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Video of girl's flogging as Taliban hand out justice

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/02/taliban-pakistan-justice-women-flogging

Her offence was being seen in public with a man not her husband or a relative.

A video showing a teenage girl being flogged by Taliban fighters has emerged from the Swat Valley in Pakistan, offering a shocking glimpse of militant brutality in the once-peaceful district, and a sign of Taliban influence spreading deeper into the country.

The two-minute video, shot using a mobile phone, shows a burka-clad woman face down on the ground. Two men hold her arms and feet while a third, a black-turbaned fighter with a flowing beard, whips her repeatedly.

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