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New York Times: Flawed Justice After a Mob Killed an Afghan Woman (included Video "The killing of Farkhunda)

27. December 2015 Leave a comment
KABUL, Afghanistan — Farkhunda had one chance to escape the mob that wanted to kill her. Two Afghan police officers pulled her onto the roof of a low shed, above the angry crowd.But then the enraged men below her picked up poles and planks of wood, and hit at her until she lost her grip and tumbled down.Her face bloodied, she struggled to stand. Holding her hands to her hair, she looked horrified to find that her attackers had yanked off her black hijab as she fell. The mob closed in, kicking and jumping on her slight frame. [more…]
 This video contains scenes of graphic violence!!!!
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Categories: Afghanistan, Woman, Womans War

guardian: Afghan woman stoned to death for alleged adultery

3. November 2015 Leave a comment
Killing – shown in 30-second video of men hurling stones at woman – is blamed on Taliban, but activists say it may have been ordered by tribal leaders [more…]
Categories: Afghanistan, Stoned death

guardian: Afghan judges free three jailed for torture of child bride Sahar Gul

12. July 2013 Leave a comment

Three freed despite imprisoning, starving and burning girl sold into marriage as new laws could prevent relatives testifying against each other [more…]

Categories: Afghanistan, Human Rights

CNN: Bombers attack luxury hotel in Kabul

28. June 2011 Leave a comment

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Fighters armed with bombs and small arms attacked Kabul’s InterContinental Hotel, where they fought Tuesday with Afghan security forces, Chief of Criminal Investigation Mohammed Zahir told CNN.  [more…]

Categories: Afghanistan, Terror, Terrorism

Al Jazeera: Hotel in Kabul under attack

28. June 2011 Leave a comment

Six suicide bombers stormed the Intercontinental Hotel, popular with foreigners and officials, Afghan police say. [more…]

Categories: Afghanistan, Terror, Terrorism

Spiegel Online: Selbstmordkommando stürmt Luxushotel in Kabul

28. June 2011 Leave a comment

Ein Anschlag hat das vor allem von Gästen aus dem Westen besuchte Hotel Intercontinental in Kabul erschüttert. Nach Angaben der Polizei starben mehrere Menschen. Die radikalislamischen Taliban haben sich zu dem Angriff bekannt – das Kommando hielt die Anlage stundenlang besetzt. [mehr…]

Categories: Afghanistan, Terror, Terrorism

spiegel online: Zehn Tote bei Krawallen vor Bundeswehr-Camp

18. May 2011 1 comment

Im Einsatzgebiet der Bundeswehr in Afghanistan hat es einen tödlichen Zwischenfall gegeben. Bei einer Kundgebung vor einem Lager der Deutschen kamen mindestens zehn Menschen ums Leben. Afghanische Polizisten, aber auch deutsche Soldaten sollen auf gewalttätige Demonstranten geschossen haben. [mehr…]

Categories: Afghanistan, War