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Asia: South & Central Afghan policemen sentenced to jail in connection with Farkhunda death

The attack sparked protests in Afghanistan and reverberated around the world, highlighting the brutality women face in the country's conservative society.

Allauddin Khan/AP

An Afghan judge on Tuesday sentenced 11 policemen to one year in prison for dereliction of duty during the mob killing of a woman in Kabul who was falsely accused of burning a Quran.