The High Price of Education in Afghanistan

A bounty was announced in Afghanistan last year; terrorists promised to pay $500 for the killing of a teacher—double the money if it was a female teacher.

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 02/25/2009 12:00 am EST

A bounty was announced in Afghanistan last year; terrorists promised to pay $500 for the killing of a teacher—double the money if it was a female teacher.

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