Afghan Women Protest in Kabul

16 04 2009

From The New York Times:

Yesterday (Wednesday), about 300 Afghan women marched the streets of Kabul in protest of a recent law that, among other things, legalizes marital rape.  Facing an angry throng three times their size, these women bravely and peacefully protested in the face of threats, verbal abuse, and stone-throwing from a huge group of angry Afghan men and women.

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