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Caste panchayat strips, thrashes woman, lover

July 23, 2012

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632 A married woman and her paramour were tied to a tree, stripped half-naked and beaten up before a crowd of 1,000 people under orders of a caste panchayat in Udaipur. JAIPUR: A married woman and her paramour were tied to a tree, stripped half-naked and severely beaten up for nearly three hours before a […]

Taliban shooting a woman for adultery by shafie ayar

July 10, 2012

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Boy and girl killed in Afghanistan acid attack ‘over friendship’

March 31, 2012

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The attack is the latest incident to highlight the dangers still faced by many young men and women in conservative Afghanistan. (File photo) inShare19 By AFP Ghazni Afghanistan A 12-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy have been killed in an acid attack in Afghanistan, an official said Saturday, with witnesses claiming it was because of […]

What future for Afghan woman jailed for being raped?

January 14, 2012

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Two high profile cases of violence have sparked domestic and international outcry over the treatment of Afghan women, but campaigners fear a winding down of the military campaign will mean the international community will no longer be interested. Gulnaz gave birth to her daughter, Moska, in jail Outside it was a gloriously sunny winter’s day. […]