Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop, a rising star in Kenya's athletics scene, was buried on Saturday (October 23) at a funeral attended by more than 1,000 people. Tirop was found stabbed to death in her home in the Rift Valley town of Iten on October 13, in an incident that has shone the spotlight on violence against women in Kenya. Her funeral was held on the day she would have turned 26, the Vicar presiding over her funeral service noted.
Afghan media worker Sadia Sadat is buried in Jalalabad after three women working at a TV station were gunned down in two separate attacks Tuesday, in the latest brazen targeted killing in the war-torn country. The 18-year-old had been working for the TV station for one year to help earn extra money to support her family, according to a cousin.
9 Aug 2020
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