Anorak | Sahar Gul shows us how Afghanistan has changed

Sahar Gul shows us how Afghanistan has changed

by | 2nd, January 2012

SAHAR Gul is the 15-year-old Afghan wife tortured by her mother-in-law and sister-in-law in their effort to make her a prostitute. Sahar Gul was assaulted for six months, held in basement while her fingernails were ripped off and her skin damaged with hot irons.

Sahar Gul has been shown to media at a hospital in Baghlan, north of Kabul, Afghanistan.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai said police will arrest members of a family accused of torturing and illegally detaining their son’s teenage wife Gul for the past six months.

Why are we being shown this now? Why when the US military is being withdrawn and aid money is puring into Post-Taliban Afghanistan are

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