Tag Archives: Kandahar

Afghan Forces Kill 50 Taliban Militants in Kandahar

Afghan security forces have killed at least 50 Taliban insurgents during military operations in southern Kandahar province, a senior police official said Thursday. Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Razeq said the operations were conducted last night in Maiwand and Panjwayi districts of Kandahar province at a time when Taliban insurgents …

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UN Torture Committee Calls for Prosecution of Kandahar’s Security Commander

The U.N. Committee against Torture said the police chief of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, General Abdul Raziq, should be prosecuted over allegations of torture and enforced disappearances. The committee’s report said, “the Committee is particularly concerned at the numerous and credible allegations indicating General Abdul Raziq, ANP Commander in Kandahar, as …

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