Afghanistan: Detainees transferred to torture: ISAF complicity?

Index Number: ASA 11/011/2007

Amnesty International has received reports of torture, other ill-treatment, and arbitrary detention by Afghanistan’s intelligence service. This report builds on research by Amnesty International into Afghanistan’s justice system and focuses on International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) detention and transfer policies. The cases highlighted in this report include allegations of torture by Afghan authorities of transferred detainees; incidents where ISAF states have lost track of transferred detainees; the difficulties in independently monitoring detainees in Afghan custody; and the practice of on the spot transfers without documentation.

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