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#Rukhsana who was stoned to death for marrying a loved one

I was away from the internet as usual as I had come to my town. But find the chance to go through social media accounts.  On social media many of likeminded youths had updated their accounts with a photo of a cute girl seeming to be on the peak of her youth. 485 more words

Taliban stoned to death a nineteen year old girl

The Taliban stoned to death nineteen year old Rokhshana in Afghanistan for attempting to leave a forced marriage and elope with another man.

Authorities said that  Rokhshana was arrested and executed in a Taliban controlled area. 112 more words

Violence Against Women

In the Jordan Valley...

After a summer break of some two months, Passages Home is back!

During these months, I traveled to Jordan and to Palestine.  Access to wifi was slow, border crossings were frustrating, and the general mood of the people was wistful for better times. 282 more words

Ordinary Places