1. AWFUL

    Karzai Orders Girl's Torture Investigated

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    Afghan President Hmid Karzai has calling for an investigation into the torture of 15-year-old Sahar Gul, who was rescued from the basement of her in-laws' house last month. Sahar had been starved and brutally tortured for resisting prostitution. She said her 30-year-old husband and his family imprisoned and abused her for months. Karzai also ordered the arrest of those responsible.

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