Friday, August 08, 2008

Serious Concern Over Rising Civillian Casualties in Afghanistan

The Agency Coordinating Body For Afghan Relief (ACBAR), which claims to represent 100 national and international NGOs working in Afghanistan, has expressed grave concern about the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and the serious impact on civilians. They report a surge in the number of civilian causalities caused by all sides, a spread of insecurity to previously stable areas, and increasing attacks against aid agencies and their staff.

Their statement on the Protection of Civilians in Afghanistan can be accessed via