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Afghan women protest for rights after public execution

Kabul : Afghanistan | Jul 11, 2012 at 9:28 AM PDT
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Afghan women protest for rights after public execution MIRIAM ARGHANDIWAL, REUTERS July 12, 2012 12:06am KABUL - Over 100 women and a handful of men took to the streets of the Afghan capital on Wednesday to call on the government to do more to protect women's rights after the public execution of a young... FULL ARTICLE AT GMA News
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