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Prevent Afghan Torture, Enforce Leahy Law
Petition Background (Preamble):
Current US policy violates the Leahy Amendment to the Foreign Appropriations Act and Defense Appropriations Act (Sec. 563, P.L. 106-429 and Sec. 8092, P.L. 106-259, 2001).
We, the undersigned, call on you to immediately invoke the Leahy Amendment to end funding or training for units of the Afghanistan National Security Directorate, armed forces, and police engaged in torture or gross violations of human rights until all necessary corrective steps have been taken, including steps to bring those responsible to justice.
The Prevent Afghan Torture, Enforce Leahy Law petition to Hillary Clinton, Patrick Leahy, White House, Members of Congress, Media was written by Tom Hayden and is in the category Politics at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: torture, peace, justice, pakistan, afghanistan, iraq, yemen, somalia, drones, drone strikes, obama, war, wars, troops, congress, libya, house, senate, senators, representatives