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Afghanistan Torture

A Twitter Essay On Torture In Afghanistan You Just Have To Read

Posted 05.14.2014 | World

Few words are necessary when the facts speak for themselves. So when Afghanistan reporter Matthieu Aikins saw the recent New York Times report of a 23...

Torture Allegations Behind Karzai's Ban Of U.S. Special Forces

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

By Dylan Welch and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Two days after masked men burst in to Bibi Shereen's house and took her son ...

Report: Afghan Authorities 'Beat, Shock And Twist Genitals' Of Prisoners

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities are still torturing prisoners, such as hanging them by their wrists and beating them with cables, the Un...

Luke Johnson

New Afghanistan Report Raises Questions About Detainees

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

A new report finds that U.S. forces have transferred Afghan detainees to facilities where evidence of torture was found, in violation of a ban against...

Girl Severely Tortured By Family To Receive Medical Treatment In India

AP | By RAHIM FAIEZ and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A 15-year-old Afghan girl severely tortured for months by her in-laws in an attempt to force her into prostitution will be sent ...

UN: Detainees Tortured In Some Afghan Prisons

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Beatings, electric shocks and other forms of torture were administered to suspected Taliban fighters in some Afghan-run det...

Torture Allegations Move NATO To Suspend Prisoner Transfers In Afghanistan

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A NATO decision to stop transferring detainees to some Afghan-run detention centers is unjustified and damages the handover...

DOD Ordered To Release Detainee Torture Photos

ACLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal court today ordered the Department of Defense to release photographs depicting the abuse of detainees by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan...