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Rights Group Warns Against Transfer of Afghan Jails

Posted January 10th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Human Rights Watch is warning that the control of Afghan-run prisons should not be transferred from Afghanistan’s Justice Ministry to the Interior Ministry, citing the heightened risk of torture and mistreatment of detainees. The New York-based rights group is urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai to revoke the decree that went into effect on Tuesday. Human […]

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