Tagged: civilian casualties

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Coalition forces are not doing enough to prevent abuses by Afghan forces and have been too slow to address the issue as they prepare to hand over responsibility for security, Oxfam and other agencies said today.

Press Release

In response to the US Government's Afghanistan strategy review made public today, international humanitarian organization Oxfam is concerned about the lack of provisions for civilian protection as well as long-term support for healthcare, education, and women's rights.

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Fifty year old Gulzaman sits beside his orphaned daughter in their home in Katuq village, Badakshan. Credit: Alixandra Fazzina/Oxfam

The planned troop surge in Afghanistan could see more Afghans suffering in the conflict unless international military forces prioritize the safety of civilians in all their operations.

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