Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Spreading war displacing higher numbers of Afghans

Violence is spreading across Afghanistan and has forced thousands of people to flee their homes this year, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Wednesday, citing the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC).

The ICRC says that at least 13,000 people have been forced to abandon their homes since January 2008.

“There is growing insecurity and a clear intensification of the armed conflict, which is no longer limited to the south but has spread to the east and west,” said ICRC President Jakob Kellenberger.

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