Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Taliban blocking aid, U.N. says

A tenth of Afghanistan is now off limits to aid workers because of Taliban strikes, The Associated Press reported Wednesday, citing a United Nations report.

According to the article, the report, released Monday, claims that “36 districts – including most of the east, southeast and south – are largely inaccessible to Afghan officials and aid workers.” As a result, many of those who are most affected by the conflict are out of reach of assistance.

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