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Afghan Officials Probe Abuse Allegations Against Dostum

The Afghan government announced late Tuesday that it had launched an investigation into allegations a former provincial governor was abducted, tortured and raped by security officials acting under the authority of First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum. The announcement by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office came after U.N., U.S. and  European Union officials in Kabul condemned the alleged abuses and called for a swift investigation. Hours earlier, the victim, Ahmad...

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