UN: 346 Afghan Children Killed in 2009, More Than Half by NATO By DPA
She said 131 children were killed in airstrikes, while 22 were killed in nighttime raids by international special forces.
Afghan Senators Demand Execution of Foreign Troops By Juan Cole
Some senators went farther, demanding that NATO or US military men responsible for the deaths be executed. Senator Hamidullah Tokhi of Uuzgan complained to Pajhwok that the foreign forces had killed civilians in such incidents time and again, and kept apologizing but then repeating the fatal mistake: “Anyone killing an ordinary Afghan should be executed in public.”
The Warlord’s Tune: Afghanistan’s War on Children By Mark Bannerman for Four Corners
Sexual slavery involving boys as young as 10 is being condoned and in many cases protected by authorities in northern Afghanistan.