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U.S. soldier dies after saving young girl’s life in Afghanistan

Among all the heartache, injustice and death in the world, one must remember that there is also beauty, strength and heroism. This morning, I read this story from ABC News about a U.S. soldier who died in Afghanistan after he … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Afghan Women imprisoned for “moral crimes,” Human Rights Watch reports

According to BBC News, Human Rights Watch has said that hundreds of Afghan women are in prison for “moral crimes”- crimes that include running away, being raped or extra-marital sex. In Afghanistan, having sex outside of marriage, even when the … Continue reading

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Army Sergeant Who Allegedly Killed 16 Civilians in Afghanistan Could Face Death Penalty

The article below was written by the Boston Herald and talks about the army sergeant who shot 16 civilians, nine of them children, in Afghanistan on Sunday. The army sergeant could face up to the death penalty for his actions. … Continue reading

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Afghan woman will compete in London Olympics

According to Feministing.com, a 17-year-old Afghan young woman will be participating in the first women’s boxing competition at the Olympics. Sadaf Rahimi will be the third woman to represent Afghanistan at the Olympics, and she will be the only woman … Continue reading

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Afghan woman killed after giving birth to a 3rd daughter

According to BBC, a 22-year-old Afghan woman known as Stori was strangled to death after giving birth to a third daughter.  Allegedly her mother-in-law and husband were involved in her death. The mother-in-law has been arrested; however, her husband, who … Continue reading

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