Sat Dec 1, 2012, 07:12 PM
hue (4,890 posts)
Afghan girl beheaded after refusing manís marriage proposal
A 14-year-old Afghan girl was beheaded and killed in an attack by two men, one of whom apparently asked her to marry him.
The attack happened Tuesday, a day before new legislation was introduced in Congress calling on the U.S. government to take steps to help protect Afghan women and girls as the U.S. military prepares to exit Afghanistan.
Gasitina, a student, was beheaded in the Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province. The attack was initially reported by local media, and was confirmed by Amnesty International researcher Horia Mosadiq in an email.
The girl was fetching water when she was accosted, according to reports. The men, who have not been identified, were arrested by police. The girl and her parents had refused a marriage proposal by one of the men, according to the Amnesty International report.
This was the 15th deadly attack on a female victim in Kunduz in 2012, the human rights organization said.
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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 07:17 PM
Ed Suspicious (3,587 posts)
2. Why on Earth would any woman refuse a proposal from such a prize stud? A creature unstable
enough to remove his suitor's head in a fit of rage. Looks like this fine bachelor is still on the market ladies!