Crimes against orphans & Hazaras

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  • trafficking orphans
  • threatening with the use of a deadly weapon
  • rape of a Hazara


  • "His word was law, and if you needed a little legal education, then those brass knuckles were just the right teaching tool. I saw him use those knuckles once on a kid from the Karteh-Char district. I will never forget how Assef's blue eye glinted with a light not entierly sane and how he grinned, how he grinned, as he pummeled that poor kid unconscious." pg. 38
  • "It's just a Hazara," Assef said. But Kamal kept looking away. "Fine," Assef snapped. "All I want you weaklings to do is hold him down. Can you manage that?" Assef knelt behind Hassan, put his hands on Hassan's hips and lifted his buttocks. He kept one hand on Hassan's back and undid his own belt buckle with his free hand. He unzipped his jeans. Dropped his underwear. He positioned himself behind Hassan." pg.75