The Widespread Rioting of the Citizens of Kabul and Its Surrounding Region
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[66c] In 1219/1804–1805, a Qizilbash rogue lured a young Hanafite boy who lived in Kabul into going home with him. He invited some other pederasts to take part in this loathsome business and they performed a number of obscene acts on the helpless lad. At the end of several days during which they plied him with drugs and alcohol, they threw him out in the street. The boy went home and told his father what had happened. His father, in turn, went to His Highness Shah Mahmud and demanded justice be…

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“The Widespread Rioting of the Citizens of Kabul and Its Surrounding Region”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 21 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000067>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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