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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...



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