Human Rights Watch: When the United Nations Committee against Torture grilled Afghanistan’s delegation last month about government efforts to curb torture, members asked about one person in particular: Gen. Abdul Raziq. That was no accident. Raziq, the Afghan National Police chief for the southern city of Kandahar, has become synonymous with systematic torture, extrajudicial killings, and
Tolo News: A number of lawmakers at Meshrano Jirga (Upper House of Parliament) on Sunday lent their support to Kandahar Police Chief General Abdul Raziq following a report by the United Nations Committee against Torture, calling Raziq a “patriotic and champion” police officer. The UN committee alleged that Gen. Raziq had used different methods of torture
Khaama Press: The provincial police chief of southern Kandahar General Abdul Raziq has said he will not return to Kandahar until Tarinkot city is fully cleared of Taliban insurgents. Tarinkot city is the provincial capital of southern Uruzgan province which witnessed heavy clashes last week as the Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated to capture its control. Click
Khaama Press: The provincial police chief of the southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq has reportedly put a ban on Pakistani Rupees in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. In the meantime the Dollar rates against the Afghani currency witnessed an unprecedented reduction in the main exchange market of Kabul city, Sarai Shahzada – Shahzada Market, today. Click
Tolo News: Kandahar police chief general Abdul Raziq on Sunday warned the wealthy in the province against paying their Zakat (charity) to the Taliban amid reports that businessmen, company owners and landholders were donating money to the Taliban and the Quetta Shura. He said that the money paid to the Taliban as charity funds the insurgents war.
Tolo News: General Abdul Raziq, Kandahar’s police chief, said on Wednesday that Pakistan is trying to create a third Taliban group in Afghanistan under the leadership of Mullah Qayoum Zaker. Raziq said that Pakistan was irked by the Taliban after they failed to take responsibility for some attacks in Afghanistan, including the deadly Shah Shaheed truck bombing