Archive for September 16th, 2011

16/09/2011

U.S-Backed Afghan Police and Militia Behind Killings and Rape

Human Wrongs Watch

Militias and some units of the new US-backed Afghan Local Police are committing serious human rights abuses, such as killings, rape, arbitrary detention, abductions, forcible land grabs, and illegal raids by irregular armed groups.

This what Human Rights Watch (HRW) has reported from Kabul, stressing that the Afghan government and the U.S. “should sever ties with irregular armed groups and take immediate steps to create properly trained and vetted security forces that are held accountable for their actions.”

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