Heinous apples – Rotting orchards : The Killing of Farkhunda Malikzadeh


She would have made an unlikely role model in the fight for the rights of Afghan women. A deeply religious Muslim, she was very much a card-carrying member of the establishment, a symbol of what the Afghan society wanted to see in a woman  – conservative and pious – wrapped, covered, packaged in a veil, so that Afghan men’s eyes would not fall only on her eyes, nose and cheeks.

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The killing of Farkhunda Malizadeh






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