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Afghanistan: thousands protest Hazara beheadings | World War 4 Report


Afghanistan: thousands protest Hazara beheadings | World War 4 Report: Many women participated in the march—some breaking with tradition to help carry the coffins. It was the biggest march in Kabul since the mob killing in March of a young woman, Farkhunda, who was falsely accused of burning the Koran. The crowd was ethnically mixed—Hazaras as well as Tajiks, Uzbeks and Pashtuns. Protesters called for Ghani's resignation, accusing him of abandoning large sections of the country to the militants. "For too long, we have been buried in silence," said Mohamad Ishaq Mowahidi, one of the protest organizers. "The logical way is for us to submit the coffins as a gift to the government." (Revolution News, BBC News, NYT)

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