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All parties of Afghanistan conflict failing at introspective investigation into alleged war crimes says ICC

The International Criminal Court said it had evidence of international forces subjecting detainees to physical and psychological abuse, reports Reuters.

The court has been investigating alleged crimes committed by all sides in Afghanistan since 2003.

The latest report by the ICC that US domestic investigations into alleged crimes committed in Afghanistan and not resulted in convictions or risen high up the chain of command.

Noting that there was also evidence of violations committed by Taliban and forces supportive of the Afghan government, the prosecutors added that all sides were failing to introspectively investigate allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity.