Afghan Woman Burnt to Death, Vigils to Be Held

Afghan Woman Burnt to Death, Vigils to Be Held

In a most horrifying incident, an Afghan woman was brutally beaten and set ablaze in Kabul, Afghanistan. Reports say the woman was killed because she allegedly burnt the pages of the holy Qur’an. Violence against women has been frequently taking different shapes and is nothing new in Afghanistan, a country laden with stringent religious values […]

Associated Press Photographer Killed, Journalist Wounded by Afghan Police

Associated Press Photographer Killed, Journalist Wounded by Afghan Police

Veteran Associated Press (AP) photographer Anja Niedringhaus was shot and killed on in Kabul Friday. An Afghan police man is responsible for her death. Journalist Kathy Gannon was also wounded in the shooting. The region is known to be extremely volatile and attacks are increasing in frequency as the election looms. The pair were¬†travelling with […]