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Afghan MP's Remark to Female Filmmaker Suggested Sexual Abuse

An Afghan lawmaker threatened a female documentary filmmaker with sexual abuse during a video interview on women’s rights. A video clip of the interview between Afghan parliament member Nazir Ahmad Hanafi and Isobel Yeung became a viral sensation over the weekend when it was posted on the Vice website. Yeung confirmed details of the incident in an interview with VOA. Yeung questioned Hanafi about his opposition to the Elimination of Violence Against Women Act, a bill pending in the...

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