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Getting human rights wrong is not an option

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Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel, 17 May 2012
Read ex-AIHRC commissioner Nader Nadery’s article pleading for a human rights priority in NATO’s Afghanistan strategy, criticising that the West, since the end of the Bonn process in 2004, has ‘refrained from exerting real political pressure on the government to comply with its international obligations and the Afghan Constitution’. Emboldened by this, ‘Afghan leaders have increasingly viewed justice and human rights as more of a luxury than an indispensable prerequisite for peace.’

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