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Afghan Court Cancels Death Sentences in Mob Killing

An Afghan judge says a court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine. Appeals Court Judge Abdul Nasir Murid said Thursday that three of the men convicted of the murder of Farkhunda Malikzada in March were instead given 20-year sentences. The fourth was sentenced to 10 years. The ruling was made in a closed-door hearing Wednesday and first reported by the independent Tolo TV. Tolo said the peddler at...

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