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Afghan marchers demand justice for woman killed by mob

Several thousand protesters shut down a major thoroughfare in Kabul on Tuesday, demanding justice for the brutal killing of a 28-year-old Afghan woman by an angry mob last week. The demonstration was the second in as many days to demand justice for the woman identified as Farkhunda, who was beaten and burned by a mob at a Kabul shrine after being falsely accused of burning pages of the Koran, the Muslim holy book. The crowd estimated at more than 2,000 chanted, “Islam is a religion of humanity,” and “We want justice,” as they walked toward Afghanistan’s supreme court building. The killing Thursday afternoon gained global attention after cellphone videos...

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