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'Kill list' targets Afghan women who speak up for human rights

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Afghan women in positions of power who dare speak up for human rights are targeted by the Taliban as part of a “kill list,” according to Women's E-News writer Sahana Dharmapuri. Since 2006, at least 10 women have been killed who were named on the list, some of them politicians and some of them policewomen. Safia Ama Jan, director of women's affairs for the Afghan government, was shot in the...

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