Democracy Now: U.S. to Continue Indefinite Detention of Prisoners at Afghan Jail


The United States has confirmed plans to continue the indefinite detention of foreign nationals at a military prison in Afghanistan. Despite promoting an upcoming transfer of control to the Afghan government, the United States says it will retain authority over a section of the Parwan prison that holds some 50 foreigners. According to the New York Times, the United States is also continuing to jail and vet hundreds of Afghan prisoners detained in recent operations.

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~ by wheresthemic on September 6, 2012.

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