October 11, 2013
Forbidden Love Results in Public Execution
Saber & Najibullah, Radio Free Europe
The Associated Press
It's a young woman's story of true love blocked by forced engagement, prompting a romantic nighttime escape with her beloved. This is the tale that played out in the Afghan village of Kookchail, in the northern Badghis Province. And like many such cases in deeply conservative areas of the country, this one had a tragic ending.
TAGGED: Sharia Law, Afghanistan