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U.S. Rebuked on Afghans in Detention

A human rights group on Sunday accused American forces in Afghanistan of detaining at least 1,000 Afghans and other people over the past two years in “a climate of almost total impunity” that it contends violates international human rights law. A spokesman for the American military in Afghanistan disputed the findings. In a 60-page report issued Sunday, the group, Human Rights Watch, also called on the United States military to release the results of investigations into the deaths of three Afghans in American custody in 2002 and 2003. Initial military medical investigators declared two of the deaths homicides. The report also said it had received “numerous reports” of American forces relying on faulty intelligence or using “excessive or indiscriminate force” that resulted in avoidable civilian deaths and the detention of innocent people. Full Story

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