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Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:14 PM

Afghanistan criticised for spate of executions

Source: bbc

Six prisoners have been hanged in Afghanistan, bringing to 14 the number of executions in the past two days, officials say.

Human rights groups have condemned the hangings as cruel and inhuman. They have raised concerns about the safety of some of the convictions.

Executions have been rare since the Taliban fell in 2001.

Officials told the BBC that those hanged were criminals, not militants linked to the Taliban or al-Qaeda.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20425514

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:57 PM

1. "those hanged were criminals, not militants linked to the Taliban or al-Qaeda."

And what exactly were those crimes? Taking some eggs? Stealing a goat?

But yet the Taliban and/or al-Qaeda would kill men, women and children in a heartbeat? Rape women?

...I don't even know where to begin to rant.

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Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:30 PM

2. What a sad fucking mess...

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