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Group: U.S. Supports Afghan Governor Accused of Torture

A U.S.-based human rights group accuses the United States of supporting a governor in western Afghanistan who allegedly has ordered political arrests and torture of detainees. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.
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