U.N.: Afghan torture persists
Little progress reported in curbing abuse at prisons
Posted: January 21, 2013 at 5:18 a.m.
The United Nations said Sunday that Afghan authorities were still torturing prisoners, using methods such as hanging them by their wrists and beating them with cables, a year after the U.N. first documented the abuse and the Afghan government promised detention changes.
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