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NATO halts Afghanistan detainee transfers after torture claims

07 September 2011 NATO's decision to end detainee transfers to Afghan prisons highlights the international forces' failure to boost the rule of law in Afghanistan. NATO’s decision to suspend transferring detainees to Afghan forces due to reports of systematic torture highlights the international community’s failure to provide for basic rule of law in Afghanistan, Amnesty International said today. The decision was announced on Tuesday after a leaked UN report detailed systematic torture at some government-run detention centres. Amnesty International has consistently called on the NATO-led…

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