Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): British Defense Minister James Hippie has told the media that if evidence is shared about the murder charges of 54 Afghans, this case will not be forgotten and will be fully investigated.
According to some news and reports that have been published in the media, British forces deliberately killed 54 civilians in Helmand province between November 2010 and May 2011.
The British Labour Party has called for an independent investigation into the killing of 54 Afghan civilians.
NATO has committed more killings in Afghanistan than the statistics presented
Bilal Karimi, the Deputy Spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, told the media that NATO forces have committed more killings than what is reported when they are stationed in Afghanistan.
He said: "The fact is that in the last 20 years, the factions that had a military presence here committed similar crimes in our country. This issue is not limited to only 54 people."
According to the statistics published by Reuters, during the 20-year presence of America and NATO, more than 30,000 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan.
This statistic includes casualties caused to civilians during wars, bombings and suicide attacks.
According to the statistics published by the Reuters news agency, in the last 20 years, the number of Afghan refugees has reached 11 million and 72 percent of Afghan people have fallen below the poverty line.