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Afghanistan Sentences 4 Men to Death in Deadly Mob Assault

A court in Afghanistan sentenced four men to death Wednesday for the deadly mob beating of a 27-year-old woman in March. The men are part of a group of 49 people put on trial in connection with the assault, including 19 police officers accused of either failing to stop the attack or taking part themselves. The Kabul court also sentenced eight of the defendants Wednesday to 16 years in prison. False accusations that the victim, a woman named Farkhunda, desecrated the Muslim holy...

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