USA must grant Bagram detainees access to US courts - 16 September 2009The USA must grant all detainees held in US custody at the Bagram airbase in Afghanistan access to US courts and legal counsel, Amnesty International has said. Teaser image: The USA must grant all detainees held in US custody at the Bagram airbase in Afghanistan access to US courts and legal counsel, as they remain unable to challenge the lawfulness of their detent Files: Afghan prisoners at Supreme Court after leaving US base at Bagram, Kabul, Afghanistan, 2005
Comment: Afghan election outcome unclear, except for demand for human rights - 14 September 2009Millions of Afghans voted despite serious insecurity and tremendous logistical challenges, registering their commitment to a better life and to replacing bullets with ballots. As Afghan officials and the international community grapple with an ongoing election crisis amid allegations of fraud, Afghans face a rising tide of violence and violations of their human rights.
كان ملايين السكان الذين يعيشون في جنوب أفغانستان وشرقها، والذين تروعهم حركة «طالبان» وغيرها من جماعات
Milhões de pessoas que vivem no sul e no leste do Afeganistão, aterrorizadas pelos talibãs, por outros grupos insurgentes e por milícias locais ostensivamente aliadas do governo, sofre