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Afghanistan: Executions, amputations and possible deliberate and arbitrary killings

, Index number: ASA 11/005/1995

This report describes AI's concern about reported human rights violations in areas of Afghanistan controlled by the Taleban. In recent months, dozens of prisoners have received punishments including execution ordered by Islamic courts in areas of Afghanistan controlled by the Taleban. Several Hezb-e Wahdat have died in the custody of the Taleban, raising concern that they may have been killed deliberately. Twenty-two bodies discovered in a mass grave in Charasyab in March were believed to have been those of prisoners allegedly killed by the Taleban.

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