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U.N.: Afghan Detention Facilities Must Curb Torture

For the second year in a row, a U.N. study has found widespread abuse and torture of prisoners in Afghan detention facilities. Despite efforts by the Afghan government and NATO to rein in torture, some sites saw an increase over the previous year. As a result of the findings, NATO is suspending the transfer of detainees to certain Afghan facilities.
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