An American Lawyer in Afghanistan
Kimberley Motley on representing the family of Farkhunda, the Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob in broad daylight.
Kimberley Motley is the American lawyer who represented the family of Farkhunda, the Afghan woman who was beaten to death in broad daylight by a mob, after she was falsely accused of burning the Koran. As the first and only foreign lawyer who litigates in Afghanistan, Kimberley's story is documented in the film Motley's Law. She tells Jo Fidgen why she was initially reluctant to take on Farkhunda's case.
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(Photo: Kimberley Motley at work. Credit: Motley's Law)