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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 06:08pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Paris Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at a US military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior US official said on Sunday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to discuss what Bergdahl has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528036/us-soldier-bowe-bergdahl-says-he-was-tortured-taliban-captors
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Bowe Bergdahl smiling in photo with Afghan militant chief while captive

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:06pm by Reuters

    ... had been treated with kindness in captivity. "Bowe #Bergdahl was really impressed when he saw the hospitality of #Taliban He first thought that he will be tortured But he was wrong," the Twitter post said. "He was not shackled in Chains neither was he Tortured, Rather He was Free." Another photo of him with a Taliban commander showed him looking haggard and worried. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552145/bowe-bergdahl-smiling-photo-afghan-militant-chief-while-captive
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... tied behind his back and he had clearly been tortured. "He was killed with brutality," Wafa said in London last week, where she came to meet politicians and policymakers to discuss ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545758/rights-advocates-fear-rollback-womens-gains-afghanistan
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan tells US special forces to leave restive Maidan Wardak province

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Kabul Special forces told to leave restive province after reports of civilians being tortured, disappeared US elite unit gets marching orders The Afghan government has ... civilians being tortured or disappeared. Officials in Maidan Wardak- a province bordering Kabul where security has deteriorated over the past year- had presented evidence to President Hamid Karzai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1157885/afghanistan-tells-us-special-forces-leave-restive-maidan-wardak-province
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US anger as Afghanistan releases 65 alleged Taliban fighters from Bagram prison

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... called Bagram prison a “Taliban-producing factory” and alleged that some detainees were tortured into hating their country. Before the release, the US military described the men as “dangerous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427119/afghanistan-prepares-free-jailed-insurgents
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan's intelligence chief wounded in assassination bid

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 09:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... by President Hamid Karzai in August and approved by parliament despite objections from Western rights groups and accusations that he tortured detainees. The intelligence agency confirmed the attack. ... its approval of Khalid, asking lawmakers to investigate claims of his “involvement in numerous alleged acts of torture and other grave human rights violations”. The London-based rights group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1099298/afghan-spy-chief-wounded-assassination-bid
  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan roadside bomb hits bus killing nine

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 02:54pm by AFP

    ... and their Afghan militia colleagues of torturing and murdering people. On March 30, the US military pulled out of one district in Wardak as part of a deal with Karzai although no dates have been announced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1209927/afghan-roadside-bomb-hits-bus-killing-nine
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US hands control of Bagram airbase prison to Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to give his second time but described himself as an influential elder in his hometown in the eastern province of Nangarhar. "I have heard the same from other prisoners who were tortured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1033647/us-hands-control-bagram-airbase-prison-afghanistan

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