Tuesday, 19 May 2015

11 Afghanistan policemen jailed for mob lynching of woman in Kabul

Protesters holding banners in front of the supreme court in Kabul during a rally on March 24,2015
Judge Safiullah Mojadedi sentenced 11 policemen to one year in jail for their role in the mob killing of a woman in Kabul. About 49 people were charged over the death of a 27 year old woman name Farkhunda, she was brutally beaten to death at a Kabul shrine after being falsely accused of burning a Quran and these 11 policemen were also among the 49 people.
Her death was widely prostested in KAbul, with some of the prostesters wearing mask bearing the image of her bloodied face, candlelight vigils were held in her memory .

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