July 9, 2012
WARNING: This video contains footage which some may find disturbing.
Footage of the execution of 22-year-old Najiba showed men cheering as she was shot several times in the back and head.
The incident in the Shinwari area of Parwan province recalled similar public executions which were commonplace during the Taliban’s government of the 1990s.
General John Allen, commander of American and Nato forces, said: “Let’s be clear, this wasn’t justice, this was murder, and an atrocity of unspeakable cruelty.