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Afghanistan Executes 5 Men for Gang Rape

Afghan authorities executed five men convicted of gang rape, despite allegations of flawed legal proceedings.   Former President Hamid Karzai signed the execution order last month on his last day in office. In August, eight men, some dressed in police uniforms, stopped a family's car outside Kabul and sexually assaulted four women, including one who was pregnant.  A public outcry followed, with street demonstrations in support of the victims. Seven men were initially...

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