Death sentence for four over mob killing of Afghan woman | The National:
A furious mob turned on the woman, 27-year-old Farkhunda, on March 19, beating her in broad daylight and setting her body ablaze on the banks of the Kabul River.
The attack came after an amulet seller, whom she had reportedly castigated for peddling superstition, falsely accused her of burning the Quran.
Her killing triggered protests around Afghanistan and drew global attention to the treatment of Afghan women.
Forty-nine people including 19 police officers accused of failing to prevent the attack were arrested.