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Summary Justice

Kabul: visible justice

An apparent thief caught and about to be repeatedly, violently hit by one of the officers. The need in any society for people to see that justice will be done and our faith that the legal system will meter out justice?

The street where this was taken is close to the hawala agents and money changers – with so much cash openly exchanged the need to project the rule of law, and the consequences when those laws are broken is high.