Mentally Ill Afghan Woman Beaten to Death by Mob of Men 

A 27-year-old Afghan woman was buried Sunday after being beaten, pushed off a roof and stoned to death by an angry mob of men who believed she had been burning a Quran. The woman, known only as Farkhunda, was mentally ill, according to her family. The men who killed her then tied her body to a car, dragged it to a… » 3/23/15 3:10pm 3/23/15 3:10pm

Afghan Women Would Rather Not Give Up Their Human Rights

Women in Afghanistan marched in Kabul on Saturday, continuing popular resistance to what many Western critics of President Hamid Karzai's new power-sharing deal between the government and the Taliban fear is a growing trend of violence and discrimination against women. Activists were outraged last month after Karzai… » 4/14/12 6:00pm 4/14/12 6:00pm