05 May '12, 4pm

Tortured Afghan Child Bride's Inlaws Jailed | Care2 Causes

The plight of 15-year-old Sahar Gul captivated the nation and set off a storm of international condemnation when it came to light in late December. Officials said her husband’s family kept her in a basement for six months after her arranged marriage, ripping out her fingernails, breaking her fingers and torturing her with hot irons in an attempt to force her into prostitution. She was rescued by police in northeastern Baghlan province after an uncle alerted authorities. Husband’ and his father, mother, brother and sister Gul’s husband’s father, mother and sister were each sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court in Kabul on Tuesday, presiding judge Sibghatullah Razi said. Also found guilty were Gul’s husband, a member of the Afghan army, and her brother-in-law, both of whom have been on the run since her case became public, Razi said. He said the men will be sentenced wh...

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care2.com 05 May '12, 4pm

The plight of 15-year-old Sahar Gul captivated the nation and set off a storm of international condemnation when it came t...

Afghan child bride's in-laws get 10 years jail for burning, beating and pulling out her fingernails

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In this photograph taken on Dec 31, 2011, Afghan child bride Sahar Gul looks at Afghan Minister of Women's Affairs Husn Ba...

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care2.com 06 May '12, 4am

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2 Men Arrested in UK On Charges of Female Genital Mutilation | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 06 May '12, 1am

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care2.com 06 May '12, 6am

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ANOTHER Marine killed by man in Afghan army uni...

marinecorpstimes.com 07 May '12, 1pm

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