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Afghan Prosecutor Faces Criticism for Her Pursuit of ‘Moral Crimes’

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New York Times, 28 December 2012
The only woman serving as chief prosecutor in any of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, in Herat, has come to personify the fine line between the progressive and the conservative. She has come under criticism — that her office is jailing women for so-called moral crimes at nearly the highest pace in Afghanistan, according to government records.


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