Assadullah Sarwari Freed from Prison: What chances of war crimes trials in Afghanistan?

Assadullah Sarwari, one of a handful of convicted Afghan war criminals, has been released from prison in Kabul. As head of the intelligence service immediately after the 1978 communist coup d’état, he was responsible for the torture and arbitrary execution of thousands of detainees. Yet, the lack of transparency and the irregular and illegal aspects … Continue reading Assadullah Sarwari Freed from Prison: What chances of war crimes trials in Afghanistan?