Anger over Afghan girl's flogging

Protests have been held in Afghanistan over the public flogging of a 16-year-old girl.

    Protests have been held in Afghanistan over the public flogging of a 16-year-old girl.

    She was accused of having illicit relations, but relatives say she is a rape victim.

    The parliament is investigating the case, but many say the government isn't doing enough to protect women.

    Al Jazeera's Will Jordan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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