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UN: Afghanistan Makes 'Some Progress' in Preventing Torture

The United Nations says Afghanistan has made "some progress" in efforts over the last two years to prevent torture and ill-treatment at government detention facilities, but more than one third of those detained still report being mistreated. "More remains to be done, however, and I welcome the new administration's immediate attention to end these practices,” said the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) chief Nicholas Haysom in a report issued...

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