Afghanistan

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
CIA-backed death squads in Afghanistan are allegedly behind mass atrocities in the country.
"The CIA has enabled abusive Afghan forces to commit atrocities including extrajudicial executions and disappearances."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A volunteer carries an injured youth to a hospital following a bomb blast in Haska Mina district of Nangarhar Province on October 18, 2019.
"Civilian casualties are totally unacceptable, especially in the context of the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Afghan villagers sit on the back of a vehicle carrying dead bodies to a hospital following an airstrike, in Lashkar Gah the capital of Helmand province on September 23, 2019.
"Don't kill us," said one local who survived the recent bombing in Helmand...

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Little noted by a mainstream media willfully blind to America's ongoing human rights abuses, Mohamedou Ould Slahi's "endless world tour" of detention and torture over 14 harrowing years at Guantánamo may come to a close after being cleared Wednesday for release. The author of the searing Guantánamo Diary and reportedly Gitmo's most tortured prisoner, Slahi - it is vital we remember this - was never charged with a crime.