Political Risk

Afghanistan to free 37 Taliban prisoners soon despite US protests

“Afghanistan said on Monday it expects to release within two weeks a first batch of alleged Taliban prisoners whom the US says are responsible for dozens of Nato and Afghan deaths. Kabul announced on January 9 that a total of 72 detainees held at Bagram jail near Kabul would be freed due to lack of evidence, and an official said on Monday that 37 were to be released initially.”

Source: Afghanistan to free 37 Taliban prisoners soon despite US protests | GulfNews.com

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