Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Torture of detainees in Afghanistan persists: UN

Image result for US Military torture AFGHANISTANTorture of detainees in Afghanistan persists: UN | Pajhwok Afghan News

According to UNAMA, the prisons are administered by the National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghan National Police (ANP) and other Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) across the country.
More than a third of the interviewees gave credible accounts of being subjected to torture or ill-treatment. As many as 45 percent of those detained by police alleged they had been tortured or ill-treated -- the highest level documented since 2010.

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