January 21, 2022

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The United States and its allies have raised concerns about illegal executions in Afghanistan

The United States and its allies have raised concerns about illegal executions in Afghanistan

The United States and its Western allies blamed the Taliban on Saturday “Brief execution” of former members of the Afghan security forces, Expressed by human rights organizations.

“We are deeply concerned about that Reports of brief executions and enforced disappearances of former members of the Afghan security forces, Documented by Human Rights Watch and others, ”reads reports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Great Britain and Japan, among others, published by the US State Department.

Countries insisted that human rights were being violated They “contradict” the general amnesty for previous security forces announced after the Taliban seized power In August, the US-backed government of Kabul and its military collapsed in Afghanistan.

“We underscore the seriousness of the human rights abuses and the Taliban’s amnesty,” the panel said. Calls on the new rulers of Afghanistan to ensure that the amnesty is implemented And must be recognized “nationwide and at all levels of it.”

The US State Department has released a statement signed by several countries
The US State Department has released a statement signed by several countries

Earlier this week, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released the report Report documenting brief executions or enforced disappearances of 47 former members of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), other military personnel, police and intelligence agents “surrendered or arrested by Taliban forces” from mid-August to October.

“Complained cases should be investigated promptly and transparently. Those responsible must be held accountable and these actions must be clearly publicized as a deterrent Immediate future massacres and disappearances, ”said the signatories, including Canada, New Zealand, Romania, Ukraine and several European countries.

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“We will continue to measure up to the actions of the Taliban.”They pointed out.

Unfulfilled promises

The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in August When the government collapsed, it had the support of the United States.

His turn was near Twenty years after they were expelled by US forces, They have brought to an end a fundamentalist mandate that has been denigrated for its cruel treatment of women, its inability to defend human rights and its harsh interpretation of Islam.

The situation of women and girls in Afghanistan has also raised international concern
The situation of women and girls in Afghanistan has also raised international concern

Today’s Taliban leaders are eager to gain international respect. They have promised that their regime will be different.

But The new government continues to carry out violent punishments and the United Nations has expressed concern On “credible charges”, the Taliban have carried out revenge killings since the victory.

HRW points out in its report Taliban leaders have ordered security forces to register the surrender. In order to verify your contact with certain military units or special forces and obtain a letter guaranteeing your safety.

They returned to power in August, almost 20 years after they were ousted by US forces.
They returned to power in August, almost 20 years after they were ousted by US forces.

“However, The Taliban used such tests to arrest and, in short, execute or forcibly disappear. Within days of their registration, their bodies are left to be found by family members or communities, ”the organization explained.

Washington held talks with Taliban officials earlier this week The austerity urged the Islamic group to provide access to education Women and girls across the country.

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Was about Second round debate, This has been the case in Doha since US troops withdrew from Afghanistan.

He also “expressed himself Deep concern over allegations of human rights violationsThe U.S. spokesman said.

(With information from AFP)

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