power’s Meeting with Chairperson for the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission Shaharzad Akbar

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For Immediate Release

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala:‎

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power met with Chairperson for the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission Shaharzad Akbar to discuss the vital work of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission and the significant challenges Afghan civilians are facing, especially women, members of religious and ethnic minority groups, members of civil society, and nongovernmental organization workers in Afghanistan. Administrator Power underscored the U.S. commitment to continuing civilian, development, and humanitarian assistance and support for civil society, human rights and women.

Last updated: September 13, 2021

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