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Capital punishment is a legal punishment in Afghanistan.[1] The methods used hanging and shooting. Stoning, amputation, and flogging were used as method for punishment, especially during the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (1996–2001).[2][3]

Capital offences

The capital offences includes the serious crimes and are governed by Sharia laws, along with civil laws. The capital offences includes:[4]

Notable executions

See also

References

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