Sunday, March 20, 2005

Afghanistan has become the new Guantánamo Bay.

"Afghanistan: 'One huge US jail' is the hub of a global network of detention centres, the frontline in America's 'war on terror', where arrest can be random and allegations of torture commonplace."

"The detention system in Afghanistan exists entirely outside international norms, but it is only part of a far larger and more sinister jail network that we are only now beginning to understand," Michael Posner, director of the US legal watchdog Human Rights First.


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