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Khaama Press (Translated by RAWA), August 22, 2016

Young woman burned to death in Afghan province

Another girl of 18 years, was also killed in northern Jowzjan province last night

Self immolation Afghan woman by Sharmeen obaid Chinoy
From "Afghanistan Unveiled" by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.
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A report from Nangarhar province states that a young woman was burned to death the night before in her house. The media offices of Nangarhar have reported that the incident had occurred in Behsood district.

The woman was named Sheeba and the reason for her killing is still not known. The police has arrested two suspects in connection to the incident. According to the report, the men arrested include one of the girl’s relatives, Mahmood, and her father-in-law, Shah Wali. Both are being investigated.

Another girl of 18 years, was also killed in northern Jowzjan province last night. Human rights officials in this province have expressed concern over this killing, the reason of which is still unknown.

Originally published on August 20, 2016

Category: Women, RAWA News, HR Violations - Views: 4173