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Taliban Killed Dozens of Former Gov’t and Allied Forces Workers Since Takeover

HeadlineJan 31, 2022

A new report from the U.N. finds over 100 people who previously worked for the Afghan government, its security forces or international military forces have been killed since last August’s takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban. The U.N. says more than two-thirds of them were killed extrajudicially by the Taliban or its affiliates, despite promises of amnesty by Taliban leaders. Civil society activists and journalists have also been targeted and killed.

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