Most women at Kabul prison accused of moral crimes

More than two-thirds of the 202 inmates are serving sentences of up to seven years for leaving their husbands, refusing to accept an arranged marriage, or leaving their parents’ home with a man of their choice, according to the prison’s director, Zaref Jan Naebi.

 Imagine going to jail (and imagine the jail itself, in Kabul), for doing any of that.

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