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Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths
Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths

A new Amnesty International report criticizes the U.S. government for not properly investigating civilian casualties its forces inflicted in Afghanistan. The report, called "Left in the Dark" and released at a Kabul news conference on Monday, calls on the United States to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the civilian deaths. Several of the cases could constitute war crimes, the report said. Speaking at the Kabul Star Hotel, Horia Mosadiq, chief Afghanistan researcher for the London-based human rights group, said only two of the 125 Afghan eyewitnesses whom Amnesty International spoke with were interviewed by U.S. military investigators. In total, the report...

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