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Logar Students’ Sexual Abuse Investigations Must Start Immediately, Human Rights Activists

Logar Students’ Sexual Abuse Investigation Must Start Immediately: Human Rights Activists

PUL-E-ALAM – A number of human rights activists and the defenders of children’s rights in Afghanistan asked the government to immediately start investigation of the Logar school students’ sexual abuse case.
A joint press release published by the CMST, Najiba Foundation, Gahwara, Charmaghz and Book Cottage institutions says that the government must immediately start the investigation of the students’ sexual abuse case in Logar province, and the result must be shared with the public according to the predefined timeline.
The statement further added that another extensive research should be launched in the education sector across the country in order to identify and unveil the extent of such crimes.
The government must take necessary security measures for the children’s rights activists who disclosed the abuses, the statement urged.
This comers as that Mohammad Mosa Mahmoodi and Ehsanullah Hamidi, the two defenders of human rights in Logar were detained by Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) on the 21st of November while they were in their way to visit the European Union Ambassador.
The whistle blew after ‘Guardian’, a UK based news wire service published a tragic story about the sexual abuse of school students in the public schools of Logar, located in the east of Kabul city.
The illegal detention of the two rights defenders by the Afghanistan NDS sparked anger and tensions at national and international levels where HRW, US and German Embassies in Kabul asked for the immediate release of Mahmoodi and Hamidi.
(Sahar News)

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