(AFGHANISTAN) Massacre Report: Fighters massacred nine ethnic Hazara men after taking control of Ghazni province last month, Amnesty International said today #AceNewsDesk report | Ace News Services


#AceNewsReport – Aug.21: On-the-ground researchers spoke to eyewitnesses who gave harrowing accounts of the killings, which took place between 4-6 July in the village of Mundarakht, Malistan district. Six of the men were shot and three were tortured to death, including one man who was strangled with his own scarf and had his arm muscles sliced off.

#AceDailyNews says Afghanistan: #Taliban responsible for brutal massacre of Hazara men according to new Amnesty International investigation

The brutal killings likely represent a tiny fraction of the total death toll inflicted by the Taliban to date, as the group have cut mobile phone service in many of the areas they have recently captured, controlling which photographs and videos are then shared from these regions.

The cold-blooded brutality of these killings is a reminder of the Taliban’s past record, and a horrifying indicator of what Taliban rule may bring,

Agnés Callamard