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The Killing of Farkhunda

August 5th, 2015

Episode 1094 of 1365 episodes

Farkhunda, a 28-year-old Afghan woman and religious scholar, was beaten to death in the streets of Kabul in March this year. She had reportedly been arguing with a Mullah about the practice of selling charms in front of a mosque. He accused her of burning the Koran.

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