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For Punishment of Elder's Misdeeds, Afghan Girl Pays the Price

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First Posted: 02/16/2012 4:06 pm Updated: 02/16/2012 4:07 pm

The New York Times:

ASADABAD, Kunar Province — Shakila, 8 at the time, was drifting off to sleep when a group of men carrying AK-47s barged in through the door. She recalls them complaining, as they dragged her off into the darkness, about how their family had been dishonored and about how they had not been paid.

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