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New Afghanistan Report Makes Unsettling Accusation

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A new report finds that U.S. forces have transferred Afghan detainees to facilities where evidence of torture was found, in violation of a ban against such transfers.

The report, conducted by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission with assistance from the Open Society Foundations, found 11 "credible cases" of U.S. forces transferring individuals to NDS Kandahar in violation of a July 2011 order suspending such transfers. Four of them reported being tortured in NDS custody. The commission is an organization consisting of a group appointed by the government but independent by law. click here to read the full story

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