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National Geographic's Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Hospitalized Under Police Custody

The National Geographic's iconic "Afghan Girl", Sharbat Gulla, has been hospitalized for unspecified medical treatment as she remains in police custody in Pakistan, officials said Thursday. Police arrested Gulla, 46, last week at her residence in the city of Peshawar on charges of fraudulently obtaining Pakistani national identity cards for her herself and her two sons. Gulla’s arrest has outraged human rights and civil society activists in Pakistan, while authorities in...

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