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Worth Watching

According to the Panorama programme SAS Death Squads Exposed: A British War Crime? British Special Forces soldiers allegedly killed detainees and unarmed men in suspicious circumstances in Afghanistan. It alleged 54 such killings by one British SAS unit on a six-month tour in 2010-11. It also claimed that senior officers took no action. The former…
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Amnesty’s report Afghanistan: Death in Slow Motion: Women and Girls under Taliban Rule

This report makes for upsetting, if entirely predictable, reading as the executive summary states:   In less than a year, the Taliban have decimated the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan. Soon after they took control of the country’s government, the Taliban said they were committed to upholding the rights of women and girls. Yet…
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Amnesty Talk – Women and Girls in Afghanistan

Nigina Istanakzai-Zarifi presented a powerful, passionate and moving statement of the situation now faced by Afghan women and girls, and of the failure of the international community to address it. She said that from the moment the Taliban entered Kabul, life for women and girls changed and, of course, it is worse in the provinces…
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