Taliban withdraws protection from Red Cross in Afghanistan

FILE PHOTO: An Afghan man receives aid from the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies after an earthquake, in Behsud district of Jalalabad province, Afghanistan October 28, 2015. REUTERS/Parwiz/File Photo

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its security guarantee for the International Red Cross in Afghanistan after it said the organisation neglected prisoners holding a hunger strike in the Pul-e Charkhi prison in Kabul. It said the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) had failed to pressure prison officials […]

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