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September 13, 2012
Afghanistan’s Parliament must not appoint a new national intelligence director before investigating claims of his involvement in torture and other abuses.
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August 31, 2012

A 12-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl were reportedly beheaded by unknown assailants on Thursday.

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July 18, 2012
An Afghan soldier who killed five French soldiers in January has been sentenced to death by a military court. Amnesty International urges Afghan authorities to commute the sentence.
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July 13, 2012

The assassination of a prominent female official is a major setback to the fragile advances in human rights in Afghanistan.

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