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Taleban leader’s orders to reduce civilian casualties “hypocritical”

Headline Title:  Taleban orders to reduce civilian casualties “hypocritical" 08 November 2011 Claims from Afghanistan’s Taleban leadership that the movement is trying to minimise civilian casualties do not match the group’s actions, Amnesty International said today.In a message to mark the religious festival of Eid, the Taleban leader, Mullah Omar, issued a detailed list of steps his commanders should take to stem the rising number of civilian deaths, the vast majority of which are caused by the Taleban and other insurgent groups.Mullah Omar implied that the majority of those…

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