Self-immolation Among Afghanistan’s Women
December 1, 2009, 2:22 am
Filed under: Afghanistan, Society | Tags: , ,

While the practice of self-immolation is unfathomably horrific, it is rather common in Afghanistan where it has been done for decades.  As the condition of Afghanistan’s women continues to spiral hopelessly out of control, this horrendous and desperate attempt at escape will unfortunately become more pronounced.

Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Herat.



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May their souls rest in peace

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