The EU, the US and 20 other countries, including Bulgaria, are concerned about the crackdown on people in Afghanistan
The United States and 20 other sites, including Bulgaria, have issued a joint statement showing concern over reports of former Afghan security forces killed and missing after the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan, Reuters reported.
Sign the statement of 21 countries and the lower unions refer to information about such encroachments, documented by Human Rights Watch and other human rights organizations. A November 30 Human Rights Watch report said more than 100 former police and intelligence officers had been killed or abducted without a trace by the Taliban since August 15 took control of Afghanistan.
In general, a statement issued by the US State Department and the German State Department stressed that such actions “constitute a serious violation of human rights and run counter to the amnesty announced by the Taliban.” “We call for an effective amnesty for former members of the Afghan security forces and former civil servants to ensure that it is respected throughout the country and by all their members,” the DPA said in a statement.
The parties, sign the statement, call for a full and transparent investigation of the allegations and bringing the perpetrators to justice. “We will continue to prosecute the Taliban according to their actions,” they warned. The document was also signed by Germany, France, Britain, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine.
The Taliban Interior Ministry has rejected the Human Rights Watch report, but said it would arrest anyone who is proven to have used violence against former members of the armed forces.