Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Murder of Young Afghan Girl in Tehran Stirs Protest

The rape and murder of an Afghan refugee girl in Iran has fueled outrage in Afghanistan and drawn diplomatic protest from Kabul. The six-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and then murdered by her Iranian kidnapper last week in Varamin, a poor suburb of Iran’s capital, Tehran. The incident sparked protests in at least one Afghan city over the weekend. The alleged killer is reported to be a 17-year-old student who lived in the same neighborhood and had contact with the girl and her...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter