HuffPost Live: Afghan Teens Detained

Hundreds of Afghan teenagers have been detained by the U.S. without any criminal charges to prevent them from returning to battle. Is this a violation of human rights?

AP: 200 Teens Have Been Detained in Afghan War

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. military has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers who were captured in the war for about a year at a time at a military prison next to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the United States has told the United Nations.

NYTimes: Karzai Orders Afghan Forces to Take Control of American-Built Prison

KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai ordered Afghan forces to take control of the American-built Bagram Prison and accused American officials of violating an agreement to fully transfer the facility to the Afghans, according to a statement from his office on Monday.

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