Afghan Turk School Students, Teachers Arrested In Herat
According to officials from the school a number of NDS and police forces arrived at the school on Sunday morning and arrested students and teachers. They were taken to the local police HQ.
Security forces in Herat also confirmed the arrests. No details were given on exactly how many students or teachers were arrested.
Herat governor’s spokesman Jelani Farhad said that based on a court order, security forces took control of the school based on its links to the Fethullah Gulen movement.
Meanwhile, Afghan-Turk CAG Educational NGO issued a statement shortly after the arrests and condemned the move. They said it was against the constitution, civil law, criminal code and other applicable laws and international norms.
In February Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education (MoE) formally handed over the management