NATO should probe war crimes if it cares about human rights in Afghanistan



US-led coalition forces entered Afghanistan with the narrative of the "war on terror" following the September 11 attacks in New York City in2001. Since then, this nearly two decades old conflict has had a devastating impact on the lives of Afghan civilians. They have bore the brunt of this never ending war with constant human rights atrocities. Recent revelations that a handful of Australian elite soldiers conducted "competition killing" and "blood lust" and "inhumane and unnecessary treatment of prisoners" on Afghan civilians grabbed global headlines, and outraged Afghan people — causing an outpouring of grief and calls for justice. A four-year long investigation made by Major General...

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