Asia: South & Central Mob attack on Afghan woman becomes rallying cry for justice

The brutal killing of a religious teacher outside a Kabul mosque – for what turned out to be fabricated charges – has caused widespread outrage. President Ghani condemned the killing and ordered an investigation.

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The brutal killing of a young woman in Kabul last week has become a rallying point for women’s rights activists in Afghanistan, renewing calls for Afghan authorities to better ensure women’s protection from violence throughout the country.