Women’s rights activist Freshta Kohistani shot dead in Kabul

Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead a women’s rights activist and her brother north of Afghanistan’s capital Thursday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations ravages the violence-wracked country. Freshta Kohistani, aged 29, was the second activist to be killed in two days after a prominent pro-democracy advocate was gunned down in Kabul on Wednesday.… Continue reading Women’s rights activist Freshta Kohistani shot dead in Kabul