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Thursday, August 18, 2005

Afghanistan: Protect Women Candidates
Boost Security Measures and Complaint Procedures as Campaign Launches

(New York)—As campaigning begins for the September 18 polls for parliament and provincial councils, the Afghan government and international monitors must take special measures to protect women from attacks and intimidation by the Taliban and regional warlords, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Afghanistan’s official election campaigning period kicks off today.


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