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Afghan protesters demand justice for woman attacked and killed by Kabul mob

  • Afghan security forces stand guard as youth from the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan protest at the site where a mob beat to death a 27 year-old woman, Farkhunda, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 23, 2015. Hundreds gathered to demand justice for the woman, who was killed on March 19 outside one of the capital's most famous mosques. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    Afghan security forces stand guard as youth from the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan protest at the site where a mob beat to death a 27 year-old woman, Farkhunda, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 23, 2015. Hundreds gathered to demand justice for the woman, who was killed on March 19 outside one of the capital's most famous mosques. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

  • Afghan women rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, during her funeral, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Hundreds of people gathered in northern Kabul for the funeral of Farkhunda, who like many Afghans is known by only one name. She was killed late Thursday by a mob of mostly men who beat her, set her body on fire and then threw it into the Kabul River, according to police accounts. Police are still investigating what prompted the mob assault. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    Afghan women rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, during her funeral, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Hundreds of people gathered in northern Kabul for the funeral of Farkhunda, who like many Afghans is known by only one name. She was killed late Thursday by a mob of mostly men who beat her, set her body on fire and then threw it into the Kabul River, according to police accounts. Police are still investigating what prompted the mob assault. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Thursday, March 19, 2015 photo, Afghan men gather around the body of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, as her body is set on fire in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of people gathered in northern Kabul for the funeral of Farkhunda on Sunday, who like many Afghans is known by only one name. Afghan women's rights activists dressed head-to-toe in black broke with tradition to carry the coffin of the woman in the capital over allegations she had burned a Quran. (AP Photo/Dilagha Rezai)

    In this Thursday, March 19, 2015 photo, Afghan men gather around the body of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, as her body is set on fire in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of people gathered in northern Kabul for the funeral of Farkhunda on Sunday, who like many Afghans is known by only one name. Afghan women's rights activists dressed head-to-toe in black broke with tradition to carry the coffin of the woman in the capital over allegations she had burned a Quran. (AP Photo/Dilagha Rezai)  (The Associated Press)

Hundreds of Afghans have protested in Kabul to demand justice for a woman who was killed by a mob outside one of the capital's most famous mosques.

The woman, a 27-year-old religious scholar named Farkhunda, was beaten, pushed from a roof, run over by a car and set alight before her body was thrown in the Kabul River last Thursday. She was buried amid a huge public outcry on Sunday. Protesters who gathered Monday by the Shah Doshamshera mosque demanded the government prosecute all those responsible for the death of Farkhunda, who like many Afghans was known by only one name.

Police say they have arrested 13 people in relation to the incident, and suspended 13 policemen amid allegations they stood by and did nothing to stop the attack.