In Pakistan, detainees are vanishing in covert jails

(From Boston Globe)

Niaz Bibi’s son disappeared into the night, whisked away by Pakistani soldiers who accused him of being a Taliban fighter. For 18 anguishing months, she could find no word of his fate. Then she got a phone call.

Dozens of people who have been accused of being Taliban fighters have died in military detention amid accounts of torture, starvation and extrajudicial execution

Dozens of Pakistanis who have been accused of being Taliban fighters have died in military detention

“Come to Kohat prison,” said the man on the other end. “Tell nobody.”

At the prison, in northwestern Pakistan, she was directed to a separate, military-run internment center where her son, Asghar Muhammad, was brought to her. They touched hands through a metal grill, and she wept as he reassured her that he would be home soon.

But when the phone rang again, one month later, an official delivered the crushing news. “Your son is dead,” he said. “Come collect his body.” Read More

 



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