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An Afghan security personnel escorts suspects at close of daily proceedings at the Primary Court trial in Kabul on May 2, 2015. The first trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the mob killing of an Afghan woman began in Kabul on May 2 and is expected to continue for two days. The suspects all face charges relating to the March 19 killing of a 27-year-old woman, Farkhunda. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images)
An Afghan security personnel escorts suspects at close of daily proceedings at the Primary Court trial in Kabul on May 2, 2015. The first trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the mob killing of an Afghan woman began in Kabul on May 2 and is expected to continue for two days. The suspects all face charges relating to the March 19 killing of a 27-year-old woman, Farkhunda. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images)
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Today in Afghanistan four men were sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of an Afghan woman in March. NPR's Tom Bowman is just back from Afghanistan, where he was embedded with the Afghan military. He speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about what happened in the trial, and more about his trip, as troops there begin their first fighting season since the U.S. military officially ended combat operations.

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This segment aired on May 6, 2015.

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