Karzai Calls for Torture Investigation

But skeptics doubt it's a serious effort

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 22, 2013 2:19 PM CST

(Newser) – Hamid Karzai has ordered an investigation into reports of torture at Afghanistan's prisons, in the wake of a UN report claiming that nearly a third of detainees NATO had transferred into Afghan custody had been abused or tortured. But the team Karzai appointed includes...   Read full story »


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