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Friday Links | July 20, 2012

Last week, Hanifa Safi, an Afghan Women’s Affairs official was killed by a car bomb. While she is not the first female Afghan official to be killed, the Afghan government has not done much to prevent these murders, or to bring those responsible to justice. In the same week, a young Afghan girls, Tamana, was killed, which [...]
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Another Woman Killed in Afghanistan for Demanding Rights

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : myMADRE (3 years ago)

On Friday, July 13, Reuters reported that Hanifa Safi, a regional head of women’s affairs in Afghanistan, was killed when a bomb attached to her car exploded. Women’s human rights leaders and women in visible positions in Afghanista... Read Post

Officials: Somalia interior minister killed in suicide bombing

News : CNN's This Just In (4 years ago)

Somalia's interior minister was killed Friday in a suicide bomb attack carried out in his own home by a female bomber, according to Somali government officials. This story is developing. We'll bring you the latest information as soo... Read Post

Bomb kills head of women's affairs in Afghan east

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(Reuters) - A regional head of women's affairs was targeted and killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan's east on Friday, officials said, the latest act of brazen violence against women in the country.Hanifa Safi was killed when driving... Read Post

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