Political Violence at a Glance
In November, the Taliban government in Afghanistan announced the establishment of a military tribunal to enforce Sharia law. It will also handle complaints against Taliban police, army, and intelligence units. The developments in Afghanistan are not unique. Military courts have been a key feature of human rights abuses in India, Pakistan, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, and many other countries. Why are regimes of all types increasingly turning to military courts as a tool of repression?
Kyle, B. J. & Reiter, A.G. (2022, January 24). Why have military courts become such a popular tool of repression? Political Violence at a Glance. https://politicalviolenceataglance.org/2022/01/24/why-have-military-courts-become-such-a-popular-tool-of-repression/