In sympathy with


16 abducted civilians, including:

Mullah Iman and religious scholar, Maulvi Muhammad Amen

late Friday evening on August 22/23, 2008 

in Chahardi village of the Batikot district, Nangarhar Province. U.S-led soldiers entered the village, detained over 16 civilians, and abducted them to a fate unknown. This was confirmed by Muhabat Khan, administrative officer of Batikot district. Local officials contacted the Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team in Jalalabad seeking release of the civilians. Locals consider such detentions as illegal and immoral. 

Abducted by U.S-led ground forces late at night