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Afghan Fighters Accused of Rights Abuses

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Afghan Fighters Accused of Rights Abuses

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Afghan Fighters Accused of Rights Abuses

Afghan Fighters Accused of Rights Abuses

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Afghan militia fighters — some reportedly paid to serve as guides for U.S. forces in the region — are being accused of human rights abuses against villagers, according to a Los Angeles Times report. The allegations range from theft to physical assault and torture. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and L.A. Times reporter Paul Watson.