This explosive video comes hot off the press from Physicians for Human Rights, and accompanies James Risen's story in today's New York Times alleging that the Bush administration "impeded at least three federal investigations into an alleged massacre of as many as 2,000 prisoners in Afghanistan."
PHR has been investigating the 2001 Dasht-e-Leili massacre of "hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Taliban prisoners of war by the forces of an American-backed warlord [General Dostum]" for nearly 8 years. The organisation has fought a tireless campaign to have the investigation into the massacre reopened.
Obama Administration officials stated Friday that there were no grounds for investigating further, but PHR's Deputy Director, Susannah Sirkin, said: "US military and intelligence personnel were operating jointly and accepted the surrender of the prisoners jointly with General Dostum’s
forces in northern Afghanistan. The Obama Administration has a legal obligation to determine what US officials knew, where US personnel were, what involvement they had, and the actions of US allies during and after the massacre. These questions, nearly eight years later, remain unanswered.”
Watch the video, and then read more and take action at AfghanMassGrave.org.