07 Feb Afghan War Crimes Survey
A report published last week by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission paints a bleak picture of the challenges facing post-conflict justice in that country. According to the report, 70 percent of survey respondents said they had been victims of what could be called a crime against humanity. Interestingly, however, only 40 percent of survey respondents favored prosecution of war criminals. Long-term peace and stability in Afghanistan require some form of justice. The question is what form it should take. The full text of the report can be found here.