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Afghanistan: Justice for Farkhunda is not achieved through executions

, Index number: ASA 11/1615/2005

The Afghan authorities are only exacerbating injustices by handing out death sentences after apparently unfair trials against some of those involved in the vigilante killing of a woman in Kabul after she was falsely accused of burning the Koran, and should immediately establish a moratorium on all executions with a view to its full abolition.

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