ABOUT US  |  CONTACT US  |  RSS  |  ARCHIVE  |  2020-01-27  |  UPDATED: 1398/11/07 - 22:17:0 FA | AR | EN
In Talks, US Asks Taliban for ĎLong-Term Reduction in Violenceí             Turkey ends rescue efforts after earthquake toll reaches 41             Fog likely to figure prominently in probe of Kobe Bryantís fatal helicopter crash            Iraqís ďMillion-ManĒ March: What Are The Implications?             Homesteaders, catastrophists run for the hills to flee US uncertainty             US military investigating reports of Afghanistan plane crash: Official             France bans tear gas grenade blamed for maiming dozens of anti-govt. protesters             Up to 7 million Indians form 620km human chain to protest anti-Muslim law             Under fire for presidency bid, Bolivia interim leader asks all ministers to resign             Trump denies telling Bolton Ukraine aid was tied to investigations             China virus toll rises; foreign states trying to evacuate nationals from epicenter Wuhan             Palestinians reiterate rejection of US Ďdeal of the centuryí             President Rouhani: We should not allow Trump to succeed             Rescuers pull survivors from earthquake debris in Turkey             Bolton says Trump wanted to tie Ukraine aid to probe: Report            

DATE PUBLISHED: 2015/3/22 - 05:33:36
VISIT: 8300
SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS

Farkhunda Buried, Ghani Appoints Fact-Finding Team
Farkhunda Buried, Ghani Appoints Fact-Finding Team

The funeral of 27-year-old woman was held Sunday in Kabul, burying Farkhunda, a female teacher of Holy Quran who was brutally killed and burnt by a mob on the accusation of burning Islamís sacred book.

Hundreds of people including the MPs, womenís rights activists, religious scholars and journalists attended her funeral.

But the funeral participants didnít allow Dr. Ayaz Niazi, a renowned religious scholar at Wazir Akbar Khan Mosque, to take part in the burial ceremony as he had justified Farkhundaís killing and supported the act by angry civilians.

Farkhunda was brutally beaten to death, burnt and thrown into muddy Kabul River by a mob on Thursday in Kabul in the presence of a number of policemen after a Mullah accused her of burning Quran which led the people to attack her with stones and sticks.

Strongly condemning her death, a female lawmaker Farkhunda Zahra Naderi said in the burial ceremony that "Farkhunda was martyred."

Before leaving for the United States, President Ashraf Ghani assigned a fact-finding team to thoroughly investigate the case.

The incident followed huge criticisms from inside and outside the country after the video footages showing her being beaten harshly went viral on social media.

Farkhundaís family told TOLOnews that she went to a Mullah to stop him from deceiving people by writing false Tawiz, a folded piece of paper containing the verses of Quran.

But the Mullah in order to save his job and life, reportedly began shouting and calling on people that the girl burnt the Quran.

The practice of writing Tawiz is common in Afghanistan as the people wear Tawiz with a belief that it will remove any evil or affliction put on them through black magic, keep them safe and also bring them good luck.

According to the interior ministry, nine people have been arrested so far including those who posted their photos on the social media, admitting to have been involved in killing and setting Farkhunda on fire.

 

LINK: https://www.ansarpress.com/english/3418


TAGS:






*
*

*



SEE ALSO

Kapisa Man Killed by Brother Over Football Match


20 people wounded in grenade attack at wedding party Ė Khost


Afghanistan Again Among Top Corrupt Countries: Watchdog


Hundreds evacuated as flooding threaten homes in southern France as Storm Gloria hits


US: Iranians no longer eligible for trade, investment visas


Study finds London has become a city for the elites


Turkey to help Afghanistan develop its insurance sector


On the move: Conflict, refugee returns fuel Afghanistan displacement


Ghani Calls For Investigation of Kabul Family Murder


Billionaires richer than 60 percent of worldís population: Oxfam





VIEWED
MOST DISCUSSED







POLL

Modi, Merkel Discuss Afghanistan, Radicalisation And Terrorism

SEE RESULT


LAST NEWS

AIHRC: Civilian Casualties from Afghan Airstrikes Increasing

In Talks, US Asks Taliban for ĎLong-Term Reduction in Violenceí

Turkey ends rescue efforts after earthquake toll reaches 41

Fog likely to figure prominently in probe of Kobe Bryantís fatal helicopter crash

Iraqís ďMillion-ManĒ March: What Are The Implications?

Homesteaders, catastrophists run for the hills to flee US uncertainty

US military investigating reports of Afghanistan plane crash: Official

France bans tear gas grenade blamed for maiming dozens of anti-govt. protesters

Up to 7 million Indians form 620km human chain to protest anti-Muslim law

Under fire for presidency bid, Bolivia interim leader asks all ministers to resign

Trump denies telling Bolton Ukraine aid was tied to investigations

China virus toll rises; foreign states trying to evacuate nationals from epicenter Wuhan

Palestinians reiterate rejection of US Ďdeal of the centuryí

President Rouhani: We should not allow Trump to succeed

Rescuers pull survivors from earthquake debris in Turkey

Bolton says Trump wanted to tie Ukraine aid to probe: Report

Death toll from torrential Brazil storms rises to 44: Officials

US State Dept. confirms rocket hitting dining facility of its Baghdad embassy

Pakistanis, Kashmiris observe íBlack Dayí against India

Iranís Zarif rebuffs Trumpís call for direct talks as íwishful thinkingí

TAPI Pipeline Project Faces More Delays in Afghanistan

PTMís Leader Manzoor Pashteen Arrested by Pakistani Police

Abdullah Criticizes Palace for ĎImpedingí Peace Process

Afghan Politicians Prepare ĎNational Reconciliation Planí

Kapisa Man Killed by Brother Over Football Match

Girl and Her Father Are Killed by Afghan Forces

China faces Ďgrave situation,í as virus toll rises

Supporters of Wikileaks founder protest outside prison in London

Record rainstorms kill 30 in southeastern Brazil

Veteran US MP, impeachment manager calls Trump a ídictatorí on Senate floor

Prince Charles wants to visit Iran: Sunday Times

8-year-old Palestinian boy found dead, suspected to have been kidnapped by settlers

20 people wounded in grenade attack at wedding party Ė Khost

Hamid Karzai, Abdullah to come up with a new policy for peace

Pakistan PM warns world of danger of all-out war over Kashmir

Martyrdom exerts profound effects on worldís future: Iran Leader

Myanmar army shells Rohingya village, kills two women

Cricket: Qualifying Process Announced for T20 World Cup 2021

Eastern Turkey jolted by strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake, 21 dead

Israel to retain security control of Palestinian state under Trump deal: Report


MEDICAL NEWS








ANSAR PRESS ©  |  ABOUT US  |  CONTACT US  |  MOBILE VERSION  |  LINKS  |  DESIGN: Negah Network Co.
All right reserved. Use this website by mentioning the source (link) is allowed. ›—ś‘ź«Ś «یš —š ی šŕŠ»šŌ«š