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Afghanistan Prisoners

65 'Dangerous' Inmates Freed Over U.S. Objections

AP | By KAY JOHNSON | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Disregarding heated American protests, Afghanistan released 65 accused militants from a former U.S. prison on Thursday, de...

Afghanistan To Release 72 Prisoners Considered A Threat By U.S.

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday ordered the release of all but 16 prisoners from a group of 88 detainees that th...

U.S. Military Detained More Than 200 Afghan Teenagers

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- The U.S. military has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers who were captured in the war for about a year at a time at a military prison...

Afghan Commission Accuses U.S. Of Abusing Detainees

AP | By KAY JOHNSON | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan investigators accused the American military Saturday of abusing detainees at its main prison in the country, bolstering c...

Ryan Grim

Former Afghan Detainees Speak Out About U.S. "Acts Of Torture" (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Abdul Raqeeb, a former prisoner held for two years by US forces in Afghanistan, is speaking out against his brutalization at the hands of his captors....