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Ex-female inmates call shelter house another jail

Ex-female inmates call shelter house another jail

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May 06, 2014 - 17:44

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Released from the Badam Bagh prison in Kabul and shifted to a shelter house, many womeninfo-icon on Tuesday said they felt captive in the new place.

As many as 29 women have been released in compliance with a presidential decree issued on the 22nd anniversary of Mujahidin Victory Day.

Supreme Court official Syed Murad Sharifi urged the released female inmates not to commit any crime in future.

Some of the women reunited with families and those having no home of their own were taken to the women’s shelter house.

Tayiba, one of the released women, said she did not wish her release until her family members were found.

She added she had to stay at the shelter, which she called another prison.

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