Atrocities in Afghanistan

August 26th, 2002 – 9:36 pm
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“But stories of a deeper horror came from the prisoners themselves. However awful their conditions, they were the lucky ones. They were alive. Many hundreds of their comrades, they said, had been killed on the journey to Sheberghan from Konduz by being stuffed into sealed cargo containers and left to asphyxiate. Local aid workers and Afghan officials quietly confirmed that they had heard the same stories. They confirmed, too, persistent reports about the disposal of many of the dead in mass graves at Dasht-e Leili.”

While kicking out the Taliban regime, we allied ourselves with people who are just as bad, and sometimes worse.

Read the whole article here. [And let me know if the link eventually doesn’t work.]

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