Torture Reports Halt US-Afghan Detainee Transfer

Human rights abuses could stop funding for Afghan troops

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 17, 2013 3:10 AM CST

(Newser) – Amid word of inhumane treatment, including torture, the US has halted the transfer of detainees to some Afghan prisons, the New York Times reports. And with Afghan leader Hamid Karzai seeking internal control of detention, the decision is likely to further strain the countries' relationship....   Read full story »

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