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Amendment to draft law demanded

Amendment to draft law demanded

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Feb 11, 2014 - 14:49

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The United States on Tuesday expressed its concern at the draft Criminal Procedure Code, a piece of legislation that undermines womeninfo-icon’s protection.

“Like others, we are extremely concerned about Article 26 of the draft Criminal Procedure Code,” the US embassy said, adding it had raised its concerns with the Afghan Parliament and the government. 

In a statement, the embassy hoped to see the language amended. “We will continue to urge the government of Afghanistaninfo-icon, as we do in countries around the worldinfo-icon, to uphold its human rights commitments and protect the rights of women and girls.”

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