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Afghanistan: Attack on hotel shows Taleban’s disregard for civilian life

Headline Title:  Afghanistan: Attack on hotel shows Taleban’s disregard for civilian life 22 June 2012 The deaths of 15 civilians in a Taleban attack on a hotel outside Kabul is a shocking reminder of why the Afghan government must work with the International Criminal Court to help bring to justice all those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, Amnesty International said.On Thursday night, armed Taleban fighters stormed the Spozhmay Hotel in the Lake Qargha area near the capital, taking dozens of hotel guests and staff hostage. In the ensuing siege…

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