Skip to comments.U.S. Military Stops Sending Detainees to Some Afghan Prisons on Rights Fears
Posted on 01/16/2013 7:05:32 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee
KABUL, Afghanistan The American military has suspended the transfer of detainees to some Afghan prisons out of concern over continuing human rights abuses and torture, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said Wednesday in response to questions about the subject.
In addition, the American-led coalition said that it had asked the Afghan government to investigate allegations of torture by Afghan Local Police units that have been trained and advised by American Special Operations forces.
The moves were a setback on detention issues that have created tension between the countries, and on years of international efforts to promote humane treatment of prisoners. And under American law, the torture allegations could also set off significant financial aid cutoffs to parts of the Afghan security forces, which play a crucial role in plans for an American withdrawal that are based on handing over responsibility for security to the Afghans as early as this spring. . .
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3 paras and the scumbags at the Times don’t have the balls to mention the Obama administration.
Why should Americans look out for the rights of people who try to kill us and want us dead?
Give them to the Afghani’s with a red ribbon tied to them.
I would think the bigger problem with these Taliban detainees is local authorities turning them loose in exchange for cash bribes or in exchange for not having their police station blown up.
You are probably right.
Well, if they want these ragheads “free”, then simply let them go from a C130 at 1,000 feet.