[JURIST] Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai [official website] demanded Saturday that all prisoners of war held by UK forces at Bagram Airfield [official website] be released into Afghan custody. The estimated number of detainees is more than 80. Karzai's spokesperson, Aimal Faizi, confirmed [press release] that Karzai instructed National Security Advisor Rangin Dadfar Spanta [Afghanistan Online profile] to ask the British Embassy in Kabul to hand over the prisoners by June 22. The British embassy responded that while it supports the...

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