An Afghan protester speaks on a loudspeaker as others hold portraits of Afghans who were killed in the past three decades of war and violence, during a demonstration for human rights in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

Leading Afghan Women’s Rights Activist Murdered While On Her Way To Work

Women’s rights official Nadia Sediqqi was gunned down on her way to work in eastern Afghanistan on Monday by unknown assailants, in an attack that highlights the special dangers Afghan female government workers face. The Washington Post reported that Sediqqi was shot as she was getting into a rickshaw near her home in Eastern Laghman province, […]