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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 01:08 PM

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"...a persistent lack of accountability for perpetrators of torture with few investigations and no prosecutions for those responsible,”... “The findings highlight that torture cannot be addressed by training, inspections and directives alone but requires sound accountability measures to stop and prevent its use. Without deterrents and disincentives to use torture, including a robust, independent investigation process, criminal prosecutions and courts’ consistent refusal to accept confessions gained through torture, Afghan officials have no incentive to stop torture.”


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